Selling on Etsy: Turning Your Hobby Into a Profitable Business
- Sales Rank:75,126
- Format:Kindle eBook
- Language:English (Published)
- Media:Kindle Edition
- Publication Date:February 3, 2013
It used to be that you could afford to enjoy a hobby for that hobby's sake. These days, every little penny counts.
What if you could learn every step it took to make an income from the craft or hobby you enjoy? What if your woodworking, macrame, photography or oil paintings could not only provide you with additional income, but also a career?
Etsy, a global marketplace for handcrafted items and art, is your gateway to creating additional income doing something you love.
If you make it, you can sell it on Etsy.
Selling on Etsy teaches you everything you need to create a successful, thriving business selling your handmade items online.
It isn't enough to make an item and list it in the hopes that it will sell; you need to do research to find out if there is a market for your craft, how to create a unique angle to make it highly desirable to your customers and how to make the most of free keyword tools to make your Etsy listings easy to find and easy to buy.
Selling on Etsy shows you how to do:
-Quick and easy market research using free tools
-Determine a pricing strategy that allows you to profit and grow your business
-Develop a brand name and own it across the web
-Work out the details for shipping, photography and customer-friendly policies
-Go step-by-step through creating a shop and your first listings
-Market your shop effectively through traditional and uncommon marketing methods, both online and offline
-Seek out cost effective methods to advertise your business and analyze results for the best returns
-Make customer service work for you by being accessible to your customers without being taken advantage of
-Take your business beyond Etsy and sell on your own website
With Selling on Etsy, you have all of the tools and information you need to go from hobby crafter to a full-fledged business.
Whether you're new to selling online or trying to make the most of your existing Etsy shop, Selling on Etsy gets you there with proven, results-oriented steps and techniques designed to guide you on your path to success.
Freedom from the 9 to 5 is out there. Are you ready to reach out and grab it?
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