How to start an Etsy shop ?
1. How to start an Etsy shop ?
I am often asked how to open a store on Etsy or how to sell on etsy. Do you want to open an Etsy store?
(1) First I answer a basic question. What is Etsy?
Etsy, Inc. is an American e-commerce company focused on handmade or vintage items and craft supplies. These items fall under a wide range of categories, including jewelry, bags, clothing, home décor and furniture, toys, art, as well as craft supplies and tools. All vintage items must be at least 20 years old. The site follows in the tradition of open craft fairs, giving sellers personal storefronts where they list their goods for a fee of US$0.20 per item.
(2) Others will ask is etsy legit ?
Absolutely legit. Individuals/companies can open stores on Etsy.
Now I'm going to teach you how to open an Etsy store. You can open an Etsy store according to our tutorial, the process is basically the same in each country, such as Etsy USA, Etsy HongKong.
▪ Prepare personal information
▪ Use EtsyHunt to select products and prepare a listing
▪ Operate on Etsy official website - open a shop
▪ Optimize SEO
2. Prepare personal information
(1) Prepare the following personal information
(2) Your name, SSN, phone
(3) ID photo (ID card/driver's license/passport, etc., choose one)
(4) Bank card number, ABA Routing Number, SWIFT/BIC Code (US)
(5) Credit card number, security code, expiration time
(6) Etsy logo, Carousel
3. Use EtsyHunt tools to select products
▪ EtsyHunt Products Function
EtsyHunt currently has 38,000,000 Etsy product data and can update
all product data every day. Here, you will not miss any niche product.
The Etsy product research tool supports four major trends in historical sales, price, favorites, and reviews, helping you crack the secrets of top Etsy products.
Give priority to products in popular categories on Etsy. Such as ring, jewelry, wall art, necklaces, t-shirts
▪ Product Detail
The product detail page displays basic product information and trend graph information.
Basic information of the product, including title, price, sales, reviews, favorites, store information, etc.
The sales, price, favorites, and comment trends are displayed at the bottom of the details page
4. Operate on the Etsy interface - Open your shop
(1) In the upper right corner of Etsy, click on the "Personal Information" column to open a store
(2) Enter the shop page, enter the shop name
(3) Upload your prepared listing for etsy stock
Fill in logistics information
(4) Fill in personal basic information/company information (Etsy supports individual shop)
(5) Bank Information
(6) Credit card
You can modify your Etsy name、Etsy logo/Shop logo
5. Optimize Tags/Title
(1) You can use the keyword analysis function on EtsyHunt to find tags with low competition, high page views and high sales. This can bring more and more accurate traffic to your store, thereby increasing orders and revenue
(2) google trends can help you judge whether the future market is booming
You can see Google-Trends about keyword that you search for more traffic!
(3) Similar keywords can help you find more accurate tags
10 and 30 Similar hot Keyword data show on "Keywords function"!
(4) Improve the attractiveness of products
▪ Etsy coupon
▪ Accept etsy gift card