The Beginner's Guide to Starting an Etsy Business

We’ve said it once and we’ll say it again and again: We love Etsy. The crafty upstart marketplace is, in addition to an epic time-suck, a goldmine of hidden handmade and vintage gems, often far more affordable than their mass-produced distant cousins. But it’s the community of creatives that really makes it the special treasure trove of goodness it is. If you’re thinking about jumping aboard the Etsy train but aren’t sure where to begin, read on. We picked the brains of five successful shopkeepers who have enough wisdom and tips to go around.