How To Sell Your Art Online With ETSY
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How To Sell Your Art Online With ETSY

Learn How To Successfully List, Sell & Market Art On ETSY
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4.7 (46 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
1,430 students enrolled
Created by Melanie Greenwood
Last updated 3/2016
Current price: $10 Original price: $100 Discount: 90% off
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  • 3 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Set Up An Etsy Store
  • Make Effective Listings For Physical Or Printable Art
  • Write Compelling Art Piece Descriptions That Help Sell Your Product
  • Take Great Photos For Your Art Listings
  • Set Up Convenient Shipping Profiles For Your Shop
  • Package Art Orders For Safe Shipment
  • Understand How To Use Tags To Generate More Traffic To Your Shop
  • How To Promote Your Listings Within Etsy
  • Set Up Direct Check Out With Paypal (So You Are Paid Seamlessly)
  • Learn Basic Social Media And Email Marketing For Your Shop
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  • Computer With Internet Access
  • A Camera (Or an iPhone With Camera)
  • Valid Email Address
  • Credit Card and Bank To Set Up Payments

Are you a visual artist who has always wanted to showcase your art to the world? Have you always dreamed of making money selling your art but not sure where to start? This course is designed to show you how to make your art available on Etsy for people around the world to purchase.

I am an Etsy seller and want to help other artists establish their shop and begin their Etsy journey. In this course, I will teach you how to set up an effective Etsy shop, build great listings, take beautiful photos of your art, promote your store and much more...

This course is for artists who create 2D artwork, like Painters, Hand Letterers, Graphic Designers, Illustrators...etc. The course is structured into sections to make it easy to navigate the lectures. You can follow along on your own computer and we can build your shop together!

Why try and fumble your way through Etsy on your own? I am here to help you make your Etsy shop, the easy way.

Lets get started.

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is for Vision Artists who create 2D Artwork, including: Painters, Graphic Designers, Illustrators, Cartoonists & Hand Letterers.
  • The course is not suitable for those who create 3D Artwork, including: Furniture Designers, Sculptures, Fashion Designers...etc. I am an Etsy Seller myself, selling Paper Products, so I am specializing this course on 2D item makers.
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Curriculum For This Course
35 Lectures
Introduction To Selling On Etsy
3 Lectures 07:23
The Basics Of Selling On Etsy
4 Lectures 14:16

How To Work With Outside Approved Manufacturers

Fees For Uploading Art For Sale On Etsy

How Do You Get Paid For Your Art Orders On Etsy
Taking Great Photos Of Your Art
8 Lectures 30:38

You Don't Need Fancy Equipment to Take Great Photos Of Your Art

Introduction To Photography For Etsy Listings

Photo Dimensions For Listings

What Lighting Works Best For Photographing Your Art

Plan How You Want The Overall Look Of Your Store To Be So The Photos All Work Together Beautifully

Framing and Image Continuity

Editing, Cropping & Landscape View

Learn From My Photography Mistake

Examples Of Art Product Photos
Join Etsy, Create Great Listings and Optimize Your Store
10 Lectures 01:18:50
Signing Up For Etsy And Becoming A Seller

Steps to setting up your first art product listing.

Setting Up Your First Listing

Notify Etsy how they may pay you for your sales and submit your I.D. for confirmation.

Inputing Payment Details & Confirm I.D.

Setting Up Info & Appearance, Profile Photo & About Section

How To Add A Printable Download Listing To Your Store

Dashboard and Stats

This is your chance to really "sell" your products with wonderful descriptions.

Writing Great Art Product Descriptions

Learn How To Identify and Relate To Your Niche Purchasing Audience

Targeting Your Listings To The Right Audience

Adding Sections To Your Store So Customers Can Navigate Items Easily

The secret to gaining organic traffic to your Etsy Listings.

Preview 05:04
Shipping Your Art To Customers (The Easy Way)
1 Lecture 08:14
Setting Up Convenient Shipping Profiles
You've Made A Sale! Now What?
3 Lectures 12:46
Packaging Your Art For Safe Shipping

Go the extra mile and include a promotional item to encourage a future purchase.

Preview 02:44

Mark Order As Shipped
Marketing Your Etsy Shop
5 Lectures 18:14
Promote Your Store and Listings Within Etsy

Basic Social Media Tips For Marketing Your Shop

Favourites, Follows and Lists

Tips On Setting Up An Email List For Your Art Fans
Congratulations On Your New Shop!
1 Lecture 01:13
Congratulations! You Did It!
About the Instructor
Melanie Greenwood
4.3 Average rating
97 Reviews
5,701 Students
7 Courses
Graphic Designer / Founder of Vision City Art Studio

Vision City is an graphic design and illustration studio that began as doodles in Melanie Greenwood's sketchbook, while touring Europe with rock musicians in moving vehicles. As a former Model with Elmer Olsen Model Management and graphic design graduate from George Brown collage (Toronto, ON), Melanie always had a special passion for music branding and inspirational messaging. When she founded Vision City in the spring of 2009, her work consisted of promotional campaigns for bands and record labels around the world, including photography, album artwork, t-shirt design, concert posters and logo design.

After moving to California in 2011 with her musician husband Chris, (AKA "Manafest") Melanie felt compelled and inspired to find a deeper purpose for her artwork. Thus, the very first Vision City screen print collection was born on November 15, 2011, consisting of 12 black and white inspirational concepts known as the "Born For This" Collection. The collection sold successfully on a private Etsy store and was quickly picked up by FAB, which created a world wide platform for the collection. She continued to develop art print series and showcase in a variety of LA art shows including Unique LA and Renegade Craft Fair. The Vision City brand quickly became known for black and white uplifting illustrations. In the spring of 2013, Melanie had the honour of having a selection of VC art pieces screened onto canvas and added to the fall 2013 collection of the National Children's Decor Retailer, Land of Nod. Vision City was awarded "Artwork of the year" at the 2012 CMGA Music Awards for her work with "The Color" album art.

Vision City is now a tri-purpose company offering design service, art products and now online education.  Melanie continues to work within the music industry while developing the VC art collections. Her newest passion is teaching other artists to develop business practices for their design services, so they too can pursue their dreams. "Vision is not only the ability to see, but also the ability to dream".