Where To Sell Your Craft Items
Ten years ago if you wanted to sell your craft you had to go to fairs or markets but now with the internet the world is your oyster. There are now many websites to sell craft items on. Some of them are for free and other you need to pay a small fee. This is a great alternative to having your own website especially if you have no knowledge on how to set a website up. Here is a review of some of the more popular ones.
Americas Quickest Growing Online Shop
One of the largest websites to sell craft items on in America would have to be Etsy. Etsy is a great place to list your handmade products. You can create your own shop saving you time and money creating your own website. The fees are very reasonable at .20 cents per listed item and they also take a small percentage of the sale. In your shop you have PayPal facilities or if you prefer to take your own transactions you can do that as well. You also have your own url. The only downside of the site is that you do not know where your customers are coming from, whether it is some campaign you have run or just by searching They also have a great forum where marketing and business ideas are discussed.
Your Free Classifies
US Free Adds have been around since 1999.They have a lot of traffic going to their site and if you have your own website they are great to get referrals to. The cost is $10 for a year with their GOLD membership and you can have a picture and PayPal buy-now button + a link to your site which is extremely reasonable. They do have FREE ads as well, but without the picture, etc.
Your Earth Friendly Shop
At Hyena Cart you need to pay a $10.00 setup fee and then $5.00 per month. You can directly upload your for picture $2.50 per month or they will take care of formatting pictures if you send them via email rather than direct upload. The site has the option of buy now, auction lottery or hold and you have your own web url. It has a good amount of traffic going to the site.
So there you have it. Three great websites to sell craft items on. But there are more out there so make sure you do your research or test a few to see which suits your product the best.
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