how can I make $100 a day?

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cbeads says

Hi everyone,

I need help to reach my daily goal of $100 SALES A DAY.
How can I do that?

Buyers:
I have a good selection of jewelries and other accessories. Tell me what I can make for you if it is not available at my shop. Do have any color suggestions on items that are already listed?
www.etsy.com/shop.php?user_id=110502

Sellers/ Etsy friends:
Some of us do this full time or part time. In my case, I’m a housewife that needed to make money. Also, I want to make enough sales to continue my hobby and create more beautiful jewelries. Do you have any suggestions to boost my sales? Do you have a daily goal too to keep up with your shop? Tell me your story.

Thanks everyone!!!

Posted at 10:58am Feb 23, 2007 EST

Responses

mLee says

Why are you reposting this?

Posted at 11:01am Feb 23, 2007 EST

flapi says

If I made $10 a day, I'd be quite pleased :P I'm new, so I don't have any suggestions aside from the ones in the links everyone posts when people ask for help incrasing their sales. Good luck!

Posted at 11:02am Feb 23, 2007 EST

You have very nice things! Have you tried getting your jewelry into local boutiques? I work from home as well with a goal of $200 a day. I generally exceed that, which I'm so grateful for, but even still, you never know what tomorrow will bring. It's always good to have a backup plan (for me it's a part time night job which I happen to love, so it works out fine!)

To help boost sales you could try custom etsy car decals, available in my shop.

Good luck :)

Posted at 11:18am Feb 23, 2007 EST

mLee says

$300 a day is roughly 3000 a month and over 30K a year. That is quite a bit of money for a hobby. How long have you been selling jewelry? How much outside promotion are you planning on doing. That is a pretty lofty goal and you are going to find that the majority of Etsy sellers do not make that much.

Posted at 11:19am Feb 23, 2007 EST

Don't put all your eggs in one basket.

Have a jewelry show at a friends house

Do a show at a local school or church

Ask a friend to put you in touch with her HR department to see if you can do a lunch hour trunk show

Promote online www.etsy.com/forums_thread.php?thread_id=4505

That should get you started. Good luck, online selling is hard to do. I know many jewelry sellers do a lot better in person.

Posted at 11:25am Feb 23, 2007 EST

MaryBurr says

Congratulations! $200/day = $72,000/year. That's a lot of talent and hard work paying off! Lovely work!

Posted at 11:26am Feb 23, 2007 EST

cbeads says

Hi mLee,

I've been selling jewelry for 3 years and I started with partner that did not work. I just joined etsy last nov trying to do this business on my own. This is not only a hobby but also my only source of income. I know this is a shameless way to promote my shop, but like some people who are desperate like me would try to get help.

I know it is impossible to make $100 a day sale at etsy, but I'm just dreaming big. I don't think there's any harm in that.... don't you think?...

I'll take HARDCOREBABY'S advice to sell to local boutiques. I was wondering if you have any advice.

thanks.

Posted at 11:30am Feb 23, 2007 EST

Looks like your doing quite well.You have very nice jewerly.
Maybe I'm setting my goal to low.

Posted at 11:33am Feb 23, 2007 EST

cbeads says

Thank you everyone for very good tips and ideas. I really have to take myself out there.

Hardcorebaby, I will order some of your stickers for a starter. You're my hero!!!

DBrowndesigns,how can I do a trunkshow?

Posted at 11:34am Feb 23, 2007 EST