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5 Benefits Of Selling Digital Products

If you are looking for additional ways to make money, the answer is in your hands. On your smart phone that is.

There are thousands of articles on how to make full time income and additional income in unique ways. One of those methods is by selling digital products.

Digital Product Ideas:
• Ebooks
• Printables
• Photography
• Fonts
• Art
• And More

One place to check out for great examples is Pinterest.

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The Truth Of How Entrepreneurs Think

What made you start your entrepreneurial journey? Was it done out of passion, the need for freedom, to build a legacy for your children, or did the pandemic play a part?

No matter your story it’s very possible to experience days where you question EVERYTHING. Working for yourself can indeed be a roller coaster financially and mentally.

When you find yourself getting down, reflect on why you started. Refreshing your memory can help you push aside those negative thoughts.

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7 Steps To Get Your Business To Run More Efficiently

As you shift your professional mindset from crafting, to side hustle, to small business, to being an outsourcing company, you will learn that you will need to do things more efficiently.

Nothing happens overnight when building your dream. And that’s actually a good thing. As you go through important steps you understand what works and what doesn’t.

Here are 7 steps to consider when you want to achieve desired results.

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The 50/30/20 Budgeting Rule Will Change Your Life

How do you budget? There are apps and various systems that can help you take control of your finances. The 50/30/20 budgeting rule is very sensible and can be started at anytime.

A budget is having a plan for every dollar that you have. It makes you more conscientious of your spending habits.

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10 High Income Skills That You Should Learn

If you want to reach heights that you’ve never been to you are going to have to do something that you have never done.

This could mean reevaluating how you do business, or looking into going into a more profitable line of work.

Many of us have our passions, but is it profitable? What adjustments can you make to what you are doing to increase your income?

What from this list can you incorporate into what you are already doing? Think about it, apply that skill and start winning.

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Micro Habits Will Help You Reach Your Goals Faster

Do you believe that you can do anything that you set your mind to? It’s true, but within reason.

Studies have shown that it can take up to a year to form a new habit. It honestly depends on your level of determination and lifestyle (how much time you have). Some people can implement habits sooner, no doubt.

Start small. Don’t jump all in thinking you are going to instantly change the way you have been your whole life or most of your life.

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Track Your Spending For 6 Months And Your Life Will Change

How do you envision your life to be going in November of 2022? That will be 6 months from now. So much can happen in that time span.

No matter what we are doing, time is going to keep on ticking. If you want things to improve from how they are going now, dedicate your time to becoming better.

Hold yourself accountable by learning more about an area in your life that you aren’t satisfied with.

🗓 Start tracking your finances today and watch how much better you will be in 6 months.

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7 Money Rules To Never Break

It’s #4 and #5 for me. If you are at a point in your life where you feel stuck use the many resources around you to get out of your situation:

• The Library
• Book Stores
• The Internet (Financial Blogs/YouTube)
• Social Media Money Profiles
• Seminars

As an adult you have two choices; to complain about how your life isn’t going, or to make the active changes needed to place you in the position that you want to be in.

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How To Always Be Prepared For An Elevator Pitch

When most people think of an elevator pitch the American business reality show ‘Shark Tank’ probably comes to mind. You have the opportunity of a lifetime to grow your brand and this is when you BETTER get it right.

At least, that’s how it feels.

Start practicing what you would say if you only had 30 seconds (the length of an elevator ride) to sell your business to an angel investor.

Place yourself in that scenario mentally, so when it happens you’ll be totally impressed with yourself.

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5 Work Ethics You Must Have To Level Up

This one can be applied to any line of work. Advice that can be used by individuals working 9-5 as well as business owners.

When you take pride in what you do and give it 100% effort that’s when things start to flow and working is no longer something you dread.

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Types Of Content Marketing That Will Crush Your Competitors

Discover what it feels like to have powerful content that creates faithful return customers. Standout to new clients and make your competition think about you when they don’t even cross your mind.

