52 episodes

If you want to launch, grow, pivot, or scale your Etsy shop--- or you’ve always wanted to develop the mindset and skills to run your own business--- then this podcast is for you.

I’ve had that entrepreneurial spirit going strong since my very first lemonade stand, and now I’m a work-at-home Mama with multiple online companies and a full time Etsy shop--- all while being present with my kids for the everyday chaos and most important milestones.

On this podcast—we’ll talk about all things business, mindset, Etsy, creativity, dazzling our customers—and so much more. There’s plenty of room at this table for you—so skootch on in and let’s go! I’m holding nothing back.

How to Sell Your Stuff on Etsy Lizzie Smiley

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 2 Ratings

If you want to launch, grow, pivot, or scale your Etsy shop--- or you’ve always wanted to develop the mindset and skills to run your own business--- then this podcast is for you.

I’ve had that entrepreneurial spirit going strong since my very first lemonade stand, and now I’m a work-at-home Mama with multiple online companies and a full time Etsy shop--- all while being present with my kids for the everyday chaos and most important milestones.

On this podcast—we’ll talk about all things business, mindset, Etsy, creativity, dazzling our customers—and so much more. There’s plenty of room at this table for you—so skootch on in and let’s go! I’m holding nothing back.

    [REPLAY] How to Start an Etsy Shop

    [REPLAY] How to Start an Etsy Shop

    This week I am teaching you everything you need to know about how to start an Etsy shop. We’re covering everything from how to pick a product, whether you need to register your business, how to compete in your niche, my recommendations for shipping—and so much more. If you’re thinking about an Etsy shop—this episode will prepare you with details you need to get started.  
    **“How to Sell Your Stuff on Etsy” is not affiliated with or endorsed by Etsy.com
    STUFF I MENTIONED:
    My Etsy Course where I teach all my secrets and strategies (currently just $97): https://www.howtosellyourstuff.com/etsy-listings-that-sell
     
    Sale Samurai (recommended research tool)
    YouTube tutorial of Sale Samurai: https://youtu.be/HIw0oqF1aJc
    𝗚𝗲𝘁 Sale Samurai https://salesamurai.io/324.html
    𝗣𝗟𝗨𝗦 use my 𝗗𝗜𝗦𝗖𝗢𝗨𝗡𝗧 𝗖𝗢𝗗𝗘 to get 𝟮𝟬% 𝗢𝗙𝗙! ▶ howtosellyourstuff (all in lowercase)
    Episode 36: How to Keep Yourself Out of Legal Trouble in Your Etsy Shop-- with Attorney Paige Hulse:
     https://www.howtosellyourstuff.com/blog/Llc-to-start-an-etsy-shop
    How to search for an existing trademark: Use www.Uspto.gov 
    YouTube video showing how to search: https://youtu.be/Vq4mfFj0Nis
    Pirate Ship for Shipping: https://www.pirateship.com/
    2 per page printing labels (8.5x11” pages for inkjet or laser): https://amzn.to/3rAGGgv
    Off-brand but decent quality packing tape that will save you money: https://amzn.to/3v0sX4C
    Shipping scale: https://amzn.to/30cfcTT
    Label Printer: https://amzn.to/3HhKuJV
    Printer Label Rolls: https://amzn.to/3wv9kRm
    Free PDF Download: “4 Strategies I Used to Grow My Etsy Shop from $25 to $6000k/month”: https://www.howtosellyourstuff.com/site/4-strategies-opt-in
    My favorite resources: https://www.howtosellyourstuff.com/resources
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    FREE ETSY MASTERCLASS: https://www.howtosellyourstuff.com/masterclass
    FREE PDF DOWNLOAD: “4 Strategies I Used to Grow My Etsy Shop from $25 to $6000k/month”: https://www.howtosellyourstuff.com/site/4-strategies-opt-in
    Grab my Course “Etsy Listings that Sell” and learn how to skyrocket your Etsy business:
    https://www.howtosellyourstuff.com/etsy-listings-that-sell   
    Find me on Instagram and TikTok @HowtoSellYourStuff
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    HOW TO SELL YOUR STUFF WEBSITE: https://www.howtosellyourstuff.com/
    HOW TO SELL YOUR STUFF INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/howtosellyourstuff/
    HOW TO SELL YOUR STUFF SHOWNOTES: https://www.howtosellyourstuff.com/blog/how-to-start-an-etsy-shop
     
