The Shapeways X Etsy E-Commerce Integration is a seamless approach for Etsy store homeowners to handle their orders and achievement straight on Shapeways. This thrilling e-commerce integration additionally offers members of our neighborhood who might not be present Etsy customers a chance to arrange their very own store and develop their buyer base.
We spoke with one among our creators who’s utilizing the Etsy E-commerce Integration to develop her enterprise. Ola Shekhtman is the designer behind Cityscape Rings, a nice jewellery firm that turns iconic metropolis skylines into distinctive assertion items. Under is her Shapeways story.
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The Freedom of 3D Printing
IT WOULD PROBABLY TAKE ME ABOUT 100 YEARS TO PRODUCE 1,000 OF MY RINGS BY HAND. IT ONLY TAKES SHAPEWAYS 2 TO 3 WEEKS TO CREATE AND SHIP THE SAME AMOUNT.
Cityscape Rings: 3D designing offers me three totally different sorts of freedom. The primary: geographic freedom. I can stay the place I need, I can journey all yr lengthy – the one device I must have for my enterprise is my laptop computer.
Then there’s the inventive freedom. As a result of Shapeways’ 3D expertise is ready to seize and render extremely nice particulars, I by no means have to carry again in what I design. So many jewelers are amazed by the main points of my Cityscape rings. Clients adore the miniature columns and statues that I’m capable of construct into each bit. It’s tough to carve out home windows and but 3D printing makes it simple.
Lastly there’s the liberty of time – it will in all probability take me about 100 years to supply 1,000 of my rings by hand. It solely takes Shapeways 2 to three weeks to create and ship the identical quantity. With 3D modeling, I can design one metropolis’s skyline as soon as after which it’s out there to order in any amount, eternally. That permits me to pursue limitless quantities of latest designs.
Beginning A Enterprise With Shapeways
Once I completed my first 3D mannequin, I did some analysis to see the place I might produce it. Shapeways was all the time the primary title that popped up. I signed up simply, uploaded my mannequin, checked the value, selected a cloth, made a easy fee and obtained an ideal high quality product within the specified time.
In the future I purchased a big 3D printer with the intention of fulfilling my order on my own. I offered that printer 3 months later. Since I’m the proprietor of my enterprise and its solely worker, I play a whole lot of roles. I’m the designer, I’m the 24/7 customer support, I’m the advertising and PR specialist, in addition to the accountant, analyst, and planner. I’m comfortable to have Shapeways deal with the manufacturing, that approach I can a minimum of get some sleep.
Shapeways was my first expertise and I nonetheless belong to Shapeways. I keep due to the continued high quality of the product and the customer support – the shopper assist is good!
“The Etsy E-Commerce Integration is Magic!”
The Etsy market is large. It’s the tenth largest on-line market. Etsy guests are prepared to purchase – they’re looking with the intent to buy. All you want are some high-quality photographs, a charming description, the fitting title and tags, and your buyer will discover you.
Earlier than the Etsy integration, it took some time to position orders on Shapeways for my clients. The Etsy E-commerce integration is magic! Now I’m capable of place an order with no single click on. I’ve extra free time to work on new concepts.
I even have a store on the Shapeways Market, which is basically a stream of passive earnings. All I do is add fashions on the web site, add some photographs and descriptions, after which as soon as a month cash instantly seems in my PayPal account. What may very well be simpler?
This yr, Cityscape Rings began to seem in some bodily reward retailers. My subsequent plan is to beat wholesale.
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