That’s damn good content marketing.

“Content marketing is a marketing strategy used to attract, engage, and retain an audience by creating and sharing relevant articles, videos, podcasts, and other media. This approach establishes expertise, promotes brand awareness, and keeps your business top of mind when it’s time to buy what you sell.” – mailchimp.com

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How To Make Time For Reading (Even When You Are Busy)

I think that the most challenging part about reading a book for most is that they want to start a book and finish it immediately. If your schedule doesn’t permit for that, but you still want to read, here are two things that I do:

  1. Listen To Audiobooks – Though it’s not reading yourself, it’s another way to gather information provided in books. I listen to finance and personal development audio books often.
  2. Leave A Book Open On Your Counter Or Table – I really, really enjoy reading about aromatherapy, holistic living, and natural healing so I leave the book I’m currently reading open on the counter in my kitchen. When I’m cooking and at the end of the night I read a few pages.

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Aura Bea Carter

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8 Proven Ways To Capture Attention When Marketing Your Business

Are you selling a product or service online? If so listen up.

Your main priorities with social media marketing should be:

• Only posting your best photos
• Creating content to where people feel compelled to message you
• CTAs (Call To Actions) that triggers an emotional response

Likes do not equate to more money.

I have people who purchase from me but they have never liked a post, nor are we always friends on social media.

Your inbox should be active with questions and order requests.

Your website link should be included in your marketing posts.

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The Only 3 Things You Need To Start Investing

As you begin learning about finances you will see that the techniques to start making money are pretty much the same.

Now, people create their own rules, use their own methods but overall you are not doing anything much different from people earning more money than you.

You just have to decide one day that you want to develop the skills to be successful.

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5 Skills For Workplace Success

Everyone that you work with isn’t going to be your cup of tea.

Everyone you hire isn’t going to live up to their outstanding interview performance.

Personal feelings have to be pushed aside in order for the workplace to achieve its goals.

It’s not about “faking it,” it’s about being cordial and getting the job required done.

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The Psychological Role Of Colors In Branding

How important is having a logo? I have owned successfully brands with and without one. But if you take a look at all major companies they are recognized not only by their name but by their logo.

Effort goes into the creative aspect of branding, and it’s actually more than one would think.

I have shared the psychology behind all brand colors and I will again in the comments.

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5 Ways To Stay Ahead Of Your Competition

What are you doing to stay ahead of the game? Knowing what your customers want means also knowing what other (similar) brands they compare you to when shopping.

Here are a few questions to help you advance in your market:

  1. Who is the top (richest) brand in your niche? (Take notes from them.)
  2. What does your local competitor do to promote? (Are they collaborating around town?)
  3. Do you want to stay a small business or do you wish to become a household name? (Either answer is fine!)

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7 Proven Ways To Market Your Website

🌐 💻 Where do you market your website? If you aren’t getting traffic that just means your website needs more exposure.

Check out this list and see if there is a place that you aren’t promoting yourself on.

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10 Ways To Generate Passive Income

The phrase, “There’s more than one way to skin a cat,” is stated to have originated from a short story, ‘The Money Diggers’ written by the American author Seba Smith, in 1840. Where it is stated as; “There are more ways than one to skin a cat, so are there more ways than one of digging for money.”

Tired of racking your brain over how to make extra income? Then review this list, get a notebook, and start making magic aka money.

Remember the internet can be a blessing to you, use it with intent. Search “How do I…” followed by the topic you are interested in from this list.

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Free Online Business Tools To Help You Grow

🤔 Have you used any of these?
🧐 Which are your favorites?

I can say that I have used most, and there are several that I use daily.

If you own a business, do freelance work, or make money from your hobby, these tools can be highly beneficial.

The free versions can get you organized and structured, so start with them. Then look into paying for subscriptions as you bring in more money.

