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Team Tip: Give Thanks!

Here at Etsy, we know working as a Team is no simple task, and we think it’s important to acknowledge your peers’ hard work. Letting people you collaborate with know they’re appreciated goes a long way. On that note, this week we wanted to take a moment to give a big thanks to the many,… Continue reading

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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… Continue reading

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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… Continue reading

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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…. Continue reading

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Team Tip: How To Twitter!

&nbsp; There's a lot of buzz lately about<strong> <a href="http://twitter.com">Twitter.com</a></strong> as an interactive marketing tool. (In fact, you can find Etsy at <a href="http://twitter.com/etsy" target="_blank">http://www.twitter.com/etsy</a>!) I've been giving a good deal of thought to how <a href="http://team.etsy.com/" target="_blank">Etsy Teams</a> can use <a href="http://twitter.com">Twitter.com</a> to their advantage to effectively engage their audience and bring new buyers… Continue reading

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Team Tip: How to Join an Etsy Team!

We’ve decided to get back to basics with this Team Tip. Have you been wondering what Etsy Teams are all about, and whether or not you should join an Etsy Team? Here are some answers to frequently asked questions about becoming part of the ever-growing Etsy Teams program. What are Etsy Teams? Good question! You… Continue reading

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Featured Etsy Team: EtsyKids

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Team Tip: Shop Critiques!

Your fellow Etsy Team members can be a really valuable resource for running your Etsy shop! At this critical time of year when you’re marketing your handmade wares and driving traffic to your items, you want to make sure you’re really putting your best foot forward. Below are some ideas on how to take a… Continue reading

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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… Continue reading

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Team Tip: Fun Facts!

“Just what are the Etsy Teams and how do I get involved?” Since so much has grown about the Etsy Teams program in the past year, we’re revisiting this FAQ on the Etsy Teams. Since this article was first published, Etsy Teams program has more than doubled in size – in numbers of Teams and… Continue reading

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Teams Digest : Location Based Teams!

Ever wish you could meet up with other Etsy members in your area, to see their handiwork up close and in person, or just meet other people who value handmade like you do? Here’s a list of opportunities! There are Etsy Teams in just about each of the US states and many more all over… Continue reading

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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… Continue reading

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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… Continue reading

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Featured Etsy Team: Etsy MetalClay

This week we’re featuring a Team that is really motivated and on its way to being a huge force in the Etsy jewelry world! The Etsy MetalClay Team is working hard to promote the art of precious metal clay and each other’s shops.  We wanted to introduce you to this interesting and relatively new medium… Continue reading

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Etsy Teams Digest: Virtual Teams!

This week the Etsy Teams program welcomed its 400th Team! Here is a small sampling of some of the wonderful things the Virtual Etsy Teams are doing. Virtual Teams are groups of buyers and sellers who join together based on a common interest, not just based on location. To learn how to join a Team,… Continue reading