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Etsy.com is the newest tool of the arts and crafts trade, and How to Make Money Using Etsy is your instruction manual. To date, the site has attracted over 400,000 sellers who collectively have sold over30 million items, generating more than $180.6 million in revenue.
Whether an Etsy newbie or a veteran seller, you'll get a step-by-step guide to running a successful Etsy shop. Successful Etsian Tim Adam leads you through the Etsy community, including the forum, where fellow Etsians offer support and critiques vital to defining your brand; the Etsy Storque blog; and the Etsy Teams, like-minded sellers who help promote each other's work.
Mastering your craft is only step one in developing a successful Etsy brand. You'll learn how to:
In a world where nearly everything has been made by machine, the demand for handcrafted goods is growing. You know how to make the products—now master the age-old craft of making money.
"If you want to learn solid techniques to get noticed online, spend time with expert Etsy seller, Tim Adam. Tim is up on the latest how-tos, plus his passion to share his knowledge will get you motivated and improve your online presence and sales."Alison Lee, host of CRAFTCAST
"Tim Adam is a real voice for the handmade community online, always atthe cutting edge of news, ideas, andprogress. His information and communication style have made him an authority on successto a whole new generation of artists andcrafters. Tim seeks to combine innovationwith the age-old art of crafta beautiful combination."Tara, Scoutiegirl.com
"I met Tim on the Etsy forums in early 2008, when he was working on Vol. III of The Handbook to Handmade. At the time, I felt as if I had hit a pulse, a heartbeatinto Etsy. How right I was! Tim has been in the rightplace at the right time and has skyrocketed past all ofus! In flight, he brought me up to speed on the basics, startingwith copy/paste. We moved on to the 'how tos' of blogging, virtual links, Google Analytics, and keywords for my Etsyshops to be on the top of the search engines, Facebook, Twitter,Handmadeology, and most important, linkingeverything back to Etsy. I am delighted for Tim'stremendous success, and, even more so, to call him'friend.' "Amy Lilley, Amy Lilley Photography (Etsy seller)
There is a lot of the story that isn't told here. Etsy is pop culture and best left to kids.Published 7 months ago by Tracy W Weaver
I read this in preparation of opening a successful etsy shop. The book was good enough, helpful, if you want to run an etsy store. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Morgan
I found this book to be exactly what I was looking for in helping me set up a business on Etsy. Timothy Adam has written a comprehensive, detailed, all-encompassing guide to... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Jane Haun
This book is a great source for anyone interested in making their shop better. Full of great advice and valuable tools. Great job Tim and thank you for sharing!Published 12 months ago by Candice
Already learned a lot! The book is a bit outdated as google has changed some of there search engine stuff though and it talks about the older versions (illustrations also are... Read morePublished 13 months ago by R. M. Smith