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Best 13 Marketplaces for Handmade Products

Written by Mohammad Khaled

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Merchants who sell handmade goods can list their products on specialized marketplaces. There, merchants can find potential customers, along with a community of like-minded creators and sellers.

Here is a list of marketplaces for handmade goods. Some of the marketplaces focus on handcrafted objects. Others focus on items with a unique, high-quality design.

Etsy

Etsy

Etsy

Etsy is the go-to marketplace for hundreds of thousands of makers of handmade goods, vintage items, and craft supplies. Etsy offers merchants an assortment of tools to grow a following, increase visibility, attract new customers, manage inventory, and talk with buyers. In 2018, Etsy’s total merchandise sales were roughly $4 billion. Price: $0.20 listing price and 5 percent transaction price.

Handmade at Amazon

Handmade at Amazon

The Handmade store at Amazon is available solely for handcrafted merchandise. If you already sell there, Amazon will provide instructions to add Handmade to your account once you’re approved. Your Artisan profile has a custom URL to make it easy for customers to find your store. Ship your orders with Fulfillment by Amazon, for convenience. Creating your store and listing products is free. Price: 15 percent per transaction.

Aftcra

Aftcra

Aftcra is a community-oriented marketplace to purchase and sell distinctive, American-handmade, artisanal merchandise. Its mission is to support local artists and artisans living in America by connecting them with handmade admirers worldwide. Aftcra was founded in Milwaukee and launched in 2013. Price: 7 percent per transaction.

ArtFire

ArtFire

ArtFire is an online marketplace and community for sellers of handmade goods, fine artwork, vintage design items, craft supplies, and maker-made media. Plans include access to the ArtFire marketplace, a customizable store, live customer-service chat, and marketing tools. ArtFire was founded in 2008 by John Jacobs, who had a large jewelry supply company on eBay (greater than 65,000 auctions per week). Price: Plans start at $4.95 plus $0.23 per item listing.

IndieCart

IndieCart

IndieCart

IndieCart is a community of independent shops with handcrafted objects for family and home. IndieCart doesn’t accept sellers of classic objects or supplies. Sell products by public sale, customized sale secured with a deposit, or first-come-first-served. Price: $7.50 per month.

Storenvy

Storenvy

Storenvy

Storenvy is a platform for unique products from indie manufacturers and small businesses. Merchants sell by way of a customized store and the Storenvy marketplace. The market is similar to a social network for shopping. Community members vote on their favorite merchandise by “envying.” The more envies your merchandise gets the extra publicity your business will receive on the trending feed, class pages, and search results. Price: Free market listing up to 1,000 merchandise. Premium plans start at $14.99 per month.

Zibbet

Zibbet

Zibbet

Zibbet is a platform for artists, makers, and creative entrepreneurs to sell merchandise on the Zibbet marketplace and other gross sales channels — managing all of it on the Zibbet platform. When you make a sale on the Zibbet marketplace, inventory numbers automatically replace in real-time across all your related sales channels. Price: $5 per 30 days, per sales channel.

Society6

Society6

Society6

Society6 is a marketplace for original works from independent artists. It offers roughly 30 categories of premium artist-designed merchandise, from wall artwork and attire to tech accessories and home decor. Artists can also be a part of the affiliate program to earn an additional 10 percent on gross sales. Price: 10 percent per transaction.

Cargoh

Cargoh

Cargoh

Cargoh is a curated social marketplace for independent creatives, connecting buyers and sellers of indie merchandise from around the world. Although it favors handmade merchandise, Cargo is mainly looking to present buyers with an eclectic mix of things. It’s free to set up a store. No listing charges, no setup charges, no month-to-month charges. Price: 10 percent per transaction.

World Wide Arts Resources

Absolutearts.com

Absolutearts.com

World Wide Arts Resources, by Wwar.com and Absolutearts.com, supplies a marketplace for rising and established artists to advertise and sell artwork. Start your own free or premium website at Absolutearts.com, which incorporates instruments to advertise your portfolio website. In addition to its search engine, World Wide Arts Resources and Absolutearts.com distribute weekly worldwide arts info to its subscriber base. Price: Free account for up to 20 items. Premium accounts begin at $55 per year. Sales commissions are tiered.

Cratejoy

Cratejoy

Cratejoy

Cratejoy is a platform for subscription merchandise. If your handmade product is conducive to recurring-purchases, Cratejoy may be for you. Cratejoy presents a marketplace and customized stores. Customize your subscriber expertise and entry superior renewal, delivery, and buyer management tools. Build a customized web site with responsive web templates and multiple app integrations. Price: Marketplace is 11.25 percent per transaction.

iCraft

iCraft

iCraft

iCraft is a marketplace completely for handmade merchandise. Create coupons, discounts, gross sales, units, and collections to attract buyers. Connect social feeds to your store, and add a promo widget to your weblog or web site. There aren’t any commissions on gross sales. Price: Plans begin at $10 per 30 days.

Spoonflower

Spoonflower

Spoonflower

Spoonflower is a marketplace connecting makers and customers with design artists. It’s supported by Spoonflower’s on-demand digital printing technology and eco-friendly, sustainable, and scalable manufacturing processes. Designers’ work includes fabric, wallpaper, home goods, or different merchandise — all obtainable via {the marketplace}. Designers agree to let Spoonflower set the retail worth of merchandise. Designers then earn from 10 to 15 percent of the sale.

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Mohammad Khaled

I am Mohammed Khaled, I studied law, and I have been working as a lawyer since 2002.
My passion for eCommerce never stopped, so I read a lot of books and studied some courses about e-commerce and from here I started my journey as an eBay seller since 2016, and during that trip, I did not stop learning, hence I decided to create this blog to share my knowledge with beginners and professionals entrepreneurs.

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