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« on: April 18, 2008 01:55:02 PM »

Hello I was thinking of listing some items on etsy, but I have no idea what i should be asking for it.  here's an example of one of the things i made:


« Reply #1 on: April 18, 2008 06:42:39 PM »

There's a pretty good post up top about pricing.  I couldn't even guess what you should price it at.  What I've been doing lately is seeing what other crafters are selling similar items for.  That helps.  I also consider what I want to get for the item to make it worth my while to make a bunch more of the item.  The best price gauge I found so far is craft shows.  At a show, when I tell someone the price and they yank out their wallet, then I know it's priced too low.  If they go, "oh" and put it back on the table, then it's priced too high. 

Okay, This post doesn't help much.  Good Luck. 

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« Reply #2 on: April 20, 2008 01:27:55 PM »

Yes, how much do you want per item in order for it not to be a dreaded chore to make them over and over? That's what you need to charge. If you can't see paying yourself $15-20 per hour, perhaps a less labor intensive product is in order. I imagine it's quite tedious to get all those beads on there.

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