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This is a concise list of resources for someone interested in opening an Etsy store. If you’re tired of looking through spam articles, start here first.
- The Etsy Seller Handbook: a major list of articles directly from Etsy themselves that covers all aspects of opening, running and managing an Etsy store. Some great guides include Keyword Essentials and how to Price Your Work
- Reddit’s r/Esty: a subreddit devoted to all things Etsy, you can get answers to thorny questions, post your shop in the weekly thread or get feedback and critique help. They have a nice Wiki in the sidebar and a thread with basic how-tos, along with advice on label printers and shipping.
- Etsy has their own community forums which might also have up-to-date information.
- Etsy graphic sizes from Canva: a list of pixel widths and heights for all the graphics you will use in your store.
- Last but not least, our own page Startup Groundwork can help you with all the other aspects of your business, like picking out an accounting app, finding common shipping vendors, and picking out additional e-commerce options when you’re big enough to run your own store. We can also help you get started on incorporation and email marketing.
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