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kirstenann says

I took a look and it seems to be jewellery and bath/body products that sell the best

Posted at 5:25 am May 2, 2009 EDT

magicjelly says

Art repros can sell pretty well. Etsy have previously told us that "anyone can be an artist". We can all get rich!

Posted at 6:12 am May 2, 2009 EDT

Always nice to do some research! Marking.

Posted at 6:28 am May 2, 2009 EDT

kirstenann says

as long as we all get rich customers:)buying in our shops

Posted at 6:28 am May 2, 2009 EDT

mwendas, thanks for the list link. Helpful.

Posted at 6:29 am May 2, 2009 EDT

I think Jewellery is not a good item to sell on etsy - there are thousands of sites and the market here is oversaturated. Rack your brains and think up something different - useful but unique. That will work!!

Posted at 6:30 am May 2, 2009 EDT

Depends what type of jewellery if you check out the list
a jewellery shop one of the top three.

Posted at 6:33 am May 2, 2009 EDT

It seems like alot of the soap people do well.
Collage sheets
Pottery

The collage sheets intrigue me. I see alot of promise with them. You figure, you would do the work once, alot of them are digital download. After a sale a simple click and copy 2 can be sold. For the long term there's a ton of labor time you could shave off and they would be almost pure profit.

Posted at 6:37 am May 2, 2009 EDT

magicjelly says

The collage sheet option isn't so easy if "doing the work" means creating your own original artwork.

A lot of collage sheets are scans of other artists' & illustrators' images that may still be under copyright. There are also quite a worrying amount of people preparing graphics for sale who are not experienced digital artists or designers. There's a lot of work & knowledge involved in preparing graphics for print.

Posted at 6:43 am May 2, 2009 EDT

revidevi says

mwendas,

thanks for the link

Posted at 6:44 am May 2, 2009 EDT

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