How to Sell on Etsy: The 6 Fatal Mistakes That Killed My Etsy Shop

How to Sell on Etsy: Mistakes to Avoid

In 2008 I opened my first Etsy shop and didn’t sell a single item. In 2014 I opened another Etsy shop with an iPhone photograph while I was on the treadmill at 6:00 AM and landed several orders within a matter of days. What was the difference? Was it timing? Luck? Maybe I came up with an exciting, innovative product to sell this time around that didn’t quite hit the mark in 2008? Actually, none of … Read More

How Maria Earns a Full-Time Living From Home on Etsy

Awhile ago, I wrote an article about Etsy and how my very part-time small Etsy side hustle paid for my honeymoon, most of my wedding and has funded a lot of my travel so far. It blew up, got a lot of attention and many people were interested in starting their own businesses on Etsy, so when I met Maria Oliviera who not only also sells on Etsy, but is full-time on Etsy (and her boyfriend … Read More

The Ultimate Guide to Selling on Etsy: How I Turned $0.30 into $5,000 in 4 Months

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In a four month period in 2014 I turned $0.30 into $5,000 with Etsy. Maybe it was timing or maybe it was luck, but I stumbled across a way of using Etsy that helped my Etsy shop start making sales just days after the first listing. And since it seems as if many of you are interested in opening Etsy shops, I thought it would be helpful to show you how to start an Etsy shop so you can … Read More