Part of the fun of browsing through Etsy is discovering new makers and products which make the visual aspects of a listing very important. As a buyer, we often judge a book my its cover. Dark, dingy photos of what could very well be an incredible product are often overlooked while well-lit, bright and styled shots win over the hearts of buyers and lead to a sale.
We chatted with the maker of Spry Ceramics about how to take good product photos while using simple tools and tricks. Discover how to bring your photos to the next level below!
Creating a proper work space is essential to any at-home business. Whether you’re a creative maker, freelance writer or run your own storefront, a lot of desk work is a necessary part of the job. From answering emails to managing your online store, creating a space where you can stay focused and organized is a life saver. For this week’s maker spotlight, we chatted with the beauty and brains behind Dayna Lee Collection to bring you inspiration and advice on how to create a productive workspace of your own.
It’s no surprise there’s a huge amount of talented makers in the world. From jewellery design to paper goods and beyond it’s becoming increasingly popular for artists to embark on the journey of staring their own creative business. But just like any new adventure in life, taking the first steps and committing to becoming an entrepreneur can be scary. We chatted with some talented Canadian Etsy sellers and asked them to give their best advice on starting a handmade business.