Friday, August 13, 2010

Opening an Etsy Store?


So I've been thinking about opening an Etsy store.  And despite my fear of ending up on Regretsy, I think it could be a cool way to earn some extra bucks and get awesome crocheted-ness out into the world.

I have to do some reasearch, regarding price points, and  setup fees, and general advice for on how to get up and running, but the biggest problem I'm having right now is what name to use.  History tells us that I'm not great at naming things (see: my hermit crab named... shelly)  So I'm throwing it out there to my multitude (read: dozens)  of readers.  What do you think would be a good name for an Etsy store?  Would you buy crocheted food on Etsy?  Do you have any advice for starting up an Etsy store?

Inquiring minds want to know! Share with the class!


  1. please. the only way you'll end up on regretsy is if you decide it would be cool to end up on regretsy and intentionally make something creepy.
    Your stuff is so, so, so cute!

    I don't have any advice or ideas though. I'm pretty much the least creative person ever.

  2. Thanks! I am currently mulling over idea names now. Also: So excited you're going to be reading John Green books! You'll have to tell me what you think of them.

  3. I think you should pitch us some name ideas, then we'll vote :) and if we think all of them are lame, we'll be inspired to give you other ideas!

    And no worries, someone out there must want to buy your cool crocheted things! I think they're cool!

    currently waiting for a list of names so I can give you my official opinion.

  4. There's a punny name here, and I'm going to find it for you.

  5. What's Hooking? was suggested to me, and i LOVE IT A LOT. however, everyone seems to think that it's too punny.

  6. the banana may end up on regretsy.