“I would like to believe that my buyers are not only buying a supply they need but also making discoveries that nourish their creativity.” – Karine
Etsy sellers and Admin share 10 of the most helpful onsite tools and resources for market research, shop management, shipping, networking, and more.
From SEO to photography to advertising, find it all in this thorough index of resources for running your small business.
“I didn’t want to spend life in an office, so when the opportunity to run my business full time presented itself, I went for it.”—Claire Ferrante
“It was in Peru, where I spent 40 days learning to surf, that I realized my life has changed 100% since I’ve become an Etsy seller.”
“Every day is a life lesson. As a small business owner, I might need to get that saying tattooed on my forearm.”—Krissy Callahan
“I feel like someone has let me out of a cage I didn’t really even fully appreciate I was locked in.” —Mike Schmiedcke
“I spent a year devising ways to bust out of cubicle land, including studying Quit Your Day Job on Etsy.” —Janice MacLeod
“I’ve learned that business is business — don’t let it affect your personal life.” —Joelle Latreille
Some of Etsy’s most active sellers and Admin share the winning advice that’s worked for them.
Got a big goal but don’t know where to start? Use this three-step process to chunk it out into chewable, bite-size bits.
“You have to find your own path. There isn’t an exact formula for success.”—Lucy Berkley
“This isn’t a race — what’s truly yours will be there when you’re ready.”—Cat Ivins
“Using our talents to create something that we’re proud of is pretty amazing.” —Carrie Shryock, Karen Shryock & Beth Snyder
“Use your ‘custom’ requests as new inventory. Custom requests open your eyes to new ideas that your audience is looking for.”—Stacey Lauren