Etsy, Shopify, WordPress – oh my! How do you choose the right platform for your handmade shop & website?
There is no one-size-fits-all solution to this question – but in this podcast episode, I do my best to lay out all of the things you need to consider when making the decision.
I outline 15 different aspects to consider – things like price, security, design & much more!
I also discuss the difference between selling on a marketplace (like Etsy, Amazon, Ebay) versus selling on a stand-alone website (like Squarespace, Wix, or Shopify). AND – why you might want to do both.
If you are just getting started, my usual recommendation is to begin with an Etsy shop – but that shouldn’t be the be-all and end-all of your online presence – and I outline why that is in this episode, too.
If you’ve been wanting to set up shop online, but don’t know where to start, this episode will steer you in the right direction – as will my course, Set Up Shop, which is open for registration right now – and class starts October 14, 2019!
Do you want to learn how to set up your own online craft shop and get it right, first time?
Want access to a proven system that over 1,000 makers have used to set up a stellar online shop?
Check out my flagship course – Set Up Shop
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