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Etsy Craft Entrepreneurship-ABQ

Etsy Craft Entrepreneurship

The next Craft Entrepreneurship Program in Albuquerque will begin on

May 22nd from 12:00pm – 2:00pm at WESST Albuquerque (Broadway and Lomas).

Applications are due by May 3rd.  Application review will be completed May 4th.  Applicants will receive notification of acceptance on May 7th.

There is a $39.00 classroom/materials fee due prior to or on the first day of the workshop series.

Current schedule is as follows:

May 22, 2018 – 12:00 – 2:00pm
May 29, 2018 – 12:00 – 2:00pm
June 5, 2018 – 12:00 – 2:00pm
June 12, 2018 – 12:00 – 4:00pm (this is a hands-on Photography workshop; bring products to photograph & upload to ETSY store)
June 19, 2018 – 12:00 – 2:00pm
June 26, 2018 – 12:00 – 2:00pm

Eligibility requirements:

  • Have at least one handmade craft item ready to sell, and an idea for a related line of products.
  • Commit to attending all classes (about 14 hours total) at WESST
  • Have never made any sales* on Etsy.com
  • Have a credit card and checking account (necessary for sales transactions)
  • Have regular access to a computer with an Internet connection
  • Priority seating is available to low-income participants. Must be willing to supply income verification.
  • Must know basics of operating a computer and navigating a web browser. This includes (but is not limited to) being able to do the following tasks:

    • Start up and shut down a computer

    • Open a web browser window, and then open a tab in a browser

    • Enter text into a web form

    • Navigate to a folder within a computer’s file system

      WESST is not able to provide basic computer-skills training during the Etsy class sessions. Basic computer skills are a MUST for anyone planning to enroll in the Etsy program.

*It is possible to have a store on Etsy.com but have never made sales.