Ep 114 | Sewing Hobby Turned College Etsy Side Hustle

Miss Maddy learned how to sew as a child and fell in love with the hobby. As a teenager she turned her hobby into an Etsy side-hustle that helped her pay the bills all through college. Today her Cat Costume Shop has charmed almost 6,000 customers and continued to bring her joy, smiles, and a wonderful supplemental income. You’re going to absolutely adore Maddy and her story! **“How to Sell Your Stuff on Etsy” is not affiliated with or endorsed by Etsy.com   STUFF I MENTIONED: Where to find Maddy: Etsy: https://www.etsy.com/shop/MissMaddyMakes Instagram: @miss.maddy.makes   WHAT’S HAPPENING NOW: ⭐The A.I. Print on Demand LIVE Workshop just happened on 1/17/24! Get a copy of the recording, prompts for your own mockups + POD designs, tutorials for Midjourney, Ideogram, and Dalle-3 and MORE (Use code POD50 to save $50): https://www.howtosellyourstuff.com/ai-POD-workshop-enrollment ⭐ Get my free list of 100 in Demand Micro-Niche Keywords: https://www.howtosellyourstuff.com/Micro-Niche-Demand  ⭐ Join the $4.99 monthly subscription to the In Demand Micro-Niche Keywords List: https://www.howtosellyourstuff.com/micro-niche-member  (You'll get ongoing access to the ever growing of list of hundreds--soon to be thousands-- of micro-niche opportunities on Etsy!)  ---------------------------------------------   ⭐Book a one-on-one Etsy coaching session with Lizzie: https://www.howtosellyourstuff.com/coaching ⭐Apply to be a Podcast Guest: https://bit.ly/48hFD8X Find me on Instagram and TikTok @HowtoSellYourStuff   FREE ETSY MASTERCLASS: https://www.howtosellyourstuff.com/masterclass FREE PDF DOWNLOAD: “4 Strategies I Used to Grow My Etsy Shop from $25 to $6000k/month”: https://www.howtosellyourstuff.com/site/4-strategies-opt-in   Grab my UPDATED Etsy Course for physical product sellers: “Listings that Sell 2.0” and learn how to skyrocket your Etsy business: https://www.howtosellyourstuff.com/etsy-listings-that-sell    ----- HOW TO SELL YOUR STUFF WEBSITE: https://www.howtosellyourstuff.com/ HOW TO SELL YOUR STUFF INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/howtosellyourstuff/ HOW TO SELL YOUR STUFF SHOWNOTES: https://www.howtosellyourstuff.com/blog/114 ------- THIS EPISODE IS SPONSORED BY: My business and Etsy coaching services:  Sometimes we just need a pair of expert eyes to help us see our path forward more clearly! Whether you need help troubleshooting in your Etsy shop, pivoting to a new product, expanding your business to sell courses, and so much more-- you can hire me by the hour to provide a recorded zoom coaching session. We will work together to figure out your next steps so you can work smarter, not harder!  Book your session today: https://www.howtosellyourstuff.com/coaching AND My Customer Service Templates & Mini-Course: Learn my exact customer service strategy AND get access to over 20 templates of my word-for-word responses to customers in everyday and difficult situations:  https://www.howtosellyourstuff.com/offers/wUXKPzRG/checkout

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If you want to launch, grow, pivot, or scale your Etsy shop--- or you’ve always wanted to develop the mindset and skills to run your own business--- then this podcast is for you. I’ve had that entrepreneurial spirit going strong since my very first lemonade stand, and now I’m a work-at-home Mama with multiple online companies and a full time Etsy shop--- all while being present with my kids for the everyday chaos and most important milestones. On this podcast—we’ll talk about all things business, mindset, Etsy, creativity, dazzling our customers—and so much more. There’s plenty of room at this table for you—so skootch on in and let’s go! I’m holding nothing back.