Looking for a Little Inspiration?

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Have you ever had the moment where you look around your shop and suddenly realize everything is way too familiar?  You have been producing and selling so fast and furious that nothing new has entered your shop in months.  While you might not be in a design rut, you may be in the mood to [...]

Balancing A Part Time Etsy Shop

A little over a year ago, the EcoEtsy team conducted a survey and found that around half of the team shop owners were running their business as a part time endeavor.  Being one of those part time shop owners, I sometimes find myself so buried in my “day job” and the responsibilities of being a [...]

Eco Etsy: What’s Ahead for 2013

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After reviewing Karen’s recap of team activities in 2012, we should feel proud of all the EcoEtsy team accomplished last year!  I’m certain that 2013 will bring equal success to the team as we continue to promote an eco-friendly lifestyle, supported by the wonderful eco-goodies from EcoEtsy shops. I’ve been thinking a lot about the [...]

Take Notes this Busy Holiday Season

The holiday season has everyone running for the finish line.  We are creating last minute products, filling orders, and rushing to get everything done.  In between, we work on preparing for our own holiday traditions. During this busy season, I know I should start thinking about where I want to take my shop and my [...]

New Shop Tools from Etsy

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French Country Garden Tools by FrenchCountryLife Over the last month or so, Etsy has been working hard behind the scenes to improve or add tools for shop owners.  News of these updates has been trickling out in e-mail communications that I have been “bookmarking” to read later.  As I went back to learn more about [...]