Podcast Episode 28: Etsy Success Story: How one Mom turned her passion for crochet into a full-time (largely passive) income-- with April KehrerFeb 17, 2022
WATCH ON YOUTUBE: https://youtu.be/_bc98oDdwtc
- Announcement of give-away winners: 1:57
- Tell us a bit of your background! What was your career path prior to Etsy? 8:00
- How did you discover crochet? 10:40
- How did you get started on Etsy? What were your early days like? 12:00
- When did your shop really take off? How did you build the momentum? 14:50
- What sells best for you now? 23:00
- Talk to us about photography? How important is it, do you think? And what is your strategy? How did you get good at it? 28:05
- Since you sell a lot of patterns--- can you tell us how you format the digital file? I’m sure it’s a pdf, right? But do you use a branded template? 32:52
- You have a local element to your business in addition to your Etsy shop! Tell us about the differences between the two and how all that works. 36:00
- What are your top tips for a new Etsy seller who is just getting started? How would you encourage them? 44:20
- What’s the best place for our listeners to find you and connect? How can they buy from you if they’re yarn fanatics like you and me (or know one)? 53:05
April Kehrer learned crochet only a few short years ago and now she’s turned her passion for yarn into a largely passive income with her Etsy Shop @KehrerBerryCrafts. She went from being a teacher, to running an in-home daycare for several years, to now selling crochet patterns, supplies, and finished pieces FULL TIME on Etsy. You’re going to love her amazing Etsy success story and her infectious personality!
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