Need Money? Get Crafty With Etsy!

Side Hustle: Need Money? Get Crafty With Etsy!

Are you the arts-and-crafty type? If you’re looking for a way to make some extra cash–or start a whole side hustle business from the comfort of your home, look no further than Etsy!

Say, what? Come again?

Etsy is a global marketplace for artisians of handmade goods. So, if you make something by hand and need to make extra money, you can start your new side hustle today.

Whether you make greeting cards, handmade soaps or body lotions, purses, shoes or anything in between, you can make money by selling your handmade crafts online. And with Christmas right around the corner, it’s the perfect time to get started on earning some extra holiday cash!

Recommended Reading:
Craft Inc: Turn Your Creative Hobby Into a Business
Meg Mateo Ilasco ($11.53)

So what can you sell on Etsy?

(1) Handmade Goods

(2) Commercial and Handmade Crafting Supplies

(3) Vintage Items

Recommended Reading:
The Savy Crafter’s Guide to Success: Turn Your Crafts Into a Career
Sandy McCall ($13.59)

How does it work?

(1) List Item (starting at .20 cents per item for 4 months + a 3.5% transaction at the sale of each item) on your free easy-to-use Etsy store, complete with a unique URL (Webpage).

(2) Get paid directly from your customers.

(3) Ship your item(s) directly to your customers.

Recommended Reading:
Favors with Flair: 75 Easy Designs for Weddings, Parties and Events
Mary Lynn Maloney ($10.77)


Watch some Etsy
videos to help you get started:

How to List Items in an Etsy Store:

How to make homemade soap:

Sample handmade greeting cards from an Etsy store owner:

How to Use FaceBook to Promote for Your Etsy Site:

So watcha waiting for, go Etsy already!

Read my previous Side Hustle posts:

Side Hustles: Make Extra Cash – Part I

Side Hustles: Make Extra Cash – Part II

Side Hustles: Make Extra Cash – Part III

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