Etsy Calgary Craft Party – Tickets on Sale now!

Etsy Craft Party Calgary

Join the Etsy Calgary team for some crafting fun & mingling at Rosso Coffee Roasters in Inglewood, as part of Etsy’s global Craft Party! We’ll be kicking off the evening with a knitting demonstration by Chantal of Knitatude, followed by a talk on using social media effectively by Amber of Dixie + Twine.

After that, be sure to enjoy a relaxing colouring book page drawn by Suzy of Tinged, while you mingle with fellow Etsy sellers and makers in the YYC community, all while enjoying the fabulous snacks and drinks available for purchase at Rosso!

Let’s get crafty together! Bring your current (non-messy!) projects to work on while you chat, network, and collaborate! But please remember to leave those outside food & drinks at home.

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“Start Selling on Etsy” Workshop Tickets on Sale Now!

June 6th Start Selling on Etsy Workshop

If you missed our first edition of this workshop, now’s your chance to snag a ticket! Led by expert Etsy seller, Lindy Turner, you will learn the top tips and tricks to becoming successful on Etsy, from properly tagging your items to taking great product photos.

To get the most of this presentation, start your shop prior to the workshop! Visit Etsy’s Promotions micro site and enter the code MakerCities and you will receive 20 free listings when your Etsy shop is opened. Your shop must be new to redeem this code. Don’t worry about making your shop perfect – you can keep your store in “Draft” mode until the workshop. All you need is your shop name picked out to redeem the promo code!

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“Product Photography for Etsy Sellers” Workshop – Tickets on Sale Now!

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The key to selling products online is great photography. When a customer doesn’t have the benefit of picking your product up in their hands to get an up-close look at an item, the photographs need to be able to answer all their questions faithfully and acurrately.

Led by photographer and local Etsy seller Jillian Logee and sponsored by The Camera Store, this two-hour course will go over guidelines for Etsy shop photographs and how to make the most of those 5 photo slots per listing. We’ll cover styling your product photos, using various forms of lighting, and tips for making sure your photos are as accurate as possible.

To get the most out of the workshop, we recommend bringing the following:

– 3 to 5 of your own products or stand-in props
– a digital camera (a smartphone, point-and-shoot, or DSLR camera)
– a notebook

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