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Should you have your own site? Or stay on Etsy?
In this series, I’m going to help you make that decision, and today, I’m going to share with you the pros and cons of both Etsy versus your own website.
I have both an Etsy shop and my own website.
Before I dive in, you first have to understand that Etsy and your own site are completely different models.
Etsy is a marketplace filled with hundreds of thousands of other shops, just like Amazon and Ebay. It’s …
Etsy is a great place for crafters to get started selling their products online. Everyone has heard about it, so it’s an obvious choice, and it’s known for being handmade.
Or so we think……
You have a crafty hand.
People always compliment your work and say, “you should totally sell these!”
Then your wheels start turning, “how CAN I sell them? Maybe online? In a store?”
You do some slight research to see if those people were right about you selling your “stuff.”
You’ll most likely come across Etsy on your hunt for information.
You’ve probably already heard of Etsy since it’s been around awhile and you probably know someone you has also sold their craft there.
But shucks, that sure …
Do you ever look at your competitors’ or your peers’ businesses and got all frustrated at why your business doesn’t take off as quickly?
Here are 7 lessons I learned from running a full time Etsy shop (plus two other businesses) and homeschooling two toddlers.
Firstly, let me say that I don’t know about you, but for me, it’s not that I don’t think I’ll get there. It’s that it takes me time. A really LONG time.
You see, I not only run two full time Etsy …
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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