Learn the basics about Etsy.com with Certified Etsy Educator, Caroline Colom Vasquez, graduate of Etsy's Educator training. Be inspired to take your business to great heights as Caroline and husband/ business partner Jose, of the renowned brand and Etsy shop Paloma's Nest, discuss what you need to successfully set up your Etsy shop, get started making your first sales and promoting your new shop, where to turn when you need help, and the four "key elements" to finding your niche and your way as a seller on Etsy. Included in the discussion are Caroline and Jose's personal tips and experience in growing and running their own Etsy shop. Don’t forget to bring all of your questions about selling your work online- we love questions!
Class will include a presentation, round table discussion, and a Q & A period. We'll provide a snack and a few things to drink, but you're welcome to bring your own food for thought!
As one of only a handful of Certified Etsy Educators, Caroline Colom Vasquez, together with husband and business partner Jose Vasquez-Corbalan, is founder of the renowned handcraft brand Paloma's Nest. What started as a tiny venture at their kitchen table, Paloma's Nest has grown to be one of the top selling Etsy stores in the world, and a leader in the handmade movement.The work of Paloma's Nest has been featured in numerous design and lifestyle publications, including Martha Stewart Weddings and Better Homes and Gardens. InStyle named Paloma's Nest one of the "Best Online Shops on the Web" and Fast Company Magazine calls them "Etsy Moguls" in their 2010 article titled "Next Decade Dream Jobs," and as business owners the couple has been quoted in The New York Times, Inc. Magazine, and in business books The Solopreneur by Larry Kelto, 21st Century Careers by Scholastic, and Spark and Hustle by Tory Johnson.
With backgrounds and experience in product design, interior design, retail and studio management, Caroline and Jose are eager to teach you the beginning basics of selling online and through Etsy; the duo also offers advance workshops and shop critiques to existing Etsy sellers, and one-to-one consulting for sellers looking to take their business to the next level through their company Handcrafted Consulting.
Come learn about the world of Etsy and running a handcraft business straight from the source...from a Certified Etsy Educator!