    *Some of the links above are affiliate links which means I’ll receive a commission if you purchase through my link, at no extra cost to you. You can see my affiliate disclosure here: https://www.howtosellyourstuff.com/affiliate-disclosure

    • 41 min
    [REPLAY] Create a passive income selling printables on Etsy—with Gold City Ventures

    [REPLAY] Create a passive income selling printables on Etsy—with Gold City Ventures

    Are you curious about selling Printables on Etsy and creating a passive income stream? Today I am joined by Julie Berninger of Gold City Ventures who is an expert in Printables. We’re tackling topics like: Is the printable market too saturated? What if you don’t have any design skills? How much money can you actually make doing this? And so much more!
    **“How to Sell Your Stuff on Etsy” is not affiliated with or endorsed by Etsy.com
    STUFF I MENTIONED:
    Learn how to create and sell Printables on Etsy from Julie (Gold City Ventures):
    ePrintables Course: https://lizziesmiley--gold-city-ventures.thrivecart.com/etsy-printables/5f7f6464870b7/  
    Start with the Free ebook “Seasonal Products Secret”: https://lizziesmiley--gold-city-ventures.thrivecart.com/etsy-printables/5dbb5ec5f749c/
     
    Julie’s Finance Blog: https://millennialboss.com/
    Julie’s Etsy/Printables Blog: https://goldcityventures.com/
    Find Julie on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/millennialboss/
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    FREE ETSY MASTERCLASS: https://www.howtosellyourstuff.com/masterclass
    FREE PDF DOWNLOAD: “4 Strategies I Used to Grow My Etsy Shop from $25 to $6000k/month”: https://www.howtosellyourstuff.com/site/4-strategies-opt-in
    Grab my Course “Etsy Listings that Sell” and learn how to skyrocket your Etsy business:
    https://www.howtosellyourstuff.com/etsy-listings-that-sell   
    Find me on Instagram and TikTok @HowtoSellYourStuff
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    HOW TO SELL YOUR STUFF WEBSITE: https://www.howtosellyourstuff.com/
    HOW TO SELL YOUR STUFF INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/howtosellyourstuff/
    HOW TO SELL YOUR STUFF SHOWNOTES: https://www.howtosellyourstuff.com/blog/Sell-printables-on-etsy
     
    This podcast is sponsored by:
    Sale Samurai – my secret weapon for SEO on Etsy
    My YOUTUBE Video Link: https://youtu.be/HIw0oqF1aJc
    𝗚𝗲𝘁 Sale Samurai https://salesamurai.io/324.html
    𝗣𝗟𝗨𝗦 use my 𝗗𝗜𝗦𝗖𝗢𝗨𝗡𝗧 𝗖𝗢𝗗𝗘 to get 𝟮𝟬% 𝗢𝗙𝗙! ▶ howtosellyourstuff (all in lowercase)
    *Some of the links above are affiliate links which means I’ll receive a commission if you purchase through my link, at no extra cost to you. You can see my affiliate disclosure here: https://www.howtosellyourstuff.com/affiliate-disclosure

    • 47 min
    Ep 50 | [REPLAY] My Etsy student, Hanna, is sharing her insights into fast success on Etsy, pivoting your shop, & the benefits of hiring a coach

    Ep 50 | [REPLAY] My Etsy student, Hanna, is sharing her insights into fast success on Etsy, pivoting your shop, & the benefits of hiring a coach

