Wow, fantastic article by Danielle @ Etsy:
Sometimes our buyers need a little push. I’ve experienced this firsthand, so I wanted to put together a guide to selling custom work. I put a call out in the Etsy Forums to gain wisdom from those who have experience selling custom work and the response was fabulous! Read on for some tips from the best in the biz.
She covers payment, communication, and photography and listing tips with plenty of examples to illustrate her helpful advice for making and selling your custom creations online.