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We’ve been on Etsy for almost two years and made SO CLOSE to a million dollars in sales.
In this post, I’ll share with you a month-to-month breakdown of how much money we made every month, what happened during key months, why it wasn’t all rainbows and sunshine, and read to the end of the post where I share more on how we became successful so quickly. We started selling on Etsy in July of 2020.
So for the first month, we made $2310.50.
If you’re experiencing slow sales right now in your handmade business and it’s summertime as you’re reading this blog post, here’s what’s going on, why sales are slower, and what to do about it. If you’re new to business, one thing you should know is it’s a roller coaster.
There’s no stable paycheck that you can expect from month to month. Some days you’ll make a lot of money; other days, it’ll be crickets.
I want you to know that this roller coaster is totally normal in business.
Especially for most of us selling …
If you’re thinking about starting your own business, but you’re not quite sure what kind to start, keep reading.
In today’s blog, I want to help you identify which type of business you should start.
We’ll go over the three main types of online businesses so that by the end of this blog, you’ll have a better idea of which business type is the best for you to get into.
So knowing which type of business you have makes everything a lot simpler for you because each type should be approached differently.
The way you …
Are you feeling down about your business because you just saw another shop post about their gazillion orders they have to ship today?
I know that can be a defeating feeling especially if you sell something similar and you started out at the same time as them.
But when we scroll through social media, we only see the highlights and the wins of someone’s life and business.
People naturally want to share their successes and oftentimes this don’t include the failures or hardships they go through along the way.
Because of this, we can develop …
Don’t chase success the hard way. Follow the same simple step-by-step system that I used to build multiple 6- and 7-figure online handmade businesses. Even if you hate selling, don’t have a large following, and aren’t techy.
How to get influencers, bloggers and celebrities to make your product go viral
How to create demand for your brand and products and turn customers into raving fans
How to automate your store, reach more customers and make sales while you sleep
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