If you want to make money selling digital printable products on online marketplaces, you should consider selling printables on Etsy. Etsy is an online marketplace that is built for creators and makers.
It was designed to encourage creators to make money from their products.
Printable products are digital files that are designed to help people solve their problems, they are usually sold in digital formats that the buyer can print out and use at home.
If you have been online for a while you may have heard more about printables products, however, if you have never heard of what printable products are, then you should read my post on the ultimate guide to a printables business to get more insight.
I have been making and selling printable for some years now and I can tell you it is one of the most profitable online businesses to do.
This is because it is a simple digital product yet it is in demand and commands a fair share of its market online.
I have written a lot of blog posts on how to start a printables business but today, I am focusing on how to identify the best-selling printables on Etsy.
When I started making printables for my personal use, there was a lot of curiosity as to how these products were made, and a lot of people who wanted to learn more about how to make these products kept flocking to my website to learn about it.
This was because I had created a post on how to start this business that began to rank on the first page of google, see picture below.
Because people desired to know more about this product, I created a course on how to make and sell Printables products which I named the Newbie printables business course
The course is specifically designed to teach you how to create a Printables product from scratch, even if you have never made one before.
My course is quite wholesome because I teach you the different places where you can sell your products after you have made them.
Yes, I love to give options, that is why my course module is quite full and packs a punch, more than you can find outside there.
One of those places that you can sell your products is Etsy.
In my course, I teach you how to create your new Etsy store, upload your products and optimize your store to make sure your products are coming on in Etsy search.
Take a listen to this video which is part of my course.
So now that you know you can sell on Etsy, you may be wondering what are the best selling products on Etsy?
This is a very important question because if you want to sell on Etsy, you must be sure you sell what people are buying right?
Let’s get below and I will list them and explain to you why.
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10 Bestselling Printables Products on Etsy 2021
1. Party Printables
Party printables are considered one of the best-selling printables on Etsy because of the ease it affords party planners that want to use their products.
It is also a place where people can easily customize the digital products they need for their parties.
For example, if you are planning a party for your toddler and you want cone caps that have the names of all the kids that are attending the party.
Etsy is the one place you can get a printable product that allows you to customize such items.
Examples of party printables include printable game sets, printable party invitations, stickers, labels, place cards, party decorations, cone caps, cake toppers, party confetti.
Planners are among the top-selling products on Etsy because of their versatility and simplicity, in fact, once you want to get a Printable planner for use, you often think of going to Etsy to get them. On Etsy, you will get planners that are suited for a lot of purposes.
Planners help a lot of people especially moms to get organized, it is also used for business purposes. Most of the planners that I sell help moms stay organized and start a specific type of business.
If you want to see my planners, you can check them out below.
What are the popular type of planners on Etsy? They are productivity planners, business planners, marketing planners, Life planners, weekly planner bundles and Teachers planners, planner templates, etc. Search volume on Etsy: 9,900 monthly searches.
3. Stickers& Labels.
A lot of people use stickers and labels for a variety of purposes. For example, if you are a teacher in kindergarten you may find stickers useful for rewarding kids.
They are a fun way to differentiate things, labels are also used at home for labeling food, places, or things, they are also used in organizers and files.
When you create printable labels, you have a market for people that love fun designs and are willing to pay for them. Stickers and labels are another best-selling Printables on Etsy. Search volume: 5,400 searches per month
Journals are another Etsy favorite, printable journals are used by a lot of people for tracking, creating goals, and accomplishing goals. Selfhelp journals help you to track and monitor goals that you have set for yourself.
Examples of printable journals that are sold on Etsy are Selfhelp journal, bullet journal, wellness journal, gratitude journal. Search volume for Printable journals on Etsy amounts to 1,400 searches per month.
5. Kids Printables
Kids’ printables involve any type of Printables products that are used by kids. A lot of parents buy Printable sets from Etsy to help keep their kids busy and also for teaching their kids.
They include coloring sheets, wall decor art, printables play sets, puzzles, activity packs, chore charts, etc. Kids’ printables do very well on Etsy because of demand.
A search on Google for Kids printables brings up an SEO search amount of about 4,200 monthly searches, see picture below.
Search volumes on Etsy and Google SEO are the number of times that people searched for a particular product using the keyword.
So for example, if I want to purchase kids’ printables on Etsy, I will type in the word Kids printables.
