Selling your Crafts Online
With Etsy, EBay, and PinterestBook - 2013
SELLING YOUR CRAFTS ONLINE Sell your handmade crafts and artwork worldwide on the Web! Do you sell your own handmade crafts or artwork? There's a whole world of customers beyond what you find at crafts shows and malls. For the first time in history, there's a great way to reach them: the Internet! In Selling Your Crafts Online , Michael Miller guides you step by step through succeeding in the world's biggest online crafts marketplaces and attracting new customers where millions of them already hang out. Miller offers crafts-specific tips and advice on everything from creating listings to getting a fair price, processing payments to providing outstanding service. No matter what you make or where you already sell it, you can earn a better living if you also sell online. This guide will help you get started, get successful, and stay successful! -- Create a quick "mini" business plan that improves your chances of success -- Discover what sells best online-and what doesn't -- Predict your costs, see what competitors are doing, and set your best price -- Write compelling listings and take great photos, even if you're not a professional writer or photographer -- Create an attractive online presence on Etsy, eBay, and other sites -- Discover and compare growing online marketplaces you never knew existed -- Decide whether it makes sense to create your own craft-selling website -- Set yourself up to accept credit cards, PayPal, or other payment services -- Pack, seal, and ship your merchandise safely without overspending -- Answer questions, handle complaints, and offer guarantees -- Track your inventory -- Promote your business on Pinterest and beyond -- Measure your success and learn from experience
Publisher: Indianapolis, Ind. : Que, 2013.
Branch Call Number: 745.50688 Mil
Characteristics: xiv, 233 pages : colour illustrations ; 24 cm