Need Money? Get Crafty With Etsy!

Updated 05/25/2018

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.

ESTY: How to Sell Your Crafts on Etsy

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 on Etsy.

Recommended Reading:

Etsy-preneurship: Everything You Need to Know to Turn Your Handmade Hobby into a Thriving Business

Jason Malinak ($17.75)

Etsy Selling Basics – 3 Tips for Starting Out and Making Money


ESTSY BUSINESS: So what can you sell on Etsy?

(1) Handmade Goods

(2) Commercial and Handmade Crafting Supplies

(3) Vintage Items

Recommended Reading:

Starting an Etsy Business For Dummies

Kate Shoup and Kate Gatski ($13.00)

ETSY: How does selling on Etsy 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:

Etsy Empire: Proven Tactics for Your Etsy Business Success, Including Etsy SEO, Etsy Shop Building, Social Media for Etsy and Etsy Pricing Tips

Eric Michael ($11.45)

Watch some Etsy videos to help you get started:

ETSY Business: Tips on how to open a SUCCESSFUL ETSY shop:

ETSY: How to make homemade soap:

ETSY: My Etsy Success Story | Three Little Crystals

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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