Handmade for Each Other: Falling in Love with Etsy
In This Chapter
Understanding Etsy’s purpose and how Etsy makes money
Signing up for (and making your way around) Etsy
Setting up your Etsy shop
Understanding the selling process on Etsy
Running your Etsy business with ease
Exploring the Etsy community
If your goal is to “make a living making things,” then Etsy is for you. Etsy was created specifically to enable artists and craftspeople to sell their wares online — “to reconnect makers with buyers.” In short, Etsy enables creative types to channel their passion for their craft into their life’s work!
In this chapter, we give you a bird’s-eye view of Etsy — its purpose and business model, how to sign up for and navigate it, and all sorts of good stuff about opening and running your own shop.
Handmade Crusade: Understanding Etsy’s Purpose and Business Model
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