Why Use Etsy with Despatch Cloud?

Who is Etsy?

Based in New York America, Etsy is a global marketplace for the rare, the vintage, the quirky and the cute. The eCommerce version of the craft market, Etsy is a marketplace for art, craft items, homemade and vintage.

The stated aim of Etsy is to increase the interaction between people. Etsy CEO Chad Dickerson stated that Etsy is "a platform that provides meaning to people, and an opportunity to validate their art, their craft". And it is big, with a turnover of $3.93 billion in 2018.

Should I sell on Etsy?

Etsy is an ideal place to find unique gifts, unusually for an eCommerce company. Etsy has a great reputation of a place to find ethically sourced items including recycled and upcycled items for sale. And again, unusually in eCommerce, the majority of business owners are women, meaning that Etsy has been a boost to female entrepreneurship. If you want to sell into the gift market, then you should seriously consider Etsy.

Despatch Cloud integration with Etsy:

Despatch Cloud integrates with Etsy to bring your items to a wider audience. We can help your process orders, synchronise stock and manage your shipping. With the Despatch Cloud Etsy integration, we can help you get your items on both your website based on a shopping cart such as Shopify, EKM, Bluepark, Magento, Woocommerce, Volusion, Channel Grabber, Big Commerce, or one of our other supported Shopping carts and other market places such as Fruugo, Amazon or eBay.
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How can I automate shipping on Etsy?

Despatch Cloud’s integration with Etsy gets your orders in a single place and then connects them with a huge range of couriers including DPD, DHL, Fedex, MyHermes, UPS, Yodel, Royal Mail, Parcel Force, Hub Europe, Spring Global, Amazon Shipping and dozens of other postal services and couriers. Use our rule engine to direct to the correct shipping service you want to use.

How can I get tracking numbers onto Etsy?

Despatch Cloud connects to Etsy not just to manage your Etsy orders, but is a complete shipping management system so it also pushes back tracking data to Etsy which will then update your customers with the tracking data. Keeping your customers informed of their order progress is important for a good customer experience.

How can I sell on Etsy and on my website?

Leveraging Despatch Cloud, you can get your Etsy stock synchronised with your website and any other marketplace you want to sell one. Process all your orders through a single portal for maximum efficiency.

Can I sell overseas on Etsy?

Yes, you can push your listings across multiple countries on Etsy. If you integrate Etsy with Despatch Cloud we can help you generate the customs forms including CN22, CN23 or Commercial invoices that your order will require to be sent for export.

How can Despatch Cloud prevent overselling on Etsy?

Overselling is when you sell items you don’t have in stock, either through a data entry error (keying in 11 items when you gave 1 for example), or if you sell multichannel selling the same items on multiple channels before you get the chance to update.

Despatch Cloud synchronises your stock across platforms. When an item on Etsy sells, we update across all your channels including your website and other marketplaces.

How can I make my Etsy Shop more efficient?

Using the Despatch Cloud Integration with Etsy, we can streamline your order processing and automate the process of connecting to your couriers to print out courier labels and book pickups. We can make picking and fulfilment quick and efficient and keep your stock in sync saving you time in uploading and downloading spreadsheets.

Talk to us today on how we can boost your selling of Etsy.