    My Etsy coaching client Hanna is sharing her amazing story today of selling a ton of baked goods on Etsy. You’ll hear all about her local business turned national bakery, how she decided to avoid burn out and pivot, and the advantages of hiring a coach to refine your business processes.
    **“How to Sell Your Stuff on Etsy” is not affiliated with or endorsed by Etsy.com
    STUFF I MENTIONED:
    My YouTube Tutorial for CraftKit: https://youtu.be/tjG3eGUe_e8
     
    Passive income with website templates---- with Anastasia: https://bit.ly/33eatCh (start with her free webinar)
    Print on Demand with @Jennyfromtheshopp https://linktr.ee/jennyfromtheshopp
     
    My Etsy Course: “Listings that Sell” (the entire Etsy strategy that helped me build a full time shop): https://www.howtosellyourstuff.com/etsy-listings-that-sell   
    Book a one hour Etsy consult with me (while it’s still available): https://www.howtosellyourstuff.com/offers/eoWdJzJ7
     
    Connect with Hanna! You can email her at: Leehannadawn@gmail.com
     
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    FREE ETSY MASTERCLASS: https://www.howtosellyourstuff.com/masterclass
    FREE PDF DOWNLOAD: “4 Strategies I Used to Grow My Etsy Shop from $25 to $6000k/month”: https://www.howtosellyourstuff.com/site/4-strategies-opt-in
    Grab my Course “Etsy Listings that Sell” and learn how to skyrocket your Etsy business:
    https://www.howtosellyourstuff.com/etsy-listings-that-sell   
    Find me on Instagram and TikTok @HowtoSellYourStuff
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    HOW TO SELL YOUR STUFF WEBSITE: https://www.howtosellyourstuff.com/
    HOW TO SELL YOUR STUFF INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/howtosellyourstuff/
    HOW TO SELL YOUR STUFF SHOWNOTES: https://www.howtosellyourstuff.com/blog/benefits-of-hiring-an-etsy-coach
    This podcast is sponsored by:
    Today’s Sponsor is my FREE Etsy Masterclass!
    My “How to Kick-Start Your Etsy Shop” Free Masterclass will give you massive insights that will make your Etsy challenges feel like an old memory! I’m teaching you 2 myths that will hold you back if you buy in, 2 huge mistakes that most new sellers make, and 3 skills to master to become successful on Etsy.
    You can grab it today--- it’s available on demand at www.HowtoSellYourStuff.com/masterclass
    AND
    Today's episode is sponsored by Craftkit!
    Craftkit is an email marketing tool that integrates directly with your Etsy shop to help you communicate with your customers in a professional, automated way AND compliantly build your own email list!
    My YouTube Tutorial for CraftKit: https://youtu.be/tjG3eGUe_e8
    Craftkit: https://craftkit.app/smiley
    Get a 14 day free trial.
    Coupon Code: SMILEY   (for 50% off your first 3 months)
    *Some of the links above are affiliate links which means I’ll receive a commission if you purchase through my link, at no extra cost to you. You can see my affiliate disclosure here: https://www.howtosellyourstuff.com/affiliate-disclosure

    • 58 min
    [REPLAY] How an Etsy Wreath Maker Used Social Media to Build a 6 Figure Business Selling Tutorials—with Julie Oxendine

    [REPLAY] How an Etsy Wreath Maker Used Social Media to Build a 6 Figure Business Selling Tutorials—with Julie Oxendine

    Today I’m joined by Julie Oxendine, the creator of Julie’s Wreath Boutique. She has a six figure business selling wreath-making tutorials which she grew primarily from her masterful social media strategies that have attracted over 900,000 followers across 5 platforms. Tune in to hear her story from selling wreaths one-off on Facebook marketplace to the successful Etsy shop and website that pay her handsomely today.
    **“How to Sell Your Stuff on Etsy” is not affiliated with or endorsed by Etsy.com
    STUFF I MENTIONED:
    Podcast Episode I mentioned about the seller who started out selling crocheted items and moved into selling patterns:
    Podcast Episode 28: Etsy Success Story: How one Mom turned her passion for crochet into a full-time (largely passive) income-- with April Kehrer: https://www.howtosellyourstuff.com/blog/crochet-patterns-on-etsy
     
