Seller Handbook

Advice and inspiration for successfully running your Etsy shop

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Growth strategies

Advice on expanding your business with new products, Etsy Wholesale or manufacturing partnerships

Understanding Production Costs

Before you start a new production partnership, learn more about the different stages of production and the expenses you'll need to budget for.

By Claire Comfort Mar 23, 2017

Become an Etsy Wholesale Seller in 2017

Resolve to grow your business this year by expanding into wholesale. Follow these steps to get started.

By Audrey Manning Jan 10, 2017

6 Tips for Generating Fresh Product Ideas

Will your next product be a winner? Use this handy checklist, written by a successful Etsy seller, as your guide.

By Angie Johnson Jan 3, 2017

How One Etsy Shop Owner Expanded Her Business by Becoming a Manufacturer

In addition to creating laser cut accessories and home decor for her Etsy shop, Kristen Shearon offers production assistance to other designers.

By Claire Comfort Dec 13, 2016

Holiday Shipping and Customer Service Tips for Wholesale

The owner of a popular Brooklyn gift shop offers her tips for wowing holiday retail buyers.

By Rachel Mercier Nov 7, 2016

Getting Help From Your Community When You Need It

Could you use an extra set of hands? Whether you need help for the holidays or year-round, these tips will help you make it a positive experience.

By Cheyne Little Sep 26, 2016

How to Sell Digital Downloads on Etsy

Add listings to your shop, reach new customers and get creative by selling downloadable art, patterns, templates and more on Etsy.

By Taylor Combs Aug 25, 2016

How to Work With a Manufacturer to Bring Your Designs to Life

Discover three ways sellers have teamed up with production partners to help achieve their artistic vision.

By Scott Hansman Aug 1, 2016

Creative Ways to Help Your Business Grow

Experienced Etsy shop owners share how their businesses have grown and evolved since their early days.

By Audrey Manning Jul 28, 2016

How to Pitch Your Wholesale Line to Retailers

Our Mind of a Retail Buyer series continues with Clementine owner Emily Blistein, who offers her tips for crafting the perfect pitch.

By Rachel Greenwald May 2, 2016
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