{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 […]

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{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 […]

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{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 […]

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{Business Tips} Content – How to Leverage Yours


Over the last month, I’ve been learning and thinking a lot about content and content strategy – honestly a topic that I haven’t really considered in too much depth before.  In fact, if I did start to venture down the path of  “content strategy” the tasks were typically centered around specific channels.  Asking myself questions […]

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{Business Tips} Leveraging the New “About” Page

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Just over a week ago, Etsy announced a new feature for shop owners – adding an About page.  As soon as I read the blog post, I got excited.  I knew immediately that they had resolved most of the issues sellers struggled with in fully leveraging their avatar and profile. Last year, I wrote two […]

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{Business Tips} Tips on Tagging

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Tagging is one of the least fun and glamourous of all your Etsy shop tasks.  The beauty of your designs, photography and descriptions seem so much more interesting to focus on.  However, the words you choose in titles and tags are the elements that get customers to your shop to take a look at that […]

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{Tuesday Treasury} Passionate About Gaia?


This week’s Tuesday Treasury winner is Tanja from TanjaSova for her treasury “Passionate About Gaia?“.  This post and selection of the winner this week are courtesy of last week’s winner – Anny from EcoCraftSupply.  Here is why Anny chose the winning collection: I love this creative collection of eco friendly finds.  Beautifully curated! From Tanja’s shop, I chose the […]

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