HOW TO SELL ON ETSY
Are you crafty? Do you love making homemade items? Learn how easy it is to set up a shop on Etsy and start selling your items today!
No product? No problem! If you have an already established website, you can even sell other people’s Etsy items and earn a commission. I’ll show you how!
SETTING UP YOUR ETSY SHOP
First things first. Do you have an Etsy account? If not, head on over to Etsy then click Sell on Etsy
Just sign up – confirm your email – and set your preferences!
Once confirmed, create a name for your shop! You can get creative here – but make sure people will know exactly what products you’re are selling!
NOW IT’S TIME TO CREATE YOUR LISTINGS
1. Add image.
A picture is worth a thousand words – or in this case, a thousand clicks. Make sure you have good lighting and you can capture the essence of your product’s worth. Take time to get good pictures!
2. Listing Details
Create an awesome title with your keywords inserted for maximum Search Engine Optimization
Create a killer description – tell your customers why they need your product and how your product will help improve their lives!
3. Set inventory and pricing!
4. Set your shipping preference!
NO PRODUCT TO SELL? NO PROBLEM!
You can now promote other Etsy shops with their affiliate program! It’s easy to promote Etsy products on your own website! Read THIS UPDATE from Etsy.
Simply click HERE to get started! Once your application is approved, Etsy will send you links to begin promoting other Etsy shops!
Etsy will pay you a small commission, or a “finder’s fee” if someone purchases a product you promote!
6 BONUS NINA STEPS TO PROMOTING YOUR ETSY SHOP
If you’re going to promote Etsy shops online, then here are 6 BONUS NINJA steps to take to ensure you reach your maximum potential!
1. You need to find a passionate market!
See what shops are doing well on Etsy. Then look at what kind of marketing strategies they are using – and learn from what they do! Great target audience ideas include: Sports Moms, Girls Hair bows, Crafts for Kids, Gift guides, etc.…
2. Promote Esty on Your website!
Get really creative here! You can review the store, the product, and tell others what you love about the specific items!
3. Once you get your links and find your market, offer them a hot selling product! See what’s trending – go find those products and promote, promote, promote!
4. Make your customers an offer they can’t refuse!
Find sellers that are offering BOGO offers (buy one get one) or that offer FREE shipping!
5. Go straight to your market!
Start telling people about your Esty Reviews on Facebook, Pinterest, etc.… Let people know you are there and get them to your website to see your reviews! Find groups on Facebook and Boards on Pinterest that your target audience frequents and list your website reviews there!
6. Then, all you need to do is scale and grow your store… Add more listings, find more hot topic trends and go for the GOLD!
Etsy is reasonably priced when it comes to opening a store. It cost $.20/listing – which is pretty cheap! If you’re on a budget, start small and scale from there!
For an affiliate account, you will have to pay $5 for a security fee, but once approved, your account will be credited that $5 towards your listings!
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