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Etsy 101: Launch Your Handmade Shop

Lesson 12 of 14

Navigate Your Etsy Dashboard

Marlo Miyashiro

Etsy 101: Launch Your Handmade Shop

Marlo Miyashiro

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Lesson Info

12. Navigate Your Etsy Dashboard

Lesson Info

Navigate Your Etsy Dashboard

So I'm going to walk you through the dashboard, your admin dash board in here, you're admin page just so you're a little more familiar with the way etc lays things out because you're going to be clicking on these things a lot, especially when you first start. I encourage you to click around and just kind of get get a feeling for how it's he lays things out for you so quick links you get two dash board, it shows you top level stats, how many people are looking at your stuff? And you can switch that two different time frames last month this month, that kind of thing. It immediately shows you all of your financial information a top level financial information you can click on any of those links to go directly to that. So if you wanted to go to your soldiers, you can just go right to your sold orders. Um, I like to click on shop settings when I'm doing admin things for my page, because it brings up the full list of the tasks that you can that you can perform in your shop, this top area her...

e. So you have everything from your stats, you can get right to your orders, you can do enlisting right from this. List instead of having to go to the hole big page this urn free listings is just the code that you can use tio invite somebody to create a shop on etc and if they do I think you get twenty free listings or something around there um and then you can check out your reviews hopefully they're all five stars okay, so this is this is where the shopping engine adds area was this is where the etc many is that we talked about promoted listings I'm not going to really get into that because it is sort of an advertising choice it's an experiment that you can run with your shop or not, I think it depends on who you're in your ideal customer is and what category you're in whether or not it's successful or not um I have experimented with it mostly around holidays s o you know, it could be something to check out at the very least check it out so that you know what it is and then you get to all of your your financial stuff there and then yes, there is I love that they have the links to like the seller handbook and all the terms and everything right there because, you know, sometimes you're like, you know, should they be doing it this way, you know, you can just go straight to that the forums are the online chat rooms that you can ask for help, or just kind of get more information. Um, one thing that is not on here, but it's on the bottom of every etc. Page there's. A team's link. And that goes to the full list of all the teams that are all over the world. And they are either location based, medium based. They could really. Anybody can start a team so you can have any number of topics within a team. And it's. Basically, the teams are focused on talking about these certain types of subjects.

Class Description

Etsy® is a great way for crafters to sell goods online without having to navigate the complexities of building their own e-commerce site. Learn the absolute best way to set up your own successful shop in Etsy 101: Launch your Handmade Shop with Marlo Miyashiro.

Marlo has been making and selling her goods for more than 20 years. She has a deep knowledge of the Etsy platform and in this class she’ll coach you through every aspect of getting started. You’ll learn how to navigate the Etsy interface and get a complete guide to setting up your shop. Marlo will offer insights on important Etsy policies and protocol so you don’t unwittingly violate Etsy’s rules and she’ll tell you everything you need to know so your store thrives. 

You’ll learn how to:

  • Set up payments and shop policies
  • Begin branding your store
  • Create enticing listings
  • Make your first (and future) sales

Marlo will offer tips on taking great photos for your Etsy® listings and guide you on best practices for descriptions and pricing. She’ll dispel common myths and reveal helpful truths about what it really takes to sell on Etsy. is the world’s most popular e-commerce site for all things handmade, vintage, and craft supplies – find out how you can establish your own successful shop in Etsy 101: Launch your Handmade Shop.


a Creativelive Student

This is an an amazing class. It is great for beginners as well as those who have had their shop up for while. There is something new to learn for everyone on Etsy. Marlo's powerpoints are concise and clear. I was so glad to also get the ebooks so I can go back and review the course while I make changes to my store. I am able to bookmark and work through all the changes. Thanks for this course, Marlo and CreativeLive.


Marlo's live presentation was terrific! I learned a lot and was motivated to buy her materials. Looking forward to reading her materials in greater depth. Much thanks!