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Starting an Etsy Business For Dummies Cheat Sheet

If you’re looking to channel your passion for crafting and artful creation into a business, consider selling your work on Etsy. Countless crafters have ditched their day jobs to start their own Etsy craft [more…]

10 Tips for Saving Money and Time as an Etsy Shop Owner

Time is money. It's a cliché because it's true — especially when you run your own business. Here you find ten great tips for saving money and time as you run your own Etsy shop. [more…]

Create and Upload a Banner to Your Etsy Shop

A great way to personalize your Etsy shop is to add a shop banner — a graphic that runs across the top of the page. Your banner, which you can change whenever the fancy strikes you, should incorporate [more…]

How to Offer Custom Items in Your Etsy Store

As an Etsy seller, you can accept requests for custom orders. To let buyers know that you're open to their ideas, you can add a Request Custom Item link to your shop's main page. When a buyer clicks this [more…]

How to Collect Sales Tax on Etsy Sales

You need to collect sales tax at least some of the time on your Etsy sales (unless you live in Alaska, Delaware, Montana, New Hampshire, or Oregon — five states that don't impose a statewide sales tax) [more…]

5 Ways to Be Inspired by the Etsy Blog

The Etsy Blog isn't just a great place to hone your crafting skills. It's also an excellent source for inspiration and general lifestyle tips, from cooking to decorating and more. Here are just a few [more…]