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Etsy Team Grants: Success!

The past few months have been busy with lots of really fantastic Etsy Team events. Here’s a wrap up of some of the wonderful Etsy Team Grant projects that have been recently completed, along with the sellers and their items. See here to learn more about Etsy Team Grants, and to learn how to join…

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Team Tip: Taking Craft Shows to the Next Level

Holiday craft show season is upon us again and we’re happy to hear of so many Etsy Teams and sellers taking part in holiday craft shows all over the world! Everyone loves a good craft show — chances to meet your favorite area artists in person, see and feel amazing handmade goodies as you buy…

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Team Tip: Merchandising!

There are many benefits of joining an Etsy Team, including cross promotion among Team members.  With the holidays quickly approaching, joint merchandising and promotional efforts are a really great way members can help each other and boost overall sales — and help shoppers find those perfect holiday gifts. For example, take Leandogpottery‘s Labyrinth Soap Dish….

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Featured Etsy Team: EtsyKids

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Fresh News from Etsy Teams!

We asked the Etsy Teams based on craft, medium or general interest what new things they have up their sleeves for the coming weeks. Below you can find charitable events, sales, specials and calls for new members from a handful of some active Etsy Teams. To join an Etsy Team, check out the Join page…

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Featured Etsy Team: Boston Handmade

Each week we feature a Local or Global Etsy Team that catches our eye. Boston Handmade has always been a great resource: not only within the group, but also to other Teams. We’re in awe of the work they have done to promote buying handmade! They are always sharing skills, knowledge and enthusiasm… and for…

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Team Tip: Get USPS to Come Teach your Team!

Did you know that there are Etsy Teams in 48 of the 50 U.S. states? You and other Etsy sellers who live nearby you can join together as an Etsy Team and not only market your shop, but learn tips on efficiently packaging and shipping your goods! If your Team would like to hold a…

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Featured Etsy Team: Bookbinding Team

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Featured Etsy Team: North Carolina Triangle

It’s such a great feeling when you connect with new people who share the same interests. It’s even more exciting when you can meet in person. This week we noticed one of those magnetic Local Teams, North Carolina Triangle.  Looks like they really support each other both online and off. We’re excited to introduce you…

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Etsy Team Grant Winners: August 2008!

The Etsy Teams are pleased to announce the August recipients of Etsy Team Grants! Congratulations to the Asheville Etsy Team in North Carolina, St. Louis’s Show Me Team, the EFA Team and the North Carolina Hornet’s Nest Team! Etsy Team Grants are given to Etsy Teams that apply with a great idea for how Etsy…

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Featured Etsy Team: eSMArts

A relatively new Team, eSMArts, caught our eye this week.  This Team is a global collaborative of mixed media artisans using social networking, online marketing and online promotions to increase sales. We’re big fans of learning how to promote your Etsy shop online (see last week’s article about this here) and by working together, this…

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Featured Etsy Team: Wild, Wise, Witty Grandmamas

Grandparent’s Day is this Sunday, September 7, 2008, and we’re celebrating by giving a shout out to a remarkable Team of wild, wise and witty women! This week’s Featured Etsy Team is the WWWG Team (Wild, Wise, Witty Grandmamas)!  This supportive and active group of Etsy sellers are always working on a new project! You…

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Featured Etsy Team: Baltimore Etsy Team

This week’s featured Etsy Team is the Baltimore Etsy Street Team (or BEST). Though founded only a few months ago, they are active in their community both on and offline. We think they shine as an example of how connected, supportive—and influential—a local team can be! Read on to see how they do it. Can…

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Featured Etsy Team: EtsyBloggers

We here at Etsy have been impressed by the activity of Teams — those pro-active groups of sellers who get together to brainstorm and act on marketing ideas for their shops.  The EtsyBloggers Team is a great example of a group of Etsians that work well together to spread the Etsy word.  They support each…

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Featured Etsy Team: EtsyRAIN

We here at Etsy have been impressed by the activity of Teams—those pro-active groups of sellers who get together to brainstorm and act on marketing ideas for their shops. This week we’re digging EtsyRain, Seattle’s Etsy Team.  With over 380 members, EtsyRAIN is going strong and just turned one year old!  They keep a great…

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Featured Etsy Team: Military Brats

We here at Etsy have been impressed by the activity of Teams — those pro-active groups of sellers who get together to brainstorm and act on marketing ideas for their shops. This week we’d like to introduce you to the Military Brats Etsy Team — a collection of Etsy sellers that share the unique background…

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Featured Etsy Team: Vegan Etsy

We here at Etsy have been impressed by the activity of Teams — those pro-active groups of sellers who get together to brainstorm and act on marketing ideas for their shops. We will be doing some Team profiles here on the Storque, and we’d like to start this program off with Vegan Etsy — a…

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Congratulations, July Team Grant Winners!

Each month as the 15th rolls around and we peek into the Grant application folder, we’re more and more impressed with the applications we’ve received.  For July 2008 Team Grants, it is our pleasure to announce the following receipients: UPDATE 8/8/08: Unfortunately, we are no longer able to offer a grant to the So-Cal Bench…

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Etsy Teams Digest: Local Teams Meet Up!

Local Etsy Street Teams have been organizing really engaging events this summer! Here’s what’s new from a small sampling of geographic Etsy Teams, groups of members that join up with other members based on where they live, to promote Etsy. Next week we’ll have the latest news on what the Virtual Teams are up to….

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Etsy World Tour: Canada with the Trans-Canada Team (Part Two)

In the first part of this tour of Canada, we started in the East and visited Nova Scotia, Ontario, Toronto and Saskatchewan.  On July 1, Canadians celebrate the day their country came together to become a nation. In this post, the Trans-Canada Etsy team is excited to celebrate and introduce you to some of its…

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Etsy World Tour: Canada with the Trans-Canada Team (Part One)

The Trans-Canada Etsy Team was created out of a need for Canadian artisans to stay in contact, share resources, and develop group marketing opportunities. Team members benefit from having a solid sense of identity, as well as from having their different regional perspectives. On July 1, Canadians celebrate the day their country came together to…

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