Running into a local artist at a farmer’s market, you’ll typically see them promote their Etsy or eBay store. These two avenues are overcrowded and filled with competitors.
Apps Similar to Etsy
While Etsy still has a better outlet for accessories and jewelry, other alternative marketplaces deal with clothing, home decor, art, and more.
- Amazon Crafts
Redbubble supplies some fantastic Star Wars t-shirts or Zelda Stickers, along with other geeky artwork. Other marketplaces like Zazzle and Cafepress deal more with Mugs and TV Shirt printing. eBay seems to be neglected in this space but still hosts several large eCommerce businesses dealing with crafts!
Most people tend to forget that Amazon, the kind of all eCommerce has their Craft and Artwork marketplace.
Their prices are entirely fair, and the fact they often offer a coupon or promo code helps bring in more customers. For us, the one we can recommend isRedbubblesince the competition is small so this would enable the artist more significant control over a traditional item’s pricing.
Artist? Enter All Marketplaces!
Though we can show recommendations here and there, the best way is to test each marketplace and see which one fits your business model. Entering all of the marketplaces and alternatives could help you differentiate your income stream and grow as a business overall!