Etsy: How to get an Etsy Referral Link?

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Etsy: How to get an Etsy Referral Link?

Are you looking for an Etsy referral link? If you are, then you’re at the right place. There are in fact two types of referral links offered by Etsy. This article show you how to get started with both.

What is Etsy?

Etsy is a global marketplace where people can buy and sell handmade or vintage items, art, and supplies. Etsy has over 1.5 million active sellers from across 150 countries. You can either visit the marketplace as a buyer, or you can open your own shop and sell your own customized items.

There are two ways save or earn money on Etsy using referral links:

  1. Get 40 free listings when you open your own Etsy shop, or
  2. Earn commission when you promote other seller’s products on Etsy

1. Get 40 free listings

Etsy offers a referral program that allows you to get 40 free listings when someone signs up for a new Etsy shop. You can refer friends to Etsy, and in exchange, they can get 40 free listings too.

Open your Etsy shop Today

Get 40 free listings now

To refer someone, the person you’re referring must sign up for Etsy using your invitation link. You can find your own personal link by visiting the following site while logged in:

Once they’ve signed up, they will automatically be added to your account as a “Referred Member”. You’ll then earn 40 listing credits for each person who signs up through your referral link during the time you have an active account.

Etsy referral links are unique URLs that you can share with friends and family to let them create their own store. When they click on it, they’ll be invited to open a shop, and they are given 40 listing as soon the new account is verified.

2. Earn commission on affiliate sales

Affiliates on Etsy can earn commissions (a percentage of revenue) on qualifying purchases generated by including links to Etsy items and other Etsy content on their website. You can post links to your best findings on your website or blog, and every authorized transaction earns you money. On each eligible sale, a commission is received (excluding tax, shipping, returns, and cancellations). The cookie duration is 30 days, and affiliates will be paid a commission on purchases linked to their account during that time.

To sign up for the Etsy affiliate program please visit the following website:

All affiliates are encouraged to apply; however, some profiles, such as cashback and coupon sites, are not currently eligible for the program. Standard commission rate for each sale is currently at 4 %.

Please notice that you may only publish affiliate links on your own website, and social media feeds such as Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter. Some social sharing platforms, such as Pinterest and Tumblr, prohibits affiliate postings. It is your duty to respect each site’s affiliate link regulations when posting material outside of Etsy.

Ulf Emsoy has long working experience in project management, software development and supply chain management.

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