I got nothing done when I first started working from home. I would sleep in, watch daytime television, and have a hard time dragging myself away from the comfort of the sofa. After a few days of bumming around, I was feeling lazy and disappointed in myself.
Last year I sat my dad down and told him that I was quitting my job. Quitting your job? That’s right. I wanted to leave the safe and secure world of accounting. It was everything that my Chinese immigrant dad had ever wanted for me – job security and benefits. I was prepared to defend my decision, but to my surprise, I didn’t have to.
I mentioned in my post 6 Tried and True Ways to Make Extra Money that I sell greeting cards on Etsy. I have so many good things to say about Etsy that one post is just not enough. In a nutshell, Etsy helped kick start my entrepreneurial career.
I have always wanted to be an entrepreneur, but starting a business from scratch seemed so out of reach. Etsy makes it easy to scratch that entrepreneurial itch. Here are my seven tips for selling on Etsy: