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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50 Apps to Manage and Grow Your Etsy Business


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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Writing Product Descriptions that SELL and Not Just Describe


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

clean life and home

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


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 along with links to the podcasts and the interviews that […]

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5 Tips to Stand Out When Selling on an Online Marketplace


All Etsy Sellers fight the same battle – we all try to stand out and find our niche.  David Kalt, a contributor for offers 5 Tips To Stand Out on an Online Marketplace.  We’ve shared some of the same tips here on EcoEtsy, but sometimes you just need to hear it from the real pros. […]

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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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{Business Tips} De-stress While Cultivating Quirky Joy

A breath of fresh, creative, summer air (careful - don't breath in the chalk dust!)

If you’ve been following EcoEtsy’s Business Tips, you’ve seen some great posts lately about getting your shop ready for holiday shopping. Now that holiday shopping is in full swing, and you’re either crazy-busy or stressed because you’re not, it’s time to remember to take care of your own physical and emotional health. Do something surprising, […]

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{Business Tips} Carving out a Niche For Our Makings on Etsy (no sharp utensils needed – please step away from that knife)

UnderTheRoot Camisole

We don’t have to worry about the millions of people out there who will not like or want or need our makings, we just have to focus on reaching the people who will love us. Popular doesn’t mean what it used to mean. Everyone can be popular now. Yes, everyone. The cool kids may still […]

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