2013 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 6,900 times in 2013. If it were a NYC subway train, it would take about 6 trips to carry that many people. Click here to…

And we have a winner….

Congratulations to Mel of FischerFineArts, the winner of our “For the Love of” treasury contest! Thanks to everyone who participated! ‘For the Love of Hearts of Gold’ by FischerFineArts I love Etsy Handmade Team! Treasury tool by StylishHome.

Tools & Apps for Etsy: Top 5 Picks

Today’s blog post brought to you by Judith of Judith Johnson Lampwork Beads. Thank you, Judith! I have been selling on Etsy in my current shop on and off for over 3 years, In that time I have found certain tools and apps that automate my business and save me time. The less time I…

Commitment

Anyone can open an Etsy shop. And with over 800,000 active shops, a lot of anyones have! But not all of those shops are successful, and like most small businesses, many will fail within their first year of opening. So what is it that separates success from failure on Etsy? Is success determined by shop…

Untapped Market?

Today’s post is a reprint from a forum post by Lesley of ButterflyGardenCreations. Thank you for allowing me to reprint it here, Lesley, and thank you for sharing your market research with the team! Hi everyone- now that the holidays are over and things have slowed down a tiny bit, I am trying to be…

What is Your Legacy?

Our member blogger today is Sylvie of Albina Rose. Thank you, Sylvie! What mark are you leaving on the world as you move through it? Will people remember you? If so, what will their memory of you be? We have an impact everywhere we go, on everything we touch and on peoples’ hearts. That is…