Etsy Success I'm NOT giving UP!!!

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Original Post

Stacy says

I've seen so many post in this team about low sales low views or no sales. I know how that feels, and i've also seen people on here ask how do those successful shops make so many sales a day. I look at those shops too and wonder what am i doing wrong! Well what i was doing wrong was having a negative attitude and a "give up" mentality. Here's what i think if you think you're etsy store is a hobbie that just brings in money here and there then you shouldn't get upset or shouldn't really care about how sales trickle in. But if you're doing this as a fulltime business you MUST put in the work. this is what i've learned.
A while ago i posted a topic about closing my shop! then after i thought about all the money and time i put into building my shop I thought... what are you an idiot? you can't throw in the towel just cause things aren't going as you expected. What a cop out! Russel simmons wrote on twitter yesterday that the reason why he was successful in his venues is because he put his passion into something he LOVED before he even saw a DIME! and i thought that was a powerful statement.

We look on here and see all the other shops with multiple sales and sulk and say why isn't that me. well most of these shops didn't have an overnight success. they put in WORK!! HARD WORK LONG WORK HOURS AND HOURS OF WORK!!!
that is the difference btw you and them. that is the difference between success and failure! So with that said i'm saying to you i'm not giving up and i'm saying to you don't give up. put in the work!! water your business, pray and watch it grow just as successful as those you admire!. I hope this help someone and just remember,, quitter never win and winners NEVER quit!

Posted at 8:05pm Jun 29, 2012 EDT

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You go girl! That's exactly the attitude you should have with any small business endeavor.

Posted at 8:11pm Jun 29, 2012 EDT

Wonderfully said Stacy!

Posted at 8:12pm Jun 29, 2012 EDT

THANK YOU!!!

Posted at 8:23pm Jun 29, 2012 EDT

a good shot in the arm...thank you!

Posted at 8:25pm Jun 29, 2012 EDT

Jessie says

This is very motivating, thank you :)

Posted at 8:35pm Jun 29, 2012 EDT

I like your attitude, Stacy! Thanks for sharing your preserverance.

Posted at 8:35pm Jun 29, 2012 EDT

Thanks Stacy, I am so glad you're staying.

Posted at 8:50pm Jun 29, 2012 EDT

I am happy you are staying and wish you many sales.

Posted at 8:59pm Jun 29, 2012 EDT

Love it Stacy, my thinking exactly! I have a vintage passion, and I am running with it!
Good Luck to all of us passionate Etsy Shop owners, don't give up, just work harder! :)

Posted at 9:03pm Jun 29, 2012 EDT