10 Tips to Build a Successful Etsy Business Guest post from Lauren of Funky Monkey Children Often times when someone asks the question of how they can bring in extra income while staying home with their children, people respond with “how about setting up an Etsy shop?” While I think that is a wonderful suggestion, and one that I did myself back in 2012, it isn’t really as simple as just building a shop and having customers flow in. Over the past 2 years of having my Etsy shop, Funky…
6 Things You Need to Know Before Creating an Etsy Shop
Though there are a few things I wish I had known before starting my Etsy shop, Purple and Lime, I am happy I was able to look at my drawbacks and figure out how to turn them into positive lessons which continue to help me today.
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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.