Best Regards,

Aura Bea Carter

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5 Tips To Get Your Product To Sell

Sales and marketing can be scary for some entrepreneurs and small businesses. But people make it more challenging than it actually is.

Everyone wishes for organic sales but for most, you are going to have to do the work to gain and build your customer base.

The word “sale/sales” won’t be as intimidating once you understand that you are only doing what is necessary to grow your business.

And you have to “sale” to get your products to “sell.”

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Sincerely,

Aura Bea Carter

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9 Ways To Get Paid For What You Know

What did you discover you were most knowledgeable on during the pandemic? Over the last two years many people turned to freelance (entrepreneurial) work due to several reasons.

Layoffs, from being a non essential worker, and the “great resignation” where people have discovered the truth behind the American 9-5 dream.

Personally, I learned how to monetize my knowledge during the pandemic even more than before. From this list I can check off 4 items.

✅ Tip: Write down your skills and learn how you can get paid for what you know.

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700 And Higher: The American (Credit Score) Dream

Three major credit bureaus — Experian, Equifax, and TransUnion — regularly collect information about your payment history, while your credit report contains additional details regarding your payment history, credit utilization ratio and any open and closed credit accounts.

The information in your credit report is used to calculate a three-digit credit score, which lenders then utilize to evaluate a borrower’s likelihood of defaulting on a loan.

By having a higher score, you’ll typically qualify for loans or credit products with lower interest rates and more favorable terms.

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3 Things To Do Before You Quit

I’m different. And I’m not being cliche when I say this. When I held a secular job before I applied, I would research the company background, look up the employee satisfaction rates, and I knew my goal would be to move up in 3-6 months.

When I found myself no longer satisfied with what I thought the job was initially offering, I made an exit plan. I researched similar positions that paid more, as well as higher positions I could be hired for based on my credentials.

Being self employed is not for the faint of heart. Heck, truthfully, being an entrepreneur isn’t for everyone. But if you are looking to step out on faith and work for yourself plan it out in a calculated manner.

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Aura Bea Carter

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How To Make Each Day A Winner

I decided that I wanted to win so I started winning.

I stop thinking that my unorganized artist life was going to somehow come together.

To reap the rewards of success there are certain rules that you have to play by.

Once I accepted this life became more fulfilling.

Sincerely,

Aura Of Wealth

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2 Ways To Become A Millionaire

Everything you need to become successful you have. Let me repeat that, EVERYTHING you need to become successful you have.

Start by asking yourself if you are happy with how your life currently is and is this how you want to live out the rest of your days.

If the answer is, “No,” then you have some work to do.

Making 6 figures is easy. Making a million dollars takes effort. Both amounts are ones that people strive for. But, if you are going to go big and shoot for that million, you are going to have to start thinking much bigger.

Truly,

Aura Of Wealth

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10 Ways To Keep Your Social Media Accounts Making Money

Chances are if you use social media in 2022 you do so to make money. This can be from sharing information about your job, or promoting your own products and/or services.

The internet is filled with endless examples of what to post on social media but information overload can cause us to get stuck, overwhelmed, and go weeks without posting.

Here is a 10 point list of how to keep your profile(s) active and relevant.

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9 Reasons Why Your Business Isn’t Successful

Last year I wrote an article on my blog on why some peoples businesses weren’t successful. I thought it was too direct but to my surprise it end up getting a decent amount of views.

As I’ve mentioned before, social media makes starting a business look easy. And I’ve seen people who believed the hype then became frustrated when things didn’t work out.

Two things I’ll share with you:

  1. Just because you sell a product, launch a website, that doesn’t mean people are going to automatically buy from you.
  2. Trendy articles about specific demographics having success should not be your sole motivation for starting a business.

I pride myself in being a realist. It’s helped me in many areas of life and business. My goal is to help others win before they fail.

Sincerely,

Aura Bea Carter

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4 Reasons To Grow Your Business With Free Samples

Hello modern entrepreneur, are you stuck trying to figure out how to grow your customer base? A GREAT way to get customers to buy from you is by giving away free products.

