Etsy Launches New Craft Supply Marketplace Etsy Studio

For the first time since it’s founding in 2005 Etsy has launched a second marketplace. Called Etsy Studio, the new platform focuses exclusively on craft supplies integrating DIY tutorials to help consumers find what they need to get creative.

Selling Handmade Crafts in Museum Stores

Museum store buyers constantly scout new artisans whose work complements their museums’ missions. Here’s how to get your work into a museum shop.

Etsy Sellers Will Have to Shift to New Payments Platform or Have Privileges Revoked

Etsy sellers will have to begin using the new Etsy Payments platform by May 17, 2017 or their selling privileges will be revoked. Etsy Payments is an updated version of what was formerly called Direct Checkout which allows shoppers to enter their credit card information when buying an item rather than having to use PayPal. Some sellers have expressed concern about the switch.

Recorded Webinar: Facebook Ads the Right Way led by Mei Pak

Acquiring a sale costs money. Even if you’re pounding the pavement with “free” marketing, you’re spending your precious time that even money can’t buy back. Learn to use Facebook ads the RIGHT way once and for all. This session will be an amazing gift for your business.

Distributors for Your Craft Product

A list of distributors for selling your craft product. A great resource if you’re working to reach a wider audience and more buyers!

Spoonflower Sets Up Shop on Etsy, Amazon, and eBay

Print on demand fabric company, Spoonflower, has set up shops on three online marketplaces as a way to expand its reach to new audiences. Spoonflower fabrics are now available on Etsy, Amazon, and eBay.

How to Ship Like a Pro

A list of shipping tips and resources for creative businesses, to help your packages ship seamlessly and arrive beautifully packaged and ready to charm!

Is Massdrop a Threat to Local Quilt Shops and Online Fabric Stores?

The group buying site Massdrop has become a popular place to find quilting supplies, but for some shop owners the site is a cause concern. With prices below MSRP, is Massdrop undercutting traditional retail or bringing in younger, tech savvy customers who are new to quilting?

Making Consignment Work For You

If you’re thinking of selling your work on consignment, here are some tips from makers who have learned through experience what works, and what doesn’t.

Handmade at Amazon at Six Months

We talk to three creative business owners with shops at Etsy and Handmade at Amazon to find out how their sales are six months later.

My Kid Wants an Etsy Shop. Now What?

With online marketplaces like Etsy, young people now have the opportunity to easily reach a global customer base for their crafted goods.

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