So, I wrote this about Handmade at Amazon and I’ll be honest I’ve seen a few candle companies that we follow advertise that they had signed up but it’s nothing compared to the numbers of those who are on Etsy. I totally understand the loyalty of staying with Etsy and I do also get that moving to Amazon also brings in new opportunities for your business too… or does it really?
There has been so much speculation surrounding Handmade at Amazon. Etsy has always been the main one for getting handmade products and both of us have been long time fans of the site. I’ll admit that I wasn’t exactly surprised that Amazon wanted to get in on this market.
We’ve spotted on our Instagram account that a few sellers have been accepted to Handmade at Amazon, so it will be intriguing to see their feedback on it in the next few months.
All the speculation intensified recently with the news that Etsy’s shares had dropped suddenly when Handmade at Amazon officially launched*. This probably caused some Etsy sellers to be concerned but the price seems to have stabled itself. Read More