Online Marketplace Etsy Is Going Public | TIME

Today Time magazine posted some not so surprising news about Etsy potentially going public. In 2012, Etsy became a B-Corp.  B Corps {Benefit Corporation) is a type of for-profit [yes, Etsy is a for-profit corporation] that seeks to have a positive impact on society and the Environment – in addition to making money.  I wonder […]

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Daydreaming and Creative Problem Solving

daydreaming and creative problem solving

My business tip for you is one word. Daydream. Make some space in your life for sitting and staring into space. Let your mind wander a bit during these last weeks of August. These moments are important periods of incubation, where our minds process unresolved dilemmas without interference from our more judgmental selves. There have […]

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Intrinsic Value

It can be a challenge to keep up with all the business news out there. I’m saying this as a small business owner and also as a business librarian. The Harvard Business Review Blogs are a source that always give me something to consider – often challenging me, and sometimes surprising me.  I was just […]

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Seller to Seller Series: Etsy Shop Banners

team eco etsy: seller to seller series

Here on Eco Etsy we hope to facilitate dialogue on a variety of green living topics – food, crafts, community, you name it! And  part of that is also sharing tips and tricks about managing our Etsy shops. That’s why we’re excited to introduce the new “Seller to Seller” blog series. In this new collection […]

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Target Markets

There have been some wonderful business tips on marketing and advertising on the blog. To build on these, I’m going to draw upon my other professional life, as a business librarian. Librarians love to connect people with information resources, so I want to devote this post to census data. It can help you think through […]

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