    Join Julie’s monthly social media membership: https://juliesbizboutique.julieswreathboutique.com/offers/moKoGqR7/checkout
    Julie on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/julieswreathboutique
    You can find Julie on all social media platforms at: JuliesWreathBoutique
    Watch this podcast episode on YouTube: https://youtu.be/3K9x1DRJ-CE 
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    FREE ETSY MASTERCLASS: https://www.howtosellyourstuff.com/masterclass
    FREE PDF DOWNLOAD: “4 Strategies I Used to Grow My Etsy Shop from $25 to $6000k/month”: https://www.howtosellyourstuff.com/site/4-strategies-opt-in
    Grab my Course “Etsy Listings that Sell” and learn how to skyrocket your Etsy business:
    https://www.howtosellyourstuff.com/etsy-listings-that-sell   
    Find me on Instagram and TikTok @HowtoSellYourStuff
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    HOW TO SELL YOUR STUFF WEBSITE: https://www.howtosellyourstuff.com/
    HOW TO SELL YOUR STUFF INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/howtosellyourstuff/
    HOW TO SELL YOUR STUFF SHOWNOTES: https://www.howtosellyourstuff.com/blog/promote-etsy-shop-on-social-media 
    Today’s Sponsor is my website “HowtoSellYourStuff.com” where I offer free and paid resources to help new Etsy sellers reach their goals faster. Check out my flagship course “Listings that Sell” https://www.howtosellyourstuff.com/etsy-listings-that-sell
     
    This episode is sponsored by noissue. The ECO-FRIENDLY and customizable packaging company that is totally affordable for Etsy sellers. Learn more and shop sustainable, adorable packaging here: https://noissue.pxf.io/9W9KxE
     
    *Some of the links above are affiliate links which means I’ll receive a commission if you purchase through my link, at no extra cost to you. You can see my affiliate disclosure here: https://www.howtosellyourstuff.com/affiliate-disclosure

    • 1 hr 3 min
    [REPLAY] How to Create an Irresistible Brand for Your Etsy Shop – with Erika Pruett

    [REPLAY] How to Create an Irresistible Brand for Your Etsy Shop – with Erika Pruett

    One of the most important ways you can set your shop and products apart on Etsy is by developing an intentional brand strategy for your Etsy shop. Today I am joined by the lovely and very accomplished, Erika Pruett, who is a graphic designer and brand strategist. She’s giving us tons of insight into what makes a brand irresistible and a bunch of practical ways you level up your branding within your own business.
    **“How to Sell Your Stuff on Etsy” is not affiliated with or endorsed by Etsy.com
    STUFF I MENTIONED:
    Places to find Erika and her products/resources:
    Free vendor guide:
    thebrandingcrew.co/vendor-guide
     
    Branding Course:
    thebrandingcrew.co/the-course
     
    Branding Starter Kits:
    thebrandingcrew.co/the-shop
     
    Website:
    thebrandingcrew.co
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    FREE ETSY MASTERCLASS: https://www.howtosellyourstuff.com/masterclass
    FREE PDF DOWNLOAD: “4 Strategies I Used to Grow My Etsy Shop from $25 to $6000k/month”: https://www.howtosellyourstuff.com/site/4-strategies-opt-in
    Grab my eCourse “Listings that Sell” and learn how to skyrocket your Etsy business:
    https://www.howtosellyourstuff.com/etsy-listings-that-sell   
    Find me on Instagram and TikTok @HowtoSellYourStuff
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    HOW TO SELL YOUR STUFF WEBSITE: https://www.howtosellyourstuff.com/
    HOW TO SELL YOUR STUFF INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/howtosellyourstuff/
    HOW TO SELL YOUR STUFF SHOWNOTES: https://www.howtosellyourstuff.com/blog/etsy-branding-strategy
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    THIS EPISODE IS SPONSORED BY:
    My Customer Service Templates & Mini-Course:
    Learn my exact customer service strategy AND get access to over 20 templates of my word-for-word responses to customers in everyday and difficult situations: 
    https://www.howtosellyourstuff.com/offers/wUXKPzRG/checkout
     