“But I can’t afford to give away anything, I’m barely making money.”

Aht, aht, aht. YES YOU CAN.

If you have an advertising budget (or not) and you haven’t been seeing a return from marketing, invest in a product you can give away.

Examples: Ebooks, pens with your website, coupons, sample products, calendars, paperweights, USB sticks, letter openers, desk toys

🎁 People like receiving gifts. It makes them remember your company more and be more willing to spend money with you or tell others about your company.

Personally, when I go to trade shows I always go to the booths that are giving away free samples of their products.

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Aura Bea Carter

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Only The Best Are Consistent, Instant Gratification Is For Lazy People

One of the best things about social media is that it opened up a world of information about business and entrepreneurship that most didn’t know about. In fact, many millionaires have been made from becoming successful on social media.

But, though many have seen large profits from posts going viral, quickly growing a following from attractive content, or hiring the right marketing team that you don’t know about, it’s not an overnight process.

True success takes time.

True success takes dedication.

True success takes consistency.

Therefore, stop worrying that you don’t have thousands of followers and focus on building your skill set.

Sincerely,

Aura Bea Carter

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Do This With Your Bank Statement If You Want To Change Your Life

Financial obedience and repair is not as scary as it sounds. You want to know what is scary? Looking back a year from now regretting that you didn’t take action.

You may have received your most recent statement a few days ago, so check your mail, or online banking documents. My bank issues theirs on the 16th of each month.

When you know better, you can start to do better. And, the first step is admitting what money habits are keeping you from reaching your financial goals.

Teaching You That Wealth Is In Reach,

Aura Bea Carter

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9 Things To Do If You Want A Better Life

Do you REALLY want a better life? The luxuries all look and sound so wonderful but there are steps (sacrifices) to get there.

Now, you may not have to do everything on this list in order to reach your definition of life goals.

If you are serious about your health, happiness, and harmony, it’s time to look at what needs to be done.

No more wishing, hoping, or dreaming.

Only doing from this day forward.

You got this!

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Aura Bea Carter

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The Truth Behind Motivation And Discipline

I used to think that I had to be motivated to do the things that I was passionate about. Such as providing financial therapy (coaching) and producing for my creative business. But, sometimes you don’t feel like doing the things you enjoy, no matter how much you like them.

This is when you have to foresee your future and what you desire from it.

What are you willing to do to get to where you want to be?

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So, when you’re not feeling motivated or trying to force motivation, remember it’s the compounding steps that builds up to the results.

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Money Lesson For Those Who Are Tired Of Being Broke

Making money isn’t hard. You can get a job and work, or if working for someone else isn’t your thing, you can literally type in Google: “Ways To Make Money.”

Once you are bringing in some type of income, the first priorities are paying for your basic needs (housing, food, car, and bills). After that it’s important to monitor your wants, aka things you buy but can actually live without.

Learning how to control your money is one of the hardest lessons that some people NEVER learn.

Take action with your personal finances and become more responsible with your money so that you can stop stressing over money.

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6 Signs You Will Not Be Defeated

For years social media has made winning look easy. Rarely do you get the behind the scenes look at how your favorite influencers really made it.

As the economy has taken a downturn many are seeing that it’s not as simple as making a post and people automatically paying for your product(s).

What’s not talked about is the many who often feel defeated, or those are jealous of others when they get online.

Life is a puzzle and the most important piece is your mindset. Master that and it’s smooth sailing from here.

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8 Income Streams For People Who Are Serious About Building Wealth

Passive income is one of the best wealth-generating tools, and it can serve as a safety net if you lose your job and are left without an active income source.

This doesn’t mean that there’s no effort used at all, in some cases, you’ll need to put down an initial investment and wait for it to generate income.

Remember that this is not a way to earn a fortune overnight. Instead, this type of income can grow over long periods.

