Turn your handmade hobby into a thriving business Most Etsy sellers are confident in their crafting and artistic capabilities. However, many need guidance on the business-related intricacies of starting and maintaining a successful Etsy business. Etsy-preneurship helps existing and potential Etsy sellers understand the business fundamentals needed to become a small business owner on Etsy, including taxes, bookkeeping, marketing, finances, administrative tasks, daily operations, legal requirements, business plans, and improving your business skills. This book will help you make the jump from enjoying your handmade/craft/art hobby to running a profitable business. *Etsy-preneurship offers step-by-step advice on what it takes to bring in extra income or even one day run a full-time business on Etsy * Outlines the basic business skills and kwledge you need to run a business on Etsy * Explains how Etsy makes entrepreneurship attainable for everyone Each chapter even includes a downloadable business spreadsheet tool to help you put the steps into action. This book empowers Etsy sellers to turn their handmade hobby into a thriving business by employing foundational business concepts.
JASON MALINAK is a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Treasury Professional who is also passionate about Etsy. After his wife began an Etsy shop in 2007, Jason started helping with the bookkeeping, taxes, and legal aspects of her business. Soon after, Jason's Etsy shop, JJMFinance, was born, selling bookkeeping, tax, legal, and financial tools and advice. For years, he has provided answers to Etsy sellers' business-related questions through the Etsy forums and blog articles.