Piedmont Community College’s Small Business Center will hold a free seminar, “Turn Your Passion into a Business on Etsy,” on Thursday, October 22, from 6-8:30 p.m. at the Business Development and Entrepreneurship Center, 105 N. Main St., Roxboro. The presenter, Nick Hawks, has a diverse background in online selling, business administration and is a small business owner.
Attend this class to learn how to sell your art work, jewelry, crafts, vintage, and other items in this easy fast paced class!!!! See just how easy it is to “grow your brand” with a wealth of new customers and promotional tools. Learn how to register and start selling on Etsy. Share the story of your craft in your profile, item photos, and shop banner. Escape the 9-5 grind and focus on your passion. You will be guided through planning the basics of your small business strategy and given an in-depth look at Etsy’s tools to help you succeed online.
Etsy is a rapidly growing peer-to-peer e-commerce website for selling handmade goods, vintage items and craft supplies, as well as unique factory-manufactured items. These items cover a wide range, including art, photography, clothing, jewelry, food, bath and beauty products, quilts, knick-knacks, and toys. With more than 30 million members, there’s no better place to launch your own creative small business. In fact, sellers took home over $860 million in sales in 2012 alone.
Although the seminar will be offered at no cost to participants, pre-registration is required by October 20. To register, call the BDEC at (336) 599-0032.
Photo: Presenter, Nick Hawks