Having access to various types of passive income will make you less reliant on your primary source of income and allow you to achieve financial independence.

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9 Skills You Need To Attract Success

How do you want to be perceived by your peers or future clients? Is this even a question that you have asked yourself?

If your financial status is not where you would like for it to be it may be time to look at why you aren’t attracting success.

It’s so easy to scroll on social media and judge people who you know personally, strangers you added to your friends list and celebrities who make their lives public. But it’s not as easy to do a self assessment.

When you are able to analyze yourself, your habits and behaviors, that’s when the real change occurs.

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Your Small Business Can Avoid Taxes Like The Rich

The rich stay paid while entrepreneurs and small businesses struggle with how to stay afloat.

Why is this? Well, it’s all about strategic maneuvering.

Instead of repeating the same mistakes and feeling like your business isn’t going anywhere, understand the fundamentals of running a company.

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9 Industries To Enter To Get Rich

The pandemic created a lot of six figure earners and even millionaires. But it also created a panic amongst people who want to make more money but don’t know how.

When I was growing up I wasn’t taught about money. I wasn’t encouraged to discover my passion or even think about what field of work I wanted to be in.

I know I’m not alone. Many from my generation were told to, “Go to school and get a job.”

Not having any guidance in personal financial or building wealth is a major setback compared to those who do.

When it comes to creating a successful lifestyle many don’t know where to start. If this is you, let me know in the comments below the type of content you’d like me to post.

Sincerely,

Aura B. C.

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E-Cash Digital Collar In The Works

In a move that could bring digital currencies one step closer to the mainstream, the chairman of the House Financial Services Committee’s fintech task force has introduced a bill to create a new sort of digital currency called “E-Cash.”. The United States Department of the Treasury is required by the Electronic Currency and Secure Hardware Act to “develop and test digital dollar technologies that have the same privacy-protecting characteristics as physical cash.”

It is still unclear how exactly the E-Cash digital dollar would work or what it would look like since the proposed legislation provides a few clues. However, the bill states that transactions would be settled without the need for a blockchain or internet connection. This suggests that E-Cash would not be based on blockchain technology.

Additionally, it will not have the same features as a central bank digital currency (CBDC), according to the bill. Unlike CBDCs, the E-Cash digital dollar would be a different sort of technology stack and solution.

Moreover, the legislation directs the Treasury to “explore the full gamut of potential designs” and to “simultaneously test with a variety of pilot ideas.” This suggests that the digital dollar would be developed through a process of trial and error. The Treasury Department would experiment with different designs and technologies before settling on a final product.

According to the E-Cash website, the currency is “designed and administered to replicate to the greatest extent feasible and practically possible the anonymity and privacy-respecting characteristics of real cash.” Moreover, according to its supporters, it is a digital currency that may be used for anonymous, offline, peer-to-peer transactions.

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Balance Transfers: What, When, How

Balance transfers are great for some people, and meh for others. Keep reading to find out whether a balance transfer is right for you.

Ah, credit card debt.

The issue with credit card debt, as many of us know all too well, is that the interest rates are so high; and that starts a vicious cycle where you’re busting your butt to pay off debt that is snowballing into a bigger and bigger sum.

At its most basic level, the goal of a balance transfer is to take all of your credit card debt and transfer it over to a new credit card with a much lower interest rate— or better yet, a card with an introductory period (typically lasting between six months and two years) with 0% interest .

The strategy with a balance transfer is to pay off all of your debt during the period when you’re not accumulating interest, because everything you put down goes straight to the principal, baby. No more snowballs. This is great news because not only does it mean that your debt will stop growing, but it also means that you will be able to pay your debt off more quickly because the debt has stopped growing.

If it sounds like it’s a great option, it is… for some people. But balance transfers are not a great fit for everyone.

