9 Motivational Quotes For Etsy Shop Owners (aka YOU!)

We hear your: being a small business owner is hard and, oftentimes, it’s a guessing game.

And not just at the beginning.

Every step of the way is tricky and there are no shortcuts. Whether you’ve been on Etsy for 1 day or for 1 year, you’ve surely had your fair share of struggle.


So here’s what you should keep in mind: 3 sets of quotes that fit every major stage of your Etsy business…

Entrepreneur Motivational Quotes For When You’re Just Starting On Your Etsy Journey:

Dreaming of starting an Etsy shop but keep putting it off? Listen to this:

The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” (Walt Disney)


Don’t be discouraged if it’s not as easy as it seems to get things off the ground:

It is always the start that requires the greatest effort.” (James Cash Penney, J.C. Penny)


And here are the 3 essentials you need to master in order to get going:

What do you need to start a business? Three simple things: know your product better than anyone, know your customer, and have a burning desire to succeed.” (Dave Thomas, Wendy’s)


Psst: Here’s a FULL article on how to identify your target customer.

Entrepreneur Motivational Quotes To Keep You Going:

Not a beginner, but not yet a pro? Here’s an insider tip:

Chase the vision, not the money. The money will end up following you.” (Tony Hsieh, Zappos)


Trust yourself even in the lowest of times:

Whether you think you can, or think you can’t – you’re right.” (Henry Ford, Ford Motor Company)


Keep refining your products and processes as you go… and don’t be afraid to be wrong every once in a while:

Don’t worry about failure; you only have to be right once.” (Drew Houston, Dropbox)



Entrepreneur Motivational Quotes To Make Your Etsy Store PERFECT:

Sure, perfection is almost unattainable – but you can get *THIS* close to it:

Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.” (Bill Gates, Microsoft)


Always go above and beyond to make your customers happy:

Always deliver more than expected.” (Larry Page, Google)


Here’s EXACTLY what you need to do to sway your clients over and over again.

And here’s how to deal with negative feedback on Etsy. Hey, better knowledgeable than clueless! ;)

Need extra motivation on your path to success? Here you go:

Waiting for perfect is never as smart as making progress.” (Seth Godin)


Now go out there and create a rockin’ Etsy shop. Good luck!