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Free delivery guarantee: why sellers are angry with Etsy

Free delivery guarantee: why sellers are angry with Etsy

In early July Etsy’s CEO Josh Silverman wrote a letter to the Etsy seller community about their new free delivery guarantee trial for US customers from July 30th. Detailed in this letter was the idea of their new policy and the incentive that they would give priority search placement to those sellers who took up the free shipping guarantee for buyers who spent $35 USD or more.

As you can imagine since then there has been a huge online debate among sellers expressing their anger and concern at feeling ‘forced’ into making financial decisions about their business in order to remain on Etsy’s platform. 😞

🙌 Today on the podcast 🎧🎥 I want to talk about what the new policy means and lay out options and opportunities I see for Etsy sellers going forward.

Facebook Group Live Session: Holiday Shipping & Missing Post - How To Cope!

Facebook Group Live Session: Holiday Shipping & Missing Post - How To Cope!

Getting your products shipped safely and in the best time is our main concern after a sale, so planning ahead for busier times is never a bad thing... believe me things like third party staff shortages, postal strikes and even bad weather can cause delays that you might not expect. So we will be talking about shipping your products around the holidays and how to cope with it effectively. It's a live session, so feel free to ask questions and chip in with your top tips!