There is more and more turmoil brewing with eBay everyday. eCommercebytes blog has weekly headlines with nothing positive to say about what eBay has done to their marketplace.
Let's face it eBay doesn't really care about vintage like they once did, they want to compete with Amazon selling high volume low-cost items from China. A lot of the current Vintage sellers sell products with huge shipping charges attached. And in certain genres don't actually know what they are selling i.e. Bakelite jewelry.
Moving Your Etsy Shop to Shopify
So if you are wondering how hard is it to spread your wings and move from an ecosystem like ETSY to having your very own shop out on the world wide web I will try to share what I did on a cold winter's weekend in February. Yes, I had my shop running in a weekend.