    *Some of the links above are affiliate links which means I’ll receive a commission if you purchase through my link, at no extra cost to you. You can see my affiliate disclosure here: https://www.howtosellyourstuff.com/affiliate-disclosure

    • 47 min
    [REPLAY] Etsy Success Story: How one Mom turned her passion for crochet into a full-time (largely passive) income-- with April Kehrer

    [REPLAY] Etsy Success Story: How one Mom turned her passion for crochet into a full-time (largely passive) income-- with April Kehrer

    April Kehrer learned crochet only a few short years ago and now she’s turned her passion for yarn into a largely passive income with her Etsy Shop @KehrerBerryCrafts. She went from being a teacher, to running an in-home daycare for several years, to now selling crochet patterns, supplies, and finished pieces FULL TIME on Etsy. You’re going to love her amazing Etsy success story and her infectious personality! **“How to Sell Your Stuff on Etsy” is not affiliated with or endorsed by Etsy.com
    STUFF I MENTIONED:
    April’s Etsy Shop: @KehrerBerryCrafts
    Link: https://www.etsy.com/shop/KehrerBerryCrafts?ref=shop_sugg
    Instagram: @KehrerBerryCrafts
    https://www.instagram.com/kehrerberrycrafts/
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/kehrerberrycrafts
    TikTok:  @KehrerBerryCrafts
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    FREE ETSY MASTERCLASS: https://www.howtosellyourstuff.com/masterclass
    FREE PDF DOWNLOAD: “4 Strategies I Used to Grow My Etsy Shop from $25 to $6000k/month”: https://www.howtosellyourstuff.com/site/4-strategies-opt-in
    Grab my eCourse “Listings that Sell” and learn how to skyrocket your Etsy business:
    https://www.howtosellyourstuff.com/etsy-listings-that-sell   
    Find me on Instagram and TikTok @HowtoSellYourStuff
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    HOW TO SELL YOUR STUFF WEBSITE: https://www.howtosellyourstuff.com/
    HOW TO SELL YOUR STUFF INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/howtosellyourstuff/
    HOW TO SELL YOUR STUFF SHOWNOTES: https://www.howtosellyourstuff.com/blog/crochet-patterns-on-etsy
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    THIS EPISODE IS SPONSORED BY:
    Perfecting Pinterest:
    Today’s Sponsor is “Perfecting Pinterest” by Sophia Lee. An ecourse that will show you exactly how to use Pinterest to get a ton more views on your Etsy listings: Perfecting Pinterest: 
    https://bysophialee.teachable.com/courses/perfecting-pinterest?affcode=699001_4rutj5q9  
     
    My Website:
    Today’s Sponsor is my website “HowtoSellYourStuff.com” where I offer free and paid resources to help new Etsy sellers reach their goals faster. Check out my flagship course “Listings that Sell” https://www.howtosellyourstuff.com/etsy-listings-that-sell
     
    *Some of the links above are affiliate links which means I’ll receive a commission if you purchase through my link, at no extra cost to you. You can see my affiliate disclosure here: https://www.howtosellyourstuff.com/affiliate-disclosure

    • 56 min

Customer Reviews

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2 Ratings

Mikki93 ,

Etsy Sellers Gold!

Such an informative and upbeat podcast.

Not only does Lizzie give great content ur she interviews amazing people as well to give first hand experience. I am binging from episode 1 and cannot stop

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