Etsy empowers makers to sell what they make by giving them the opportunity to be found by one of their 24 million active buyers. But Etsy success doesn’t come without effort.
If you want to profit from the things you create, you have to invest time and money into learning how to start an Etsy business.
Lucky for you, CreativeLive has spent the last 6 years developing classes to help independent entrepreneurs monetize their work and to celebrate the occasion (and accomplishment) all of our classes are currently 30% off.
And we’ve got an incredible collection of classes designed to help you navigate all aspects of Etsy selling.
But don’t just take our word for it. Each class page features space for reviews where students let us know what worked about the class and how the instructor helped them grow their businesses.
Check out our 5 Best Classes for Etsy Sellers and find out what the makers who took them had to say:
Turn Your Etsy Shop Into a Sales Machine
Lisa Jacobs turned $100 in supplies into thousands in sales and a top-earning Etsy storefront. Her personal experience on Etsy makes her an ideal instructor for aspiring Etsy sellers and Turn Your Etsy Shop into a Sales Machine offers comprehensive training both beginners and veterans benefit from.
Craft Photography Fundamentals
Great photos of your products is essential for Etsy success and in Craft Photography Fundamentals, Candice Stringham teaches you how to take them. Candice demystifies DSLR photography and offers insights iPhone shooters can put to use. You’ll learn styling tips and shooting techniques that emphasize your products and entice customers to buy.
Etsy 101: Launch Your Handmade Shop
Etsy is a tool and if you want get the most out of it, you’ll need training on how to use it. In Etsy 101, Marlo Miyashiro shows you how to navigate the Etsy interface and helps you develop systems to ensure your sales run smoothly.
Bookkeping for Etsy Sellers
As Kari Chapin likes to say, “work is work, my friend,” and running a handmade business requires ongoing effort and more than a little accounting. If you have turned your handmade hobby into a small business venture, you’ll need some basic bookkeeping skills. Lauren Venell covers exactly what you need to know in Bookkeeping for Etsy Sellers.
SEO for Etsy
Search engine optimization (SEO) is an online marketing technique that blends common sense with complex algorithms. Once you’ve mastered SEO for Etsy, your product line will appear more frequently in shopper’s search results and increase traffic to your shop.