Looking for ways to make passive income on Etsy? If you’ve read about Making your Party Decorations Business Digital then you might know that I have some experience with this, as I took my party decorations business digital. But of course, party decorations are not the only way to make passive income Etsy. Let’s talk about The Best Ways to Make Passive Income on Etsy.
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How I Make Passive Income on Etsy
I started my Etsy Party Decorations business because I love to craft and plan parties. Everyone was always telling me to go for it, since I did it for so many people for free. So when I finally started my business and had success on Etsy, it was pretty thrilling. It was kind of crazy that people were actually paying me to create things that I loved to do for free anyway!
Fast forward a year or so, and I realized it was turning out to be A LOT of work. And not just a lot of work, but a lot of work that didn’t pay very well. Many Etsy Party Decorations businesses are selling their decorations for such small amounts, that it makes it hard to compete. You either have to have more time in the day, or more hands to help you.
Since I was a one-woman shop, getting more hands wasn’t a possibility. And, since I was a mom with a full-time job in addition to my party decorations business, more time wasn’t a possibility either.
That was about the time that I decided to make the switch to digital. Switching to printable party decorations, as opposed to printed and shipped party decorations has certifiably changed my business and my life. Remember how I wanted more time and more help? I get the best of both worlds now that I make passive income with party decorations on Etsy.
The Best Ways to Make Passive Income on Etsy
Making passive income on Etsy doesn’t stop at party decorations! If you’re interested in creating a passive income stream from Etsy, I have some great ideas for you to get started.
Sell Digital Artwork to Make Passive Income on Etsy
Digital artwork is such a great way to use your designers eye to create printable digital products that customers can print themselves and love forever! Here’s a few ideas:
- Art And Decor Printables
- Inspirational Wall Quotes
- Bible Verses
- Inspirational Quotes
If you think about printables, you probably use them all the time to do everyday things. You make lists, you plan parties, you make budgets, and on and on. Why not capitalize on it? There are so many types of printables that you can make passive income when selling on Etsy. Here are just a few:
- Organizing Stickers
- Organizing Worksheets
- Budget Planners
- Meal Tracker
- Fitness Trackers
- Personal development worksheets
- Cheat Sheets for Getting Results
- Printable Planners
- Monthly Calendars
- Weekly Planners
- Meal Tracker
- Fitness Trackers
- To do Lists
- Budget Planners
- Greeting Cards
- Wedding Signs
- Party Signs
- Coloring Pages
- Announcement Cards
- Photo Albums
- Party Decorations
- Wedding printable
- Horoscope printables
Business and Career Products
If you already run a business or know someone who does, then you know there are a ton of things that a business needs on a daily basis. Everything from resumes, to brochures, there are a whole bunch of business products that you can make in order to generate passive income from Etsy, like:
- Business Cards (I created these Thank you Business Cards for Etsy and Poshmark Owners)
- Branding Kits
- Website Templates
- Etsy Shop Templates
Use Your Specialized Talents
Here’s the thing, you might have a very unique talent that I can’t even think of right now because, well, I don’t have that talent! And that’s what makes YOU special. Here’s a few things I thought of off the top of my head that you could sell to make passive income if you have a special skill or talent. Of course, the options are endless! Below are some examples:
- Stock Photography
- Hand Lettering
- Audio Files
- Sewing Patterns
- Knitting Patterns
- Cricut SVGs
Using Your Higher Self to Make Passive Income on Etsy
All that said, what is the BEST way to make passive income on Etsy? Well, that depends on YOU of course! You see, once you get started on a business, you’ll have to keep at it in order to start making passive income. What you should be focusing on is how you can best bring your skills and talents into the world to create value for others.
Because believe it or not, you are here for a purpose! And I’m guessing if you’re reading this, you’re thinking that making beautiful or helpful things for others could be one of those purposes in your life. You know that not only could it be fun for you, but creating something to share with the world online could also bring in some cash.
Focusing on how you can bring those two things together – doing what you’re passionate about and bringing value to others – is your sweet spot! When those two things come together, that’s how you will know that the activity is the right idea for you!
Aligning to those two things, connects you to your higher self and realizing one of the purposes you have here on earth. As you start to align to your purpose, things will come together. New opportunities will start popping up for you.
For example, you had an idea to make passive income today, and you came across my blog! That is no coincidence my friend. Therefore, your higher self is telling you that you want something more in your life.
And maybe printables is that thing for you. If that’s the case, I say, go for it! You won’t regret following your intuition!
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Lastly, thank you so much for taking the time to read about The Best Ways to Make Passive Income on Etsy. I hope this gives you some ideas about what types of things could help you start generating money online! I love to help you celebrate life through party decorations and personal development! But above all, I’d love to connect with you. Reach out to me on Instagram and let’s chat.