Before deciding to go with a balance transfer, I want you to think through these five things:

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30 Ways To Make Progress

One day you’re going to wake up and be tired of your own despair. It’s going to hit you that only you can change your life and your future is in your hands.

It’s not that it’s easy to achieve our long-term personal goals, but if you know what you’re aspiring toward, you at least have a sense of the process. Start with the end in mind, work backward to the present day, and execute diligently.

Start by changing your habits and your new life will inevitably unfold.

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Extra Income Ideas That Can Help You Earn $200-$500 A Month

5 Extra Income Ideas That Can Help You Earn $200-$500 A Month

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How To Improve Credit Score 100 Points

📊 Is Boosting Your Credit Score 100 Points Really Possible?

If your credit score is lower than you’d like, there may be fast ways to bring it up.

Scores in the “fair” and “bad” areas of the credit score ranges could see dramatic results.

Here are 9 strategies to quickly improve your credit:

  1. Pay credit card balances strategically
  2. Ask for higher credit limits
  3. Become an authorized user
  4. Pay bills on time
  5. Dispute credit report errors
  6. Deal with collections accounts
  7. Use a secured credit card
  8. Get credit for rent and utility payments
  9. Add to your credit mix

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Fetch Rewards App Earns You Money When You Shop

Snap a picture of every receipt, collect points and Earn FREE gift cards!

Sign up for Fetch with code “KRUHD7” and get 2,000 points when you snap your first receipt.

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The Easiest Budget Planner For Beginners

Take control of your finances & live a happier life.

Great for beginners & those who have been struggling with how to balance their money.

Start planning vacations and other expenses with ease and track where your money is going each month.

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Etsy Success For Anyone – Download The Ebook Now

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ETSY SELLER Success Guide For New And Old Sellers.

In This Mini EBook You Will Discover Strategies For Etsy.

Tips & Tricks For Selling On Etsy In 2022 And Beyond.

Use This Selling Guide To Understand The Platform And Boost Your Sales.

Includes:
Top Products To Sell On Etsy
SEO Hacks
And More

Please Read: This is an 8 page digital download titled “The 6 Figure Etsy Seller:
Marketing, SEO & Success” which will immediately be available after your purchase. No physical items will be mailed.

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Men’s Lifestyle Brand Affiliate Marketing Program Sign Up

Men’s lifestyle has been a booming industry with more and more startups tapping into this growing market.

Golden Aura Life is a men’s brand with styles that find the right balance between classic and trendy. They provide a range of best selling men’s lifestyle products. Look good. Perform better.

While brick-and-mortar stores have been closing down in the US clothing market, online sales rose from $481 billion to over $600 billion within the past few years.

Now is a very good time for you to look at the best fashion affiliate programs available to you from both in-house offers and affiliate networks.

Promote GoldenAuraLife.com on your social media accounts, blog or website and earn money for sales made with your link.

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How To Open An Etsy Shop: Claim Your 40 Free Listings

Interested in selling on Etsy?

This article will help you through the first steps of opening your shop, with tips on how to get a strong start, and it provides resources for further guidance along the way.

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Can I sell on Etsy?

Etsy is a unique marketplace for handmade items, vintage goods, and craft supplies. On Etsy.com, you’ll find a community of makers, small-business owners, and shoppers who all share a passion for uncommon and rare goods. 

Before you start an Etsy shop, make sure that your products can be sold on Etsy, and that you’re in a location where selling on Etsy Payments is available. Review their seller policies and learn about fees for selling on Etsy to make sure that selling on Etsy is right for you and your business. 

What’s a handmade item?

Handmade items are items that are designed and/or created by you, the seller. This includes fully handcrafted items like spun pottery or knitted scarves. It also includes things like enamel pins that you design and work with a production partner to manufacture. It doesn’t include items that you purchased and are reselling, even if those items were handmade by someone else. Handmade items must be created or designed by you.

What’s a vintage item?

