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Starting an Etsy business
Starting an Etsy business
Shoup, Kate, 1972- author.
Personal Author:
3rd edition.
Publication Information:
Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., [2017]

Physical Description:
xv, 358 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Offers expert advice for artists and entrepreneurs looking to build an online craft or vintage-goods business from scratch.

"Artists, crafters, and designers rejoice! This book makes it faster and easier than ever to start and run a successful Etsy business. Whether you're peddling paintings, jewelry, craft supplies, or vintage pieces, you'll find everything you need to get your wares out to the masses. Etsy is handmade for anyone who wants to make money doing what they really love!"--Page 4 of cover.
General Note:
Includes index.
Part 1: Getting started with Etsy -- Handmade for each other : falling in love with Etsy -- Let's get this party started : signing up -- There's no place like home : discovering Etsy's home page -- Account trackula : navigating your Etsy account and the shop manager -- Buy and buy : finding and purchasing items on Etsy -- Safe word : maintaining privacy and safety on Etsy -- Part 2: If you build it, they will come : setting up your Etsy shop -- Sell coverage : understanding what you can and can't sell on Etsy -- Come on in! : creating and eye-catching storefront -- Policy academy : setting your shop's policies -- The price is right! : pricing your pieces -- Part 3: She sells seashells (and more) : understanding the Etsy selling process -- Say cheese! : photographing your wares -- Word up : composing engaging titles and descriptions -- Selling like hotcakes : listing your items -- Wrap it up : closing the deal -- The ship hits the fan : shipping your items -- Part 4: All up in your bidness : handling business matters -- High exposure : marketing your Etsy business -- You've been served : providing excellent customer service -- Business as usual : managing your Etsy store -- Growing your Etsy business -- Part 5: Commune system : exploring the Etsy community -- Community building : joining the Etsy community -- OMG, did you hear? : keeping up with Etsy news -- A love-love relationship : showing your love for other Etsy sellers -- Help! : getting it when you need it -- Part 6: The part of tens -- Ten terrific tips for Etsy sellers -- Ten strategies for marketing your Etsy shop.
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