{Business Tips} 12 Trends to Watch in 2012

The word “trend” can sometimes be seen as a polar opposite of “green”.  A trendy outfit can be one that is worn once or twice and then discarded into a landfill….or hopefully upcycled into something beautiful and new!   However, for me, the word trend encompasses business opportunity.  Understanding trends in consumer behavior can open […]

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{Tuesday Treasury} Love Circle by The Wooden Bee

Cabinet with Hooks

This week’s Tuesday Treasury winner is Bee from The Wooden Bee.  This post and selection of the winner this week are curtesy of last week’s winner – Lynn Minney from Lynn Minney Designs.  Here is her post: After a lot of clicking, I chose the beautifully curated treasury named “Love Circle” by the Wooden Bee. […]

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{Tuesday Treasury} Snow White by Lynn Minney

Laptop Case from Lynn Minney Designs

Wow!  What an incredible selection of treasuries I had to choose from this week!!  After much internal debate, I selected Snow White by Lynn Minney.  For me, this design completely encompasses the season here in Michigan.  The colors Lynn used flowed together beautifully and had the cool, crisp punch of winter.  I also felt a […]

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{Business Tips} 2011: Look Back & Plan Forward


With 2011 officially in the rear view mirror, right now is a great time to take a look at your performance stats from the year and set some solid goals for your business in 2012.  Information today is abundant, allowing us to easily track sales, Facebook fans, blog followers, traffic drivers and much more.  At […]

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{Tuesday Treasury} A New Year, A New Approach

What a wonderful collection of treasuries our EcoEtsy team created during calendar year 2011!  Throughout the year, Dwanna, Morgen, and Emily had very tough decisions each week to determine which treasury to highlight on the blog. As we move into 2012, we definitely want to keep the Tuesday Treasury feature.  However, we have some ideas […]

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{Business Tips} A Year of Ideas to Build Your Business

  As the year winds to a close, I thought it would be fitting to take a look back at the business tips from 2011.  This year, we had 8 awesome bloggers contribute to create 49 posts.  All of these posts were aimed at helping advance our Etsy shops and improve our performance both online […]

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Eco Etsy Green Holiday Specials Day Seven

Denim iPod Case by MissStefanie

Have a Green Holiday and Support Green Handmade!   Shop: MissStefanie Promotion: 20% with coupon code HOLIDAYS2011 Start Date: already started End Date: December 19   Shop:  SoulRole Promotion:Free Shipping on all sample sale and clearance items – Coupon Code:”BLESSINGS” Start Date:12/11/11 End Date:12/24/11   Shop:  UsefulBooks Promotion:  Free First Class or Priority Shipping to US addresses Start Date:12/12/11 […]

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Eco Etsy Green Holiday Specials Day Six

Mini Canvas by Bululustudio

Have a Green Holiday and Support Green Handmade! Shop: Bululustudio Promotion: Clearance Section (everything must go) Start Date: Dec. 1st End Date: Dec. 31st   Shop: lmdesigns Promotion: Free Shipping on all orders Start Date: Dec. 1st End Date: Dec. 31st Shop: LindaEve Promotion: Free Domestic Shipping – coupon code is SHIPFREE Start Date: Dec. 11th End Date: […]

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Eco Etsy Green Holiday Specials Day Five

Key Chain by Recupe Fashion

Have a Green Holiday and Support Green Handmade! Shop: Recupe Fashion Discount: 10% off (XMAS10) Start: Now End: Dec 31st Shop: Eyemagination Discount: 40 -50% off jewelery 50-70% off gemstones; Free shipping and expedited shipping till Christmas – customer has to pay minus first class mail costs Start: Now End: Dec 25th Shop: Curly Monkey Discount: 10% off […]

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