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Craft Party 2014: Sign Up Today

Etsy’s 2014 Craft Party will take place on Friday, June 6. Find out how hosting a party can boost your sales — and your creative network. handmade and vintage goods

Growing an Eco-Friendly Business

Ready to go green? In honor of Earth Day, Etsy sellers share their advice for building a sustainable business that fits your personality. handmade and vintage goods

Quit Your Day Job: Cubit’s

Learn how this family business grew from a budding hobby into a thriving heirloom seed company that encourages a new generation of organic gardeners. handmade and vintage goods

5 Ways to Get Great Reviews

Positive customer reviews are key to building a successful Etsy shop. Check out one seller’s tips for garnering fabulous feedback. handmade and vintage goods

How to Be Your Shop’s Best Critic

Take a closer look at your Etsy business with our new interactive shop critique worksheet. What you discover may surprise you. handmade and vintage goods

5 Tips for Writing Stellar Product Descriptions

Crafting item descriptions can feel like an art form in itself. Learn how to create listings that entice buyers and reflect your shop’s unique style. handmade and vintage goods

4 Tips for Pitching Retailers

Ready to dip a toe into wholesale? Learn how to craft email product pitches that retailer buyers won’t be able to resist. handmade and vintage goods

Crunched for Time? Put Routine Tasks on Autopilot

Find out how to spend less time on the day-to-day tasks involved with running a business, freeing you up to focus on your craft — and the big picture. handmade and vintage goods

How to Market Your Shop With Instagram

Is your social media stamina dwindling? Hit refresh with this popular app for visual storytelling and building brand awareness. handmade and vintage goods

How to Price Like a Pro

Finding a pricing sweet spot can be tricky. Here’s the skinny on two savvy strategies, along with an interactive worksheet. handmade and vintage goods

Ready to (Craft) Party?

Craft Party, Etsy’s annual celebration of meeting and making, is slated for Friday, June 6. Here’s what you need to know. handmade and vintage goods

Behind the Scenes With Lenny Mud

A look at Lorrie Veasey’s ceramic studio, which supports her quirky sensibility and efficient work style. Her mantra? Change is good. handmade and vintage goods

Celebrating Small: 3 Ways to Hone Your Competitive Edge

Worried about big competition? This Etsy seller explains how being small can help you stand out from the crowd and create a loyal following. handmade and vintage goods

4 Ways to Conquer Pricing Pitfalls

When you’re a creative entrepreneur, pricing your products can be tricky. Learn how savvy Etsy sellers overcame common pricing challenges. handmade and vintage goods

5 Key Health Care Questions Answered

With the deadline for open enrollment in the United States looming, now’s the time to get up-to-date on coverage and credits with experts at the SBA.