Move over Etsy… Make room for Handmade at Amazon

Posted On June 26, 2015

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Kennedy Robinson, Public Relations

etsyamazon2If you are a fellow Etsian (Etsy seller), you’ve probably heard through the grapevine or better yet, received an email from Amazon directly about their new venture “Handmade at Amazon”.

The email states “We’re offering artisans like you a first peek at Handmade, a new marketplace for handcrafted goods.”

“Handmade at Amazon” is still in the very early stages, and I couldn’t find much about it besides the information in the actual email and a few other blog posts. The email didn’t provide many details about the launch date, selling guidelines or fees. The invite did include a link to a form on Amazon’s website that asks what you sell, with a bigger focus being put on Jewelry and Home and Kitchen, which are both huge Etsy selling categories.

Amazon is much bigger than Etsy as a marketplace. Amazon gets more traffic and is a household brand name. Etsy…

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