Etsy Starts to Roll Out Etsy Plus to Select Sellers

Etsy announced they began rolling out its new Etsy Plus plans to select sellers. As we detailed in a previous story about Etsy fee increases, Etsy Plus appears to look a lot like eBay store subscriptions.

READ MORE: Etsy Raising Transaction Fees from 3.5% to 5% Starting July 16

The company says that all sellers should have access to Etsy Plus by the end of July.

In short, Etsy Plus gives sellers access to advanced features to help you express their unique brand.

They have some similarities to eBay’s store function as Etsy Plus enables sellers to create custom a custom landing page (de facto a shop) that curates all of their listings. It is even possible to assign a domain name to a seller’s Etsy Plus shop.

Etsy says that Etsy Plus will show up in the Shop Manager section where are a new “Your subscription” area under “Settings” will become available when actives on a seller’s account.

Here is a YouTube video the company produced to explain Etsy Plus.

Has Etsy enabled the Etsy Plus function in your account? If so we would love to hear your thoughts on it. Head over to our Facebook Discussion Group or use the comments section below.

Richard has 17 plus years of eBay experience which includes tens-of-thousands of sales to buyers in over 100 countries. He even has experience with eBay's VeRO program enforcing intellectual property rights. And for about two years he sold products on Amazon using Amazon FBA. To "relax" from the business grind, on a few weekends he works for IMSA as a professional sports car race official.


  1. While Etsy’s market share is declining as Amazon Handmade is starting to dominate, I’m still going to sign us up for plus to give Etsy a chance to pull back from its 30% reduction in our sales through their channel while the rest of our business is up over 40%


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