5 Books Every Etsy Seller Should Read

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Are you an Etsy seller trying to learn the ropes and boost views to your shop?

5-Books-Every-Etsy-Seller-Should-ReadWith so many great books buzzing around the Etsy community, it’s a bit of a challenge to narrow it down to 5.

Check out these books to get your Etsy shop to the next level!

1. How to Sell Your Crafts Online

1How to Sell Your Crafts Online by Derrick Sutton

How can you make your shop stand out and increase your sales? This is a key question for many crafters and artists who are selling online these days. The answers are all here and much more from author and Etsy seller Derrick Sutton.

It offers crafters and artists practical internet marketing techniques from an experienced Etsy seller that will pave the way for a profitable online business!

Some of the topics covered include:

  • How to design a catchy store banner
  • How to gain an instant analysis of your shop and where you need to focus your efforts
  • A crash course on photographing your items and key mistakes to avoid class
  • Fail-safe copywriting secrets
  • How to take advantage of Etsy’s forums, Treasury, and more
  • The effective way to use Facebook and Twitter, and why so many people get it wrong

2. Starting an Etsy Business for Dummies

2Starting an Etsy Business for Dummies by Allison Strine

This book offers expert advice for artists and entrepreneurs looking to build an online craft business from scratch. You’ll get invaluable information on setting up your online shop, writing compelling item descriptions, photographing your work, engaging the Etsy community, understanding fees, and finding your muse when it takes a holiday.

It also shows you how to create, manage, and successfully sell handmade wares, vintage goods, and DIY supplies using the world’s largest online handmade marketplace.

3. Etsy-Preneurship:

3Etsy-Preneurship: Everything You Need to Know to Turn Your Handmade Hobby Into a Thriving Business by Jason Malinak

This book helps existing and potential Etsy sellers understand the business fundamentals needed to become a small business owner on Etsy, including taxes, bookkeeping, marketing, finances, administrative tasks, daily operations, legal requirements, business plans, and improving your business skills. This book will help you make the jump from enjoying your handmade/craft/art hobby to running a profitable business.

It also offers step-by-step advice on what it takes to bring in extra income or even one day run a full-time business on Etsy. It outlines the basic business skills and knowledge you need to run a business on Etsy.

4. Etsy Success

4Etsy Success: How to Make a Full-Time Income Selling Jewelry, Crafts, and Other Handmade Products Online by Kathleen Donovan

This book contains a “marketing plan” designed just for you, with step-by-step instruction that will show you exactly what to do in order to have a successful, thriving Etsy business.It contains everything you need to know about making money on Etsy.


Decoding Etsy SEO

5Decoding Etsy SEO: How to Get Your Shop Seen by the People Who Want to Buy Your Products by Anna White

This book will help you get more views in your Etsy shop. It leads you through some great Etsy shops, show real life examples, and even share some video of what the author did wrong and how she could improve.These simple tips are key to increasing the visibility of your Etsy shop and being found by customers.

That’s it for now.

If you know a book that you think will help other Etsy sellers, please don’t hesitate to share it through the comment box below and don’t forget to download our FREE Craft Business ebook “How To Get More Customers & Make More Sales ”.

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