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Choosing a Shop Name for Etsy

If you’re just getting started, click here for help with deciding whether or not to sell on Etsy.

Now that we’ve figured that out, your first step to starting an Etsy shop is choosing the perfect shop name. 515 more words


15 Things to Consider/Do Before Opening an Etsy Shop

Etsy is THE marketplace for handmade items. When someone says they sell anything handmade online everyone and their mother assume it’s on Etsy. Etsy has definitely earned that right. 1,520 more words


Crafty Plans in New York City

I’m trying not to make too many plans for our visit to New York City. Mostly we just want to see everyone that we haven’t seen in six-years. 495 more words

Link Love

Amazon Handmade Marketplace vs. Etsy: A Mutual Seller's Perspective

Until this point Etsy has had no challenging competitors.  Though there were alternatives out the such as Aftcra, Artfire, and Bonanza, none have had the customer base that Etsy has attained with 20.8 million active buyers.   363 more words


8 tips for surviving the outdoor handmade marketplace and flea market shopping experience

If you’re like me, one of the best parts of summer for you is attending outdoor handmade markets and junking at a good flea market. 596 more words

Small Business

Why Artisans May Want to Rethink Selling to the Low End Market

by Gail Oliver, Small Business Marketing Consultant

I have had a lot of very successful small businesses, who are technically having great success selling on popular online marketplaces, come to me and ask for advice as to why that despite this success, they are still not making money. 689 more words


School’s out for the summer, my shop to-do list is a mile long, and I’m a little overwhelmed! I’m endlessly surprised by the discrepancy between how long I think something will take to get accomplished, and how long it actually takes. 449 more words