Etsy 101

  • by Steve Weber
  • Narrated by Shawn Motes
  • 5 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Step away from the craft fair. Set up shop on Etsy, the world market for art, design and home decor! For artists, crafters, designers, and vintage resellers, it's a revolution. Never before has it been so easy to open a storefront that will reach millions of paying customers - with no up-front investment - online, in an afternoon! Learn how thousands of Etsians, young and old, have launched their business on a shoestring, usually part-time at home. See how to sell items quickly, earn money, and have fun doing it. Discover the new twist on good old-fashioned word-of-mouth advertising made possible online, courtesy of Facebook, Google, and Etsy itself. You'll learn the best tools for making it all work, no computer geekery required. With tips to work smarter, you'll have more time to spend doing what you love: creating, finding new treasures, and belonging to a community of like-minded, independent artisans.


Listen to easy-to-follow guides for registering on Etsy.com and selling your handmade items, vintage finds, or crafting supplies
Instantly supplement your brick-and-mortar store sales with an online sales outlet in the world's biggest and best-known artists' marketplace
Hear examples and insider tips from dozens of Etsy's top sellers
Learn to create an online shop and market your own brand
Discover how to describe and photograph your items like a consummate professional
Learn how to price your items to maximize your sales and fatten your profits
Learn how to process your Etsy payments and avoid scams
Get tax deductions for your home studio or office and travel expenses
License your designs to extend your reach and earn more
Automate your administrative chores with Etsy apps
Learn to use keywords to drive visitors to your Etsy shop
Generate word of mouth and "free" advertising, and see why paid advertising is usually a waste of money
Take your business to the next level by attracting wholesalers and retailers

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 25-05-2012
  • Publisher: Weber Books