Ever wanted to design and sell printables? If so, you’re in the right place, my friend! I used to create handmade party decorations, and switched my party decorations to printables, and realized that printables are the best way to use your creative skills to make passive income! However, maybe you’ve never sold anything before, or you’re wondering where to start selling printables. So here’s Why You Should Sell Printables on Etsy Before Other Websites.
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Etsy has Built in Traffic and Marketing For Your Printables
Okay, while I do believe that you need to create your own website at some point, Etsy is the BEST place to start when it comes to selling printables. Why? Their built in traffic and marketing, of course!
For example, did you know that the ONLY rival to Etsy is Amazon? Yep. And the traffic to Etsy versus your website is unbeatable! According to this facts and trends article, Etsy’s annual revenue is around 2.3 billion USD. The total annual net income is 493.5 million USD. And in the month of April 2022, Etsy reported global downloads of around 2.5 million!
Wowza! Can your website say that?
Selling Printables on Etsy Means Community and Repeat Buyers
Have you ever worked with a seller on Etsy versus a seller on another site? Etsy sellers always seems to provide amazing customer service. Maybe it’s that star seller program? And aside from a recent customer who sent me a middle finger and a poop emoji, (yes, this really did happen to me) for the most part, Etsy has equally amazing customers! Because Etsy has built a pool of handmade products and hard-working sellers, it’s created a unique community that people want to shop with over and over again.
In my Etsy shop, for instance, I have worked with customers to create a custom digital party for them in the past. And some of my favorite customers come back every year for me to create new designs for their child turning another year older. It is so much fun to not only do the designs, but also to see the kids grow! I know that if I were just selling on my website, or another site, I wouldn’t have the same community of buyers.
Etsy is a Great Jumping Off Point: Why You Should Sell Printables on Etsy Before Other Websites
Lastly, because of all the built in marketing, traffic, and community that Etsy has to offer, sellers tend to do better right off the bat when they start selling on Etsy. The same can’t be said on other sites. Because of this, sellers are instantly motivated to really get serious about their businesses. It inspires them to continue selling more and more printables and make more and more money. And given the fact that 83% of sellers are individual women run shops, that’s a really good thing!
Why You Should Sell Printables on Etsy Before Other Websites
Lastly, thank you so much for taking the time to read about Why You Should Sell Printables on Etsy Before Other Websites? I hope this gives you some confidence that starting an Etsy printables shop is a great way to get started designing and selling pintables. 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.
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