Bonus Episode 12: The One Image You Should NOT Use in Your Listings

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the image you should delete from your listings | the merriweather council podcast

Hey remember when Etsy went ahead and opened the ability for sellers to upload an extra five additional images to each listing? That made a total of ten images available on any listing! So cool right? Well it was, until people starting getting nutty with themselves. Queue all sorts of panic and questions and general craziness from the Etsy communities.

Let’s be sure you didn’t get carried – far away – from what you want to be doing with your listings and the photos within them! Extra space is only a positive when used properly and strategically. There are many ways to do that, and some sellers really have a need for a lot of listing images. I want to make sure you are clear on what should be in there and what should not be. In this episode I am going to explain everything from the concerns people had to the thing you super don’t want to be doing with your extra images.

This episode was inspired by Etsy’s additional image release but the thoughts and tips outlined in this episode can and should absolutely be applied to your shop regardless what platform it is on. Truth be told, most platforms already allowed a significant number or even unlimited uploads. Doesn’t matter where these listings are, you’ll want to have doing work for you not against you!

In this episode:

  • the series of events that lead to this episode
  • this is NOT an etsy-specific issue. No matter what platforms you sell on, you’ll want to hear this episode!
  • what NOT to do with your listing images
  • the purpose of your listings

Related Posts: How I Take Product Photos for Etsy and My Website and My Etsy Photo-Taking Tips, Tricks, and Tools for Developing Cohesive Style

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