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Etsy Craft Entrepreneurship-ABQ

Etsy Craft Entrepreneurship

The next Craft Entrepreneurship Program in Albuquerque will begin on

August 29th from 5:00pm – 7:00pm at WESST Albuquerque (Broadway and Lomas).

Applications are due by August 19th Applicants will receive notification of acceptance by August 23rd.

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:

August 29, 2019 – 5:00pm – 7:00pm
September 5, 2019 – 5:00pm – 7:00pm
September 12, 2019 – 5:00pm – 7:00pm
September 14, 2019 – 9:00am – 1:00pm (this is a hands-on Photography workshop on Saturday; bring products to photograph & upload to ETSY store)
September 19, 2019 – 5:00pm – 7:00pm
September 26, 2019 – 5:00pm – 7:00pm

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.