{Business Tips} Some New Etsy Shop Insights

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If you are anything like me, I rely heavily on my stats to continually refine and improve my shop performance.  However, I will admit that I am focused on just a few sources for my insights – shop stats on Etsy, my blog metrics, and Facebook insights. The other day, I decided to branch out [...]

Changing Times….A New EcoEtsy Leader

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A few weeks ago, our awesome EcoEtsy captain of the last two years – Karen Lee of EcoKaren and HerbanCrafts – announced that it was time for her to step down from her position because she started a new network called Green Sisterhood. It’s a community of 22 female bloggers to empower people, create awareness, and share [...]

{Business Tips} Right Brain Approaches in a Left Brain World


The right brain vs. the left.  Studies have been done, papers have been written, and we all know that each half of the brain gives us special gifts.  I love the lead graphic in this post from CartoonADay.  The image clearly shows us the logical paths of the left brain and the more creative paths [...]

{Eco-Inspirations} – Making a Difference in Detroit

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In Detroit, Michigan, Cass Community Social Services is making a difference by recycling old tires into floor mats.  Not only are they repurposing trash from the streets of Detroit, but they are also giving a second chance to the homeless in the area. Director, Faith Fowler, describes the recycling program: We pick up illegally dumped [...]

{Tuesday Treasury} Two Great Collections


This week’s Tuesday Treasury feature will be our last week. We have some awesome NEW plans to feature our talented members’  eco-goodies and shops so be on the look out! And since it is our last week, we wanted to feature TWO treasuries that we thought were equally winning curations. Both are featured here with [...]