Etsy is an ecommerce website initially launched in 2005. They are well known for selling an extremely wide range of arts and crafts, typically either antique or vintage items or handmade. Many people have managed to start their own businesses because of Etsy, as they typically had the goods to sell, but not the premises or the know-how to create their own website. Obviously, Etsy receives many visitors on a daily basis, looking for the latest bargain or incredible object their home simply can’t do without.
The Etsy App
Etsy currently has over 17 million extremely unique and original items for sale, and they can boast just shy of 1 million sellers on their site. You have the ability to shop by category, so if there is a particular ornament that take’s your fancy you should find it within a matter of minutes. The app also allows you to purchase items straight from your phone.
If you’re an Etsy seller the app also has many advantages for you. Once you’ve set up your own Etsy store you can browse through your own sales statistics, as well as checking out your listings and ensuring everything is up to date. You will receive a mobile alert as soon as an order is placed.
The app is available to both Apple and Android markets. The app is completely free and you don’t even need to have an Etsy account to browse through listings. Both Apple and Android apps are available in a number of languages, including English, German, Dutch, French and Italian.
Other Features of Etsy
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To enhance your shopping experience you will notice a search function, so if you have a particular purchase in mind you can find this immediately. There is also a function that allows you to connect with shops in your local area that may sell a particular product that you’re looking for. If it is available locally, this will obviously save you a fair amount of waiting time and indeed shipping costs.
The Etsy interface works in much the same way as most online shops or ecommerce websites. You can browse and then add items to your shopping cart. You then have the ability to delete these if required and if you don’t wish to make your purchase straight away your items will be saved in your shopping cart until you return.
The app is regularly updated to keep track of new sellers adding their listings, as well as any new items existing sellers wish to add to their “shops”. Etsy, as a company, is extremely highly rated for the arts and crafts they sell such as Etsy Crochet, Etsy jewelry, or Etsy paintings, as well as the way in which they conduct their business. It must be said that the app they have created does a great job of keeping their good name intact. In fact, the app has receive a huge amount of favorable reviews, and if you are someone who enjoys shopping for something a little weird, mysterious or inspirational then this is an app for you.
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Jenny Wadlow, is a sales executive at Shop Fittings, a shop fixtures store in Melbourne. She strives to come up with creative marketing techniques to promote the store. She regularly visits local book clubs in her spare time.