Get creative and sell your handmade items or vintage wares on Etsy.

Etsy is the leading online marketplace in the handcraft, vintage and craft supply where you can sell handmade, unique items to a large audience of ready-to-buy customers.

By selling on Etsy, you become part of a global community of creative entrepreneurs.

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THE OPPORTUNITY

Etsy has a community of 30 million buyers and creative businesses so if you love craft, are into all things vintage or are good with your hands, Etsy is a great place to earn some extra cash.

It's an amazing creative outlet, where many people are earning extra cash or creating full time businesses out of something they love.

You can sell:

  • Handmade Goods
  • Vintage Items (min 20 years old)
  • Craft Supplies

HOW TO GET STARTED

Opening a shop on Etsy is free, and it costs $0.20 USD per item listed. You then pay a transaction fee of 3.5% when you sell a product.

Getting started with Etsy is relatively simple.

  1. Begin with something to sell that meets the Etsy guidelines .
  2. Open your shop
  3. Add your products
  4. Begin selling

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THE PAY

You set your own pricing, and Etsy simply charge 3.5% transaction fee when you sell an item. The only other fee is the $0.20 USD fee per item listed.

The sky's the limit!

You can be paid by Direct Checkout, Paypal, Money Order or Check.

ABOUT THE COMPANY

Etsy connects people around the world to buy and sell unique goods.

Etsy is a marketplace where people around the world connect, both online and offline, to make, sell and buy unique goods.


The heart and soul of Etsy is our global community: the creative entrepreneurs who use Etsy to sell what they make or curate, the shoppers looking for things they can’t find anywhere else, the manufacturers who partner with Etsy sellers to help them grow, and the Etsy employees who maintain and nurture our marketplace.

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Their mission is to "re-imagine commerce in ways that build a more fulfilling and lasting world."

According to their website, they are a certified B Corporate - a new company that uses the power of business to solve social and environmental problems.

Of course it is easy to say start selling, but how popular your store becomes is dependant on several factors. If you can get these right, there is no telling how popular your store may become.

Tips
  1. Get your product photography right
  2. Know your product and audience
  3. Get your pricing right
  4. Build your brand
  5. Get an understanding of Search Engine Optimisation. (This is how people will find you through search engines like Google)
  6. Optimise your shop
  7. Social Media marketing can work well for Etsy products
  8. Have Fun!

 

 

 

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Get creative and sell your handmade items or vintage wares on Etsy.

Etsy is the leading online marketplace in the handcraft, vintage and craft supply where you can sell handmade, unique items to a large audience of ready-to-buy customers.

By selling on Etsy, you become part of a global community of creative entrepreneurs.

Visit Website

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