This workshop is an introduction class to the entire ETSY platform. We will cover all the basics and more of how to start, and maintain your ETSY business. Learn about marketing your crafts on Etsy, pricing, tags, SEO's, marketing, social media and photography. The instructor will guide you in understanding some of the tips and tricks in becoming a successful Etsy seller. Eleanor is a trained teacher for ETSY Craft entrepreneurs program and has been teaching this class for the past three years in Clearwater, Florida. Bring a pen and paper.
In Part I of this two-part workshop, you will be provided the tools you need to take your art to the next level—marketing your work and yourself. You will learn how to do a needs assessment (understanding your purpose and what risks you are willing to take); create a budget; assess what skills you have and which ones you need to hire; and how to find a mentor. You will also begin to develop your personal business plan. This is an interactive workshop designed to either help you get started or reinvigorate your existing business goals.
It is strongly recommended that you take both workshop sections to help launch your business.
In Part II of this two-part workshop, you will continue to work on your own business plan to include your business description, goals and objectives, finding your market, and pricing. We’ll also cover time management—how much time do you allot to creating your work vs. marketing. And, you’ll learn how to generate multiple income streams, and how to present yourself and your work professionally.
It is strongly recommended that you take both sections of this workshops.