Episode 34: Etsy Pattern – Better But Still Not Best


Episode 34: Etsy Pattern - Better But Still Not Best | The Merriweather Council Podcast

Etsy’s website builder Pattern has evolved quite a bit since it was first released – but has anything REALLY changed as far as your business using it is concerned? That’s what I’m chatting about on this episode.

In this episode:

  • What is Pattern?
  • My initial thoughts when it was released, revisited
  • My thoughts on Pattern now
  • Why I don’t recommend Pattern
  • What you can get for the small amount of money
  • Why Pattern is great for Etsy, maybe not so great for you

Related listening: Debunking Your Inventory Management Excuse

What I recommend instead of Pattern

SHOPIFY. Yes, I am obsessed with Shopify and I think it is a great option for the great majority of Etsy sellers who want to have their own site!

Shopify is what I use to run merriweathercouncil.com and what I recommend you consider using as well! It is intuitive and easy to use – if you can use Etsy you can use Shopify. There are loads of ways to customize your shop and add functionality as well.

If you want to give Shopify a whirl, I will loop you in on my Shopify Boosted Start Training Series for FREE!! This series will help you get past the initial hurdles involved in setting your Shopify site up – aka, it will save you loads of time.

Related Reading:

15 Reasons to Love Selling Handmade on Shopify

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Oh, hi! Welcome to The Merriweather Council. I’m Danielle and I am a maker in business and mentor to other makers in business. I teach you how to turn your crafty tendencies into profits!

Oh, I’m also really into crafts, boy bands + iced coffee. Email me anytime to say hello or send cute Backstreet Boy videos or dog pictures .. or whatever! danielle (at) merriweathercouncil.com Thanks for stopping by.

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