Kids printables is the keyword that will bring up the whole bunch of options for me to purchase what I like, the same way you type in a word when searching for information on Google
Even though Kid’s printables are popular, the completion for that product is just about 0.3 which is low, this means there s room for you to sell and introduce your own brand of kids printables, you will also be able to rank on Etsy and Google if you use this keyword.
6. Greeting cards
Greeting cards are very popular on Etsy and are considered one of the best-selling printables on Etsy because they are the niche that replaced generic greeting cards that you could get from the store.
With Etsy greeting cards you can personalize your greeting cards to suit whoever you are sending them to. Whether it be birthday, wedding anniversary, recovery whatsoever you want you can get it on Etsy.
7. Wall Art Decor
Printable wall art decor has taken a huge chunk out of the market of the then wall frames that you bought in stores.
On the Etsy marketplace, you can get customized wall art for your living room decors or for your entire home. Being able to choose your type of Printables wall art on the internet is one good advantage of shopping on Etsy.
You can choose your size according to the wall space that you have and you can resize it to fit what you need.
Wall arts are quite popular on Etsy and command a search volume of about 6,600 searches per month.
They are also quite competitive on Etsy because of the large variety of creators you can find on Etsy. If you chose to sell Wall arts on Etsy be ready to advertise because of the competition.
Still want to know more about the best selling printables on Etsy, follow me as I introduce the next printables product type
8. Seasonal Printables
These are printables that are sold during specific seasons, they represent a season for a group of people. Such printables of course sell maximally during those seasons.
Examples of such seasonal printables are Christmas printables products which may include greeting cards, place cards, invitations, gift tags, other seasonal printables products are St Patric’s day, printables, Thanksgiving printables, Labor day printables, 4th of July printables Newyears printables and the list goes on.
If you choose to sell seasonal printables products, ensure that you plan your product listing ahead of the seasonal period and get them all set in Etsy so they can show up when it is needed. You will learn more about how to optimize your products on Etsy in my course.
9. Wedding Printables products
Wedding planners use Wedding printables products to create a cohesive look for their wedding. Some people plan their weddings by choosing a particular product seller on Etsy to create all the printable products they will use for their wedding.
This includes wedding planners, gift tags, placemats, invitation cards, bridal shower game sets, wedding checklists, etc. This idea actually makes wedding planning cheaper as the owner only prints what is to be used and waste is avoided.
10 Teachers Printables
A lot of teachers turn to Etsy to get some of their teaching aids and materials, because of the vast amount of creative products on Etsy. Teachers use Etsy as a resource place to get their teaching aids.
Some of the Teachers’ Printables you will find on Etsy are kids’ printables, crafts, lesson planners, teachers’ logbooks, teaching aids, customized stickers for students, etc.
Teachers’ printables command a search volume of about 590 searches per month.
So you have seen the best selling printables on Etsy and you are wondering how to start making and selling Printables on Etsy, I have got you
How to Make and Sell Printables on Etsy
Buy the Newbie Printables Bundle Course
I created the Newbie printables bundle course because I wanted to help people like you who desire to make a passive income online to sell products that are created by you.
The Newbie printables course teaches you all you need to do in order to set up your printables business, from product research to creation, to set up to marketing. Every aspect of your business is covered.
When I launched the Newbie Printables course in 2020, a lot of people were so excited about being taught how to create printables products Some did not even know that they could make money from selling printables products online.
Here are some of the things that my course takers said
I really enjoyed this course, I love the fact that there are materials that support the course and enable one to further understand how to implement the course more.
I really enjoyed the section on finding your niche. I’ve been struggling to decide which type of printables I’d like to sell and this information helped to give me clarity.
My course was one of the first courses online to teach you how you could take your skillset and convert it into a product that you can sell online.
The best part of selling printables is that you make it once and for all and you start selling and selling, and selling……… till you are tired.
My course teaches you how to make different types of printables that you can sell on Etsy and, make money. The best part is that you don’t have to use or learn any expensive software. You can use simple software that you already have to make and sell your products.
Advantages of selling Printable products on Etsy
- Create your product once and keep selling it for as long as there is a demand for it. For example, I created a planner in 2019, that planner still sells till today.
- An already available marketplace that attracts active buyers of about 81.9 million
- Costs just about 0.02 dollars to list a product and also offers opportunity for advertising your products
- Makes a good passive income even when you are not actively promoting your products. A good SEO optimization on your Etsy shop keeps your products selling
- Easy to set up, can be completed in a day.
- You do not need to ship anything, once you sell your customer receives their files and you received your money.
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