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6 Ways to Boost Your Team’s Visibility

Attention team captains: Check out these easy tips for optimizing your team’s chances of getting noticed by new members and the press.

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Quit Your Day Job: BarnWoodFurniture

“I feel like someone has let me out of a cage I didn’t really even fully appreciate I was locked in.” —Mike Schmiedcke

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Trend Watch Spring 2013 With Etsy’s Mary Andrews

An Etsy trends expert predicts that brights colors, eco-friendly materials, and fresh takes on personalization will shine in the season ahead.

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How to Turn Your Hobby Into a Business

If you’re considering converting your favorite pastime into a money-making venture, keep these five things in mind.

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Encourage Repeat Business With Improved Coupon Codes

Consider these 11 tips for attracting return shoppers with discount incentives.

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Quit Your Day Job: The Paris Letters by JaniceArtShip

“I spent a year devising ways to bust out of cubicle land, including studying Quit Your Day Job on Etsy.” —Janice MacLeod

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The Ultimate Guide to Telling Your Shop’s Visual Story

20-plus tips for creating a top-notch avatar, banner, product images, and About page.

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Taxes 101 for Etsy Sellers

This simple tax guides outlines the basics for Etsy sellers — and it’s not as scary as you might think.

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Team Fellowship Projects That Rocked 2012

The 2013 Teams Fellowship Program is open for submissions! Here are examples of previous projects to inspire your team’s application.

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Quit Your Day Job: June Designs

“I’ve learned that business is business — don’t let it affect your personal life.” —Joelle Latreille

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4 Smart Strategies for Setting Up Your Shop

Whether you’re a brand-new or seasoned seller, it’s never too early (or too late) to make a creative plan to attract customers.

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How to Find Teams to Help Grow Your Etsy Shop

Amidst thousands of niche teams, how do you choose the best ones for you? Connecting with the right crew can lead to the support your shop needs.

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Top 10 Tips for Starting an Etsy Business

Some of Etsy’s most active sellers and Admin share the winning advice that’s worked