Grace Bonney of Design*Sponge – best lessons, inspiration and advice

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I love listening to podcasts while working and one of my favorites is "After the Jump" with Grace Bonney of Design Sponge. In this post she puts together a collection of her 10 most meaningful lessons gleaned from two years of doing her radio show … [Continue reading]

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Chipotle Has Stopped Serving Pork At Hundreds Of Restaurants

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When I was a vegetarian, Chipotle was my go-to fast food joint for take outs on those days when I didn't feel like cooking. But recently, as I started to eat meat, I couldn't stomach many of the fast food joints for a quick meal. So I went back to … [Continue reading]

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5 Tips to Stand Out When Selling on an Online Marketplace

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All Etsy Sellers fight the same battle - we all try to stand out and find our niche.  David Kalt, a contributor for Entrepreneur.com offers 5 Tips To Stand Out on an Online Marketplace.  We've shared some of the same tips here on EcoEtsy, but … [Continue reading]

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Skin Deep® Cosmetics Database Mobile App | Environmental Working Group

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Here at EcoEtsy we have shared how important it is to avoid using products with unhealthy ingredients.  This task is a lot easier said than done, because it's hard to really know which products are harmful and which are ok to use.  However, did you … [Continue reading]

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The Kurtz Corner: 40 Fabulous Valentine’s Day Ideas

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  I'm a huge Pinterest gawker and with Valentine's Day right around the corner, my Pinterest searches have become very Valentine's Day-centric.  As I searched for some fun Valentine's Day card ideas for my two young nieces, I came across a … [Continue reading]

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25 Posts to Kick Your Social Media Up a Notch – Hello Nature

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  Raise your hand if you struggle with social media for your business.... Social media is one of those things that I've developed a love/hate relationship with.  Yeah, I have a Facebook Fan Page, a Twitter and an Instagram [a neglected … [Continue reading]

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Etsy’s own sellers unsure if they’d invest — in Etsy – MarketWatch

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      Yesterday I shared news from the rumor mill that Etsy will be going public looking to raise $300 million in an IPO. In fact, they are working on an IPO for as soon as 1st quarter [meaning NOW].  I posed the question, … [Continue reading]

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Online Marketplace Etsy Is Going Public | TIME

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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 … [Continue reading]

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10 Common Toxic Chemicals

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  Our very own Dr. Karen Lee {yes, I said Doctor, as in someone who is licensed to practice some form of medical services } wrote this awesome three part series [Part 1, Part 2, Part 3] about the Top 10 Common Toxic Chemical in Products to … [Continue reading]

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