So you’ve slaved for hours producing inventory for your new clothing or product line...(and by hours, we mean you’ve now seen every single rerun of the Simpsons...twice....) The next step is to set up shop so you can start moving these puppies! In DIY Business: How to Start Selling and Branding with Etsy, Independent toy designer and small business consultant Lauren Venell will show you how to start selling your wares on Etsy. You will learn how to set up an Etsy account, tips for how to market your products, how to brand your name or label so that you stand out from the rest, how to take and post photos to Etsy, how to get paid (cha-ching) and much, much more.
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Lauren Venell is an independent toy designer, artist, and small business consultant from San Francisco. She is the founder of Sweet Meats plush toys and a Senior Design Partner of Burning House Design. She manages several product lines in addition to independent creative consulting. Lauren is also the editor of the Biz Miss blog for creative women, a contributing "biz lady" for design*sponge, and the Indie Business columnist for the Bazaar Bizarre SF blog. She’s kind of a big deal...if you didn’t know.