In early 2014, I had just quit my full-time job to stay home with my two girls. I was looking for ways to contribute to our household income from home. I decided to open an Etsy shop selling monogrammed and personalized gifts. In the six months my shop was open, I had plenty of sales but no profits. So today, I am sharing the lessons I learned for anyone who may be considering starting a business of their own.
“My business started with an empty wallet and a simple idea.” And how many others have sprung from the same source? Michelle Galletta of Etsy shop Kiriki Press dreamed up her animal doll embroidery kits when she needed to make an affordable gift for her niece and couldn’t find a suitable pattern anywhere. Her printmaking background made the project a natural fit, and three years later, her last-stitch effort has become a full-time job. Read more about her design process in our studio tour…
Product Pricing 101 - Pricing Basics for Your Etsy Shop (Retail + Wholesale)
Pricing your products in your Etsy shop can be intimidating-- to say the least. Etsy shop owners tend to under price their products all the time--so let's put a stop to that once and for all! Your items are amazing, and your price should reflect that!
Another epic post, yo! In this blog post, we shared about how other small creative business owners like us can utilize online shopping platforms to increase exposure of our products. Plus, utilizing social media strategies to increase more exposure to our services without the need for ads. This post comes with free checklist and business plan printable format. Read this post. #smallbusiness #tips #SMM #Etsy #blogtraffic #SEO #analytics #business #creativebusiness