The Official Etsy Thread.

Discussion in 'Buried Bones' started by sparks19, May 31, 2009.

  1. Buddy'sParents

    Buddy'sParents *Finding My Inner Fila*

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    lol, yeah. :D
     
  2. Beanie

    Beanie Clicker Cult Coordinator

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    Argh, and of course the day of my launch my webhost suffers a crash - my companion website is down now. Good thing I didn't list any custom orders, then, since a lot of the extra info on that is on my website!
     
  3. Buddy'sParents

    Buddy'sParents *Finding My Inner Fila*

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    Oh, no, beanie. :( Sorry that happened.
     
  4. MericoX

    MericoX Roos, Poos, & a Wog!

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    Sparks I made some earrings today. >.<
     
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    Looking great beanie! I can't wait til you have more stuff up :)
     
  6. MericoX

    MericoX Roos, Poos, & a Wog!

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    sparks19 I'd rather be at Disney

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    very nice mericox :D
     
  8. Buddy'sParents

    Buddy'sParents *Finding My Inner Fila*

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    I just got my first sale this month and it was a Chazzer! :D

    Whoot! Whoot!
     
  9. MericoX

    MericoX Roos, Poos, & a Wog!

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    Woot! Go Beep!
     
  10. Beanie

    Beanie Clicker Cult Coordinator

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    I had some extra time last night so I drew up a little doxie and listed that this morning! It's freakin' adorable if I do say so myself. Every time I see it I have a little giggle.
     
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    Buddy'sParents *Finding My Inner Fila*

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    MericoX Roos, Poos, & a Wog!

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    Up to two sales now, only 3rd day of new shop. Though waiting for this 2nd buyer to buy so I can get more supplies!!! LOL
     
  13. Buddy'sParents

    Buddy'sParents *Finding My Inner Fila*

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    That's great, Mer!

    I forgot to remind everyone about my June giveaway- place an order this month and your name is put in a box for a drawing to be held on the 30th for a free magnetic wrap. :D Only one sale so far, so the odds are quite good! :p
     
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    Ugh! Thank god summer is coming. I can finally finish the leash holders! Then hopefully will add to my etsy shop.
     
  15. MericoX

    MericoX Roos, Poos, & a Wog!

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    I started a sale today too. Next buyer gets FREE SHIPPING, and everyone else is getting 15% off!
     
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    I'm seriously thinking about getting involved with the etsy world. I was wondering if people make enough money selling their products to actually supplement their income enough to make it worth their time or if it's just more of a hobby. And if you do make enough to make it worth your time, do you have to pay taxes or report the money you make?
     
  17. Renee750il

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    Nancy, you are supposed to report it on your income tax. It usually takes awhile to build a business up to the point that it's a significant supplement to your income, but even when it's still small, it's money and you're getting better and better at what you do as you go. :)
     
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    Legally, yes. Any money you make during the year needs to be reported. Along the same lines though, all your expenses can be deducted. I believe you need to file a schedule C.

    Now, whether anyone actually does it or not is another story.
     
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    I've had a small business tax ID for several years and report my income; of course, right now I am spending WAY more than I'm making, so I have reported a loss for two years. My mom (who had a home business - daycare - for many years) told me this year, I need to report some kind of a gain, even if it means not claiming all my expenses... otherwise your business is not a business, it is considered a hobby.
     
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    sparks19 I'd rather be at Disney

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