Etsy has been around for much longer than people realize. It has just gotten the attention that it deserves in the past few years. You may or may not have run into Etsy in the past and given it a quick look and then moved on. Whether you have been aware of the site or not, it has been there, getting more and more traffic every day.
Some have compared Etsy to Craigslist, saying that Etsy is what Craigslist should have been. The site is much more advanced than Craigslist and has gone far beyond what Craigslist has done. There is no doubt that if you have made a little money on Craigslist that you will go crazy with Etsy. There is the fact that it will take a little effort. But you can do it so let's get started!