Tips and Information about making jewelry

With this blog, I hope to share my knowledge, successes, trials and errors, student's work, tips, and information about making jewelry.

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

New personal web site

Well, I have my own domain name now, I am in the process of creating my site. I hope to have it going in a week or so. I still may tie it into Etsy.
I am now PMC Certified with Rio Grande. And no, the discount is not that good. I get better prices through other web sites.
 It is now confirmed, I will be teaching at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts in May! Woohoo! 

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Personal web site or Etsy?

I am working on my personal web site where I will offer up for sale DVD tutorials, some of my metal art, and advertise my classes. Now, do I go the cheep route and have the address with some other name in it (example:  or do I pay extra dollars to have my own address?
Would it be better to put this stuff up on and just be done with it?
Decisions, decisions, decisions!

I hear with Etsy, in order to be found, you have to list many items daily! Is it worth listing amounts and time for listing? I haven't heard of anyone making good money off of Etsy. Most of the items sold on it list for under $30.00. Most of my art is over that price point.  Hmmmmmm.

Does anyone out there have a "real" success story by listing on Etsy? Let me know?