Tuesday , 25 June 2019
The six core business foundations that Etsy sellers need to master on top of their craft are bookkeeping, taxes, finances, legal topics, operations, and marketing.

Etsy-preneurship – Chapter One – Etsy Business Foundation

Etsy.com is the world’s handmade online marketplace where people can both buy and sell handmade, vintage, and supplies by discovering creations from individuals around the world.  Entrepreneurship is the knowledge, skills, and tools need to start and run a business.  Etsy + Entrepreneurship = Etsy-preneurship.  I believe that everyone can and should start and run a small business at some part of their life.  Etsy makes the barriers to starting your own business very low.  Since 2007, I have helped thousands of Etsy sellers start, strengthen, and grow their business on Etsy.  Through these interactions, I have developed a comprehensive business foundation for Etsy sellers to use to run their Etsy businesses.

The six core business foundations that Etsy sellers need to master on top of their craft are bookkeeping, taxes, finances, legal topics, operations, and marketing.  The Handmade business plan is the best way to start building a business.  The Etsy community provides a way to build upon the foundation and practicing business self-development strengthens the foundation.

Contents of Chapter

  • The World of Etsy
  • Entrepreneurship Is for You
  • Etsy-preneurship Defined
  • The Etsy-preneurship Model
  • My Etsy-preneurship Story
  • Instructions for Etsy-preneurship.com and Accessing Digital Downloads
  • Download: Mission, Vision, Values, and Competency Statements

 

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Most Etsy sellers are confident in their crafting and artistic capabilities. However, many need guidance on the business-related intricacies of starting and maintaining a successful Etsy business. Etsy-preneurship 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.

  • Etsy-preneurship 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
  • Outlines the basic business skills and knowledge you need to run a business on Etsy
  • Explains how Etsy makes entrepreneurship attainable for everyone

Each chapter even includes a downloadable business spreadsheet tool to help you put the steps into action. This book empowers Etsy sellers to turn their handmade hobby into a thriving business by employing foundational business concepts.

Pick up your copy at anyone of these online bookstores.

Contents of Etsy-preneurship:

  • Chapter 1 – Etsy + Entrepreneurship = Etsy-preneurship
  • Chapter 2 – Creating a Business Plan
  • Chapter 3 – Bookkeeping
  • Chapter 4 – Taxes
  • Chapter 5 – Finances
  • Chapter 6 – Legal
  • Chapter 7 – Operations
  • Chapter 8 – Marketing
  • Chapter 9 – Etsy Community:  40 Etsy Tips, Tricks, and Nuggets
  • Chapter 10 – Practicing Business Self-Development
  • Chapter 11 – Encouragement and Next Steps
  • Chapter 12 – Advanced Application Internal Study:  Etsy Shop Ratios
  • Chapter 13 – Advanced Application External Study:  Etsy Marketplace Trends That Impact Your Business

List of Downloadable spreadsheets, tools, forms, and eBooks that come with Etsy-preneurship:

  • Mission, Vision, Values, and Competency Statements
  • Creating Your Etsy Business Plan
  • Bookkeeping Quiz – Finding Your Solution
  • Tax Calculator – Schedule C
  • Pricing Tool and Formula
  • Business Structure Quiz – Finding Your Perfect Fit
  • Productivity Log
  • Defining Your Operational Standards
  • The 30-Day Marketing Method
  • Sales Countdown Goal Tracker
  • Customer Service Ebook
  • Etsy Articles (Top 100) List
  • Self-Development Resource Guide and Learning Opportunity Planner
  • Extended Interview Ebook
  • Next Steps – Commitment Statement and Planning Tool
  • Etsy Shop Ratio Calculator
  • Etsy Weather Report Analysis

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3 comments

  1. I just ordered my book “Etsy Preneurship” from Amazon yesterday. I can’t wait to check out all of the important information on taxes and running my business legally.

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