BLOG*October 9, 2015

Handmade at Amazon is a new store on Amazon.com for artisans to sell their unique, handcrafted goods to hundreds of millions of customers worldwide. It just went live on Thursday with a lineup of over 80,000 items from about 5,000 sellers in 60 countries. “You can think of it as a factory-free...

BLOG*October 21, 2012

Roxana Villa Roxana has been working very hard at building her botanical perfume company, Roxana Illuminated Perfume for almost five years. It’s been growing year after year. When preparation meets opportunity, look out! Roxana is being celebrated on the front page of Etsy as a Featured Seller and with it...

BLOG*October 15, 2012

© Greg Spalenka It is amazing how much time can be taken up by doing research. After a day of scanning the internet looking for venues and blogs to connect with, checking out supplies, seeing what others are doing can sometimes feel like wasting time. But it isn’t! Market research...

BLOG*October 8, 2012

©Greg Spalenka This post by Daniellexo, Etsy’s Seller Education Coordinator reflects on the evolution of ideas and how a good idea can spark a great one. One morning I woke up to a Facebook message from one of my favorite college professors. I was excited to hear from her; she...

BLOG*September 4, 2012

Make your packaging feel as important as the item you are sending to your buyer. Make it cool, and special. Treat this final wrapping as you would a gift for a friend or someone you appreciate. It will make a lasting impression even before the the art or product is...

BLOG*September 7, 2011

Handmade Bookkeeping Spreadsheet 2.0 – Bookkeeping for Etsy Sellers For anyone who uses Etsy to sell any of their work might want to check out this bookkeeping program. It is a one product solution to all of your bookkeeping needs—specifically for handmade artists. I have not used it as I...

BLOG*March 23, 2011

The 21 Best Resources from the Business Blogosphere Etsy’s Blog is called The Storque. Daniel Lexo is the editor and she puts together some great articles that champion  small independent businesses, especially of the art and crafts world. I thought this post had some great resources in it. Check it...

BLOG*April 13, 2010

I am honored to have Douglas Rushkoff answer a few questions about artist empowerment, sustainability, and living inside or outside the corporate model. Rushkoff is one of today’s most engaging and perceptive commentators on the impact of technology and media on organizations and society. A globally recognized thought leader on...