Etsy 101: Launch Your Handmade Shop
with Marlo Miyashiro
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About The Class
establish your own successful shop.
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.
Etsy.com 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.
Introduction to Etsy02:09
Questions to Answer Before Opening an Etsy Shop09:07
Myths and Truths About Selling on Etsy07:48
Etsy Seller Guidelines10:00
Paying and Getting Paid09:50
Get Ready to Set Up Shop09:46
Set Up Your Etsy Profile09:57
Etsy Shop Info and Appearance03:37
Write Your Etsy Shop Announcement14:46
Set Up Your Etsy Listings Manager11:43
Navigate Your Etsy Dashboard03:27
Create Your First Listing13:10
How to Manage Your First Sale in Your Etsy Shop17:47
Marlo Miyashiro is a jeweler by trade, crafter of sewn things, teacher of photography techniques at SmallObjectPhotography.com, and mentor / arts business consultant for emerging artists at CreativeArtsConsulting.com She has been in the retail and wholesale craft industries for over ... read moreSee instructor's Classes
Etsy® 101 - Class Workbook
Etsy® 101 - Handmade Value Ebook
Etsy® 101 - Tag-Keyword Brainstorm Mini Workbook
77% of students recommend this class.
See what some of them have to say.
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!
This class is very basic and I think is only helpful if you don't actually want to do any research. 90% of this course you can find for free online and the only really useful information was related to the variety of places that Etsy works in SEO. Her constant giggling made it difficult to get through the whole thing. She seems to have a lot of knowledge that came out from the result of good audience questions, unfortunately, she wasn't able to structure in the same level of dept for the format of this class.
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