5 Tips to Stand Out When Selling on an Online Marketplace

Entrepreneur

All Etsy Sellers fight the same battle – we all try to stand out and find our niche.  David Kalt, a contributor for Entrepreneur.com offers 5 Tips To Stand Out on an Online Marketplace.  We’ve shared some of the same tips here on EcoEtsy, but sometimes you just need to hear it from the real pros. […]

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Skin Deep® Cosmetics Database Mobile App | Environmental Working Group

EWG Skin Deep

Here at EcoEtsy we have shared how important it is to avoid using products with unhealthy ingredients.  This task is a lot easier said than done, because it’s hard to really know which products are harmful and which are ok to use.  However, did you know that there’s an app for that?  Yup, EWG Skin […]

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The Kurtz Corner: 40 Fabulous Valentine’s Day Ideas

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  I’m a huge Pinterest gawker and with Valentine’s Day right around the corner, my Pinterest searches have become very Valentine’s Day-centric.  As I searched for some fun Valentine’s Day card ideas for my two young nieces, I came across a post by Audra of KurtzCorner.com. It’s a compilation of Valentine’s Day Ideas – a […]

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25 Posts to Kick Your Social Media Up a Notch – Hello Nature

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  Raise your hand if you struggle with social media for your business…. Social media is one of those things that I’ve developed a love/hate relationship with.  Yeah, I have a Facebook Fan Page, a Twitter and an Instagram [a neglected Instagram that is..] and I tend to be very inconsistent in my posts. This […]

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Etsy’s own sellers unsure if they’d invest — in Etsy – MarketWatch

Etsy Headquarters

      Yesterday I shared news from the rumor mill that Etsy will be going public looking to raise $300 million in an IPO. In fact, they are working on an IPO for as soon as 1st quarter [meaning NOW].  I posed the question, “How will this affect Etsy Sellers?”.  Today Market Watch shared […]

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Online Marketplace Etsy Is Going Public | TIME

Today Time magazine posted some not so surprising news about Etsy potentially going public. In 2012, Etsy became a B-Corp.  B Corps {Benefit Corporation) is a type of for-profit [yes, Etsy is a for-profit corporation] that seeks to have a positive impact on society and the Environment – in addition to making money.  I wonder […]

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10 Common Toxic Chemicals

  Our very own Dr. Karen Lee {yes, I said Doctor, as in someone who is licensed to practice some form of medical services } wrote this awesome three part series [Part 1, Part 2, Part 3] about the Top 10 Common Toxic Chemical in Products to Avoid. She writes: In an attempt to ‘clean […]

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