6 Shopping Secrets You Never Knew About Etsy

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Etsy is the ultimate online marketplace for finding custom crafts, decor, and even beauty. Since the site is made up of many individual sellers, you might think it’s hard to find a good deal. However, there are tons of sneaky shopping tips that will help you get the best prices on your favorite handmade goods.

Subscribe To Etsy Emails

Etsy emails are the best way to get updates on discounts and sales. This is also a great way to see new products from your favorite sellers.

Search Etsy Local

Did you know you can search Etsy by location? Scroll to the bottom of the Etsy homepage. Here you’ll find a “Etsy Local” link where you can see local event dates and locations. At these events, you can meet sellers and see products in person.

Check For Coupon Codes

There are two different types of Etsy coupon codes. Occasionally, Etsy will offer site-wide promotions. The other type of coupon code is specific to the seller. Many Etsy shops will have promo codes and promotions listed at the top of their home page.

Buy In Bulk

Sometimes sellers will offer a discount if you buy multiple items. This varies from seller to seller. Don’t be afraid to message the seller and ask for a discount. Sometimes they will be able to offer you a deal. You can often save on shipping if you are buying multiple items from the same seller.

Shop Etsy Sale Events

Did you know that Etsy has sales?! You can find scheduled sales at Etsy On Sale.The website features many different Etsy products available at a discount. 

Shop For Wedding Decor & Supplies

Etsy is a gold mine if you’re planning a wedding. If you’re a couple on a budget, Etsy is a great option because you can get semi-custom decor at a better price. Plus, you can even set up a wedding registry on Etsy. 

This post originally appeared March 3, 2017, on She Finds


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