Some things I’ve learned, part I – Windward Made

Inge of Windward Made in the Netherlands

EcoEtsy member Inge is the designer, maker and everything-elser behind Windward Made. Combining her passions for sustainability, design and making things by hand, she creates modern fashion accessories and home goods with the most eco-friendly materials she can find. Everything is made using beautiful hemp fabrics, organic cotton thread, non-toxic ink and her own two […]

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35 Indie Craft Fairs Every Etsy Sellers Should Visit

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I love craft fairs. My purse doesn’t like it but that’s another story. Besides finding unique handmade crafts to buy, I love talking to the handmakers. I love to chat with them about their story, background, and how are they doing. Many of them have their own brick and mortar shops but majority of them […]

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Interview with EcoEtsy Team Member Kate Rusek by Julie Rawding on her blog – The Upcyclers

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This is a great interview about EcoEtsy team member Kate Rusek of Squid Division by fellow team member Julie Rawding on Julie’s wonderful blog The Upcyclers. You will enjoy reading more about Kate’s work with reclaimed materials in NYC. Kate says, “Squid Division is a statement against the disposable world and a belief that the […]

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4 Things No One Tells You About ‘Entrepreneur-ing’ From Home

Many may not know it, but I work from home 100%. To some this may be a dream situation – a cake job.  However, reality is that I put in more work hours than most people do in their 9 to 5 jobs.  My Etsy shop is not my full-time gig.  I live to spread […]

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50 Apps to Manage and Grow Your Etsy Business

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I love lists and I really love a great app. As our businesses continue to move from computer to mobile devices, apps are becoming an integral part of our every day lives. There are everal apps that I use on a daily basis.  I’m a fan of the new Etsy Seller app and also use […]

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Six Places to Start Selling Crafts Online

We all know that Etsy isn’t the only game in town.  However, we are all well aware of the importance of building brand awareness.  There are several other venues where you can sell your crafty wares. Real Ways to Earn Money Online offers a list of 6 online locations where you can sell your crafts. […]

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Etsy SEO: The Ultimate Guide to Ranking High and Being Found

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Here at EcoEsty we’ve written a plethora of posts to help you improve your Etsy shop and over time it has become clear that we all seem to struggle with one similar task – Etsy SEO.  Over the years, I’ve learned a few tricks that I’ve which have helped me tweak my shop and increase my […]

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Writing Product Descriptions that SELL and Not Just Describe

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I don’t know about other makers, but I have heard the words SEO and KEYWORDS so many times my head is ready to explode. I like this article because, although we still have to think about Search Engine Optimization and Keywords if we want to be found, being found and SELLING our handmade item once […]

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Clean Life and Home: How To Organize Your Business in 28 Days Calendar: FREE Printable

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O.M.G. Where have you been my whole life?  Anyone that knows me knows that I’m one of those people that pulls herself in a million different directions.  I have my hands in a lot of pots { being the EcoEtsy Team Captain is one of them}.  My life can use some daily organization – so […]

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