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With back to school time just weeks away, teachers are likely well into prepping their classrooms and materials for their new students. If you sell digital goods for Silhouette or Cricut (or other digital goods), consider opening a shop at Teachers Pay Teachers.
What is Teachers Pay Teachers?
As the name suggests, Teachers Pay Teachers is an online marketplace for teachers to sell digital goods to other teachers. But, they also have publisher accounts where non-teachers can sell to teachers and the educational community. Teachers Pay Teachers (known as TpT, for short) boasts a marketplace with over 4 million active members.
What Can You Sell at Teachers Pay Teachers?
The Teachers Pay Teachers marketplace features digital goods for educators. Here’s a sample list of what’s for sale on the site:
Lesson Plans and Units
Common Core Resources
and much more…
How Much Does It Cost to Sell at Teachers Pay Teachers?
There are two different selling arrangements on Teachers Pay Teachers:
- For teacher sellers: Two different plans; Basic is free – Premium is $59.95 a year. Here’s a chart from the Teachers Pay Teachers website outlining the differences:
- For publishers: If you are not a teacher/educator and want to create educational related digital resources, you can join Teachers Pay Teachers as a Publisher. Publisher accounts are free to create and there is a 50/50 split on the sales of your digital goods.
Want More Information?
Teachers Pay Teachers has an awesome help section of their website that will answer all basic questions related to selling (and buying) on the site. Click here, then click the “Help” link located along the top of the page.
Tell me in the comments, will you try selling on Teachers Pay Teachers?
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Since 2015, Christine Schinagl has been helping crafters start and run craft businesses through her blog, Cutting for Business. As a Silhouette and Cricut crafter herself, she has a unique take on what works and what doesn’t work in the craft business world. She also teaches a course on creating digital SVG designs, available at How to Design SVGs.