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5 Reasons NOT to Sell on Etsy

Posted by Brenda Lowe on

5 Reasons NOT to Sell on Etsy

Four years ago, I decided to open my first Etsy shop.  So excited and hopeful for great success, I waited eagerly for my first sale.  Two weeks later, cha-ching!  My first sale!!  I was ecstatic.  I couldn't wait to sell more and more.  When I first started out, I was selling vinyl monograms I made with my vinyl cutting machine.  As I grew, I began to incorporate handmade items I made with reclaimed wood - signs, trays, lantern sconces, and more.  Fast forward 4 years and Etsy had become my full time gig.  Now a single mom, I depended solely...

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Grab these deals

Posted by Brenda Lowe on

Grab these deals

Sometimes I run across deals that even I can't get as a business owner.  Either the seller buys in massive bulk or they just know of a source that I've yet to discover.  Since I'm always looking for a great deal, I enjoy passing the savings on to you, my customers.  After all, sharing is caring, right?? Just so you know, this post contains some affiliate links, which means that, if you click and purchase from them, I'll make a small commission - this doesn't cost you anything and doesn't raise your prices at all.   I shop a lot...

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Enter to Win! But Hurry - April 30 at 11am is the deadline!

Posted by Brenda Lowe on

Enter to Win!  But Hurry - April 30 at 11am is the deadline!

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Change is Good...

Posted by Brenda Lowe on

Change is Good...

After four years exclusively selling on Etsy, I've taken the leap of faith and started my own website!  Etsy has been a great experience and I'm uber grateful for the business it has enabled me to build.  Over 4,200 sales and a solid five-star rating; I couldn't be more proud.  Etsy does have its limitations, however.  They've basically controlled the bulk of my business since 2013 and have dictated what I can and cannot offer my customers.  While that worked for a while, it has become more and more inconvenient!   A couple weeks ago I opened my laptop to...

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