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

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      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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Team EcoEtsy’s 2014 Green Holiday Gift Guide

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  It’s that time of year again!!!!!   This year our Team has published two awesomely wonderful Green Holiday Gift Guides.  Click the image above to view our Flipboard Catalog that is filled with beautiful items from several of our team mates.  You can shop right from our catalog, just click on an image within the […]

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Member Spotlight – Martina Oelinger of NaturesArtMelbourne

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Today I would like to introduce you all to EcoEtsy Team member, Martina Oelinger who hails all the way from Australia.  I love featuring our International team members because they all have interesting wares and unique items that we may not be able to find so easily here in the USA. Martina is owner of […]

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Taking Your Etsy Shop to the Next Level – Part 2: Marketing & Advertising

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In Taking Your Etsy Shop to the Next Level – Part 1: , I discussed the importance of actually making sure you prepare before taking action on growing your Etsy Shop.  Today, let’s talk  Marketing and Advertising.  I know that for many this can be a daunting task, because honestly sometimes it feels like most of the […]

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Taking Your Etsy Shop to the Next Level – Part 1: Preparing for Growth

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With the start of new year, most Etsy shop owners begin taking action on their BHAGs (Big, Hairy, Audacious, Goals).  I’m definitely not the exception.  Over the past year, I decided that I wanted to slowly grow my Etsy business and move it out obscurity and into the light.  I’ve done this other businesses I […]

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Member Spotlight – Mary Kearns of Herban Lifestyle

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We have a lot of movers and shakers in our team.  Team members who have worked hard to grow their shops and expand their reach.  Today, I’d like to introduce you to another team member that I consider to also be a friend, Mary Kearns of Herban Lifestyle.  Mary’s developed a line of DIY kits […]

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