Start a Handmade Businesses 2017: Sell on Etsy
One of the biggest trends in 2017 is starting an online handmade business! Etsy is the ideal platform for that! Discover how to sell on Etsy!
How to Open an Online Handmade Business in 2017 – Try on Etsy
If you have free time and you are interested in making handmade crafts or creating photography and paintings, and you want to sell your works online – Etsy is without a doubt the best place to get started.
As a matter of fact, Etsy is one of the biggest trends in 2017 when it comes to opening a handmade business. On Etsy, you can easily open an online shop and start your small online business.
This means that you don’t have to spend money on renting or buying a place for your handmade business as you can simply do everything online. The best part is that your business will be exposed to a larger audience from all around the world.
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How to Sell on Etsy
Etsy is known as the biggest online marketplace for handmade products in the world. So, if you want to follow the trends and start selling on Etsy – the first thing you need to do is to visit their official website and register an account.
Registering an account is pretty simple. You can choose your own account name, your own brand name, and etc. Make sure to choose a creative and unique name, and most importantly a memorable name. You can categorize the crafts and put them up on various shops. This option will allow you to manage your handmade business easier.
Once you’ve registered an account you can start selling. You can add a banner for your shop and make sure it is representable as this can be the trademark for your store. After adding the banner, you need to make a Shop Announce or presenting your shop to your target audience. Don’t forget to inform your potential buyers about your handling, shipping, and return policies. You can create a “Shipping Profile” which will cover the international and domestic rates for shipping.
Lastly, add keywords for your crafts and upload images. This is essential as this is how your potential buyers will see your crafts. Make sure to take high-quality images!
Now you are ready to sell on Etsy. If you still need more information, you can always do a little more research before you start!