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Sunday, June 27, 2010

Name that color - everything you need to know to Etsy Keyword Color Tag your items RED

This is the first in a series of blog posts based on color names suitable for tagging your Etsy shop. My online shop has been the perfect test platform to see if the added effort really helps with sales and I can say I have seen a steady rise to date.

Keep in mind as you go through these colors there is a possibility not all keywords will fit within Etsy's character limits so you may have to modify them. Also note that does not particularly like some words for example, cabernet whiskey type names so you may wish to read their SEO (search engine optimization) hints.

As you all know, SEO is why we do these tasks in great detail. Search engines send spiders out to find similar names or terms to what you may have entered in the toolbar search box. This series of blog posts should help you with your color entries when doing listings on,, and

If you have any color suggestions you think should be added to the master, please sign in below and leave a comment. We would LOVE to hear back from you and also ask you 'follow us' for the remainder of the series of color keywords.

Today we are featuring the color RED

candy apple
cerise lipstick
carmine rust
spaghetti sauce
tomato soup
coral red
fire engine red
lava flame
sangria wine
terra cotta
tuscan scarlet
ruby raspberry
alizarin crimson
tabasco sauce
tomato patch
burgundy blush
scarlet cardinal
garnet slice
cranberry juice
cherry pie
mulberry wood
black rose
claret cab sav
red ribbon
vin rouge
Mexican red
paprika spice
can can dance
claret wine red
red licorice
tamarillo berry
red stiletto shoe
nutmeg spice


  1. Very informative, thank you! That is a lot of red!

  2. Thanks for the info! Great Blog!