Vintage items must be at least 20 years old. Vintage items can include clothing, housewares, electronics, and more! However, if an item is less than 20 years old, it can’t be sold as a vintage item on Etsy.

What are craft supplies?

Craft supplies on Etsy are tools, ingredients, or materials whose primary purpose is to create an item or throw a special occasion. Craft supplies may be handmade, commercial, or vintage. Party supplies may also be sold as craft supplies.

What products are prohibited on Etsy?

Even if your products are handmade, vintage, or craft supplies, you may not be able to sell them on Etsy if they’re in a prohibited category. Make sure you review and understand their policies before listing items. Prohibited items include tobacco, drugs or drug paraphernalia, weapons, hazardous materials, and others. Items that use the intellectual property of someone else, even if you designed or created the item, aren’t allowed either.

Review their Prohibited Items Policy to check if you can sell your products on Etsy. 

You must also follow local laws in your area. There may be certain things in your area that can’t be sold or shipped.

What if Etsy Payments isn’t available in my country?

Currently, you can only open an Etsy shop in a country where Etsy Payments is available. Etsy can only offer payment services in certain countries at this time. Etsy is working to support additional countries in the future.

Stay tuned to the Site Updates section of Etsy’s Seller Handbook for updates.

Create your shop

Before you create your shop, sign in or create an Etsy account. You’ll use this account to run your shop and to buy from other makers on Etsy. After creating your account, add your profile picture and bio to let other people in the Etsy community know who you are.

To create your Etsy shop

  1. To open an Etsy shop, visit Etsy.com/sell and select Get started.
  2. Select your shop language, country, and currency, then click Save and continue.
  3. Choose your shop name, then click Save and continue.

You need to complete the first step of opening your shop on a desktop web browser. Once your shop is open, you can manage your shop on the Sell on Etsy app.

Learn more about opening a shop.

Do I need a business license to sell on Etsy?

Etsy doesn’t require sellers to have a business license to sell on Etsy.

However, when selling on Etsy you’re required to follow any laws that apply to you as a small business selling online. If you have any questions regarding which laws apply to you, please contact a qualified professional.

Set your shop preferences

Select your shop’s language, country, currency, and time commitment:

  • Shop language: The shop language you choose is the default language you use to describe your items. You won’t be able to change it later, but if you’d like to add translations in other languages, you will be able to enroll in other languages after opening your shop. 
  • Shop country: Be sure to select the correct country for your shop. 
  • Shop currency: Choose the currency you will use to price your listings. Currency conversion fees may apply if your bank’s currency is different from your shop currency.
  • Time commitment: Select whether selling your products is your full-time job or part-time job. This question is for informational purposes only and will not affect the setup of your shop.

Next: Choose your shop name.

Then: Stock your shop.

Set up your payment and billing details

To get paid on Etsy, you need to connect your bank account to your Etsy shop.

How you’ll get paid:

  1. Fill out your personal information.
  2. At the bottom of the page, select the country where your bank is located under Where is your bank located?
  3. Enter your bank account details. You’ll also be required to verify this information. Learn more.
  4. Select Save and continue.
  5. Add a credit or debit card. (Shops based in Germany, Austria, or the Netherlands don’t need to add a credit or debit card.) 
  6. Select Open your shop. Congratulations! Your Etsy shop is now live on Etsy.com. You can still add listings and make changes to your shop.

You can add a prepaid card to your account if you already have a credit or debit card. A non- reloadable prepaid card can’t be your only or primary payment card, but you can always pay your bill manually with a non-reloadable prepaid card.

Learn more about Etsy Payments.

For sellers in the US

A small test deposit should appear in your account within three to seven days. This is a courtesy to let you know that deposits are working properly. Once you see the deposit, no further action is required on your part.

For sellers in the EU, Hong Kong, Singapore, Switzerland, or the UK

If your bank account is located in the EU, Hong Kong, Singapore, Switzerland, or the UK, you will need to verify your bank account before you can receive any funds from your sales for compliance purposes.

Within 3-5 business days of enrolling in Etsy Payments, Etsy will send a small deposit, processed by third party payment partners, Adyen or WorldPay, to your bank account. You’ll need to enter the small deposit amount in your Payment account in order to verify your bank account for compliance purposes.

If you’re setting up a new shop, you’ll receive a small deposit to your bank account after you open your shop to the public. No deposit will be sent to your bank account while your shop is in draft mode.

You’ll receive emails from Etsy to remind you to verify your bank account to continue to get paid.

To verify your bank account:

  1. On Etsy.com or the Sell on Etsy app, click Shop Manager.
  2. Click Finances.
  3. Click Payment account.
  4. Click Verify bank.
  5. Enter the amount of the small deposit received in your bank account.
  6. Click Verify bank.

You will also see a Verify bank button in Shop Manager under the Shop advisor section. This will link directly to verifying your bank account.

If the Verify bank button on the popup is not active, wait until you receive the small deposit in your bank account and then try to verify your bank account on Etsy.

If you don’t verify your bank account within 90 days of updating your bank details, your shop will be suspended.

For sellers in Australia

Sellers in Australia must have a residential address on file with their Australian bank. This address must be used for Etsy Payments. Currently Etsy is unable to accept a PO box as a residential address.

You can update your address in Shop Manager.

Turn on two-factor authentication

As a security measure, Etsy requires you to set up two-factor authentication. When you sign in from an unrecognized browser or device, we’ll send you a verification code to enter before accessing your account. You can receive this verification code through:

  • An authenticator app on your Android or iOS device (Recommended)
  • An SMS
  • A phone call

Learn more about two-factor authentication.

Set up your storefront

Once you’ve signed up to sell on Etsy, there are a few steps you need to take to complete your shop setup and prepare to start selling items. Like any online business, you should think through key factors in your selling workflow. Consider things like production time, policies, and your plan for shipping.

Shop aesthetic

Learn more about customizing the look of your shop.

Shop background

  • About section: Upload videos or photos and share the story behind your products, how your business came to be, and what your vision is for your brand. Learn how to craft a great About section.
  • Shop members: Introduce any other members of your team or people you collaborate with.

Shop information

  • Shop policies: Outline all your policies for shipping, returns, exchanges, payments, custom items, or any other guidelines that are important for shoppers to know before they make a purchase.
  • Shipping profiles: Decide how much you want to charge for shipping, if you’ll offer free shipping, and set up shipping profiles that help shoppers know what they’ll pay for shipping.

📦    For US sellers, as you finish your shop setup, consider purchasing USPS Shipping Labels on Etsy. You can save up to 30% than the USPS retail rates you would pay at the post office or elsewhere online. Read more about purchasing USPS Shipping Labels on Etsy.

Add more listings to your shop

Once you’ve completed all your shop sections, you are ready to start adding products to your Etsy shop. When you add a product to your Etsy shop, Etsy calls this a listing. Learn how to list an item.

Marketing, branding, and promotion

A marketing strategy is key to the success of your Etsy shop. Marketing will help new customers find your products, lets you keep existing customers up to date with the latest with your shop, and can lead to an overall rise in sales. 

Start selling

On Etsy, they take pride in their sellers offering buyers a great experience. Read tips for offering great customer service. If you provide consistent, excellent customer service, you may become a Star Seller.

Tips for managing your shop

Grow your business on Etsy

To take your shop to the next level, review the Etsy essential guides to get started with:

We have plenty of resources to help you learn more about selling on Etsy. Check out the Seller Handbook for in-depth guides on everything you need to run a successful business on Etsy. Listen to the Etsy Success podcast, and watch Etsy videos.

You can also connect with the Etsy community of talented and knowledgeable sellers in the Etsy Community.

Want to know more about running a successful Etsy shop? Enroll in an Etsy U class to learn from experienced sellers.

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