Southwestern Community College’s Small Business Center is offering a free seminar to assist existing and aspiring small craft business owners entitled “How to Sell on Etsy: Turn Your Passion Into A Business on Etsy!!” by Nick Hawks from 2-5 p.m. on June 23 in the Burrell Building on SCC’s Jackson campus.
Etsy is a growing online marketplace for buying and selling craft goods; it has more than 30 million members. Hawks will guide attendees through the process of launching a small business on Etsy and developing a business strategy around selling homemade craft goods.
A resident of Mount Airy, Hawks is a top-rated eBay Power Seller with 16 years of experience selling on eBay and a background in business administration. His classes on eBay are some of the highest- attended in the North Carolina Commuinty College System and have been featured in newspapers and television throughout the state, earning him the moniker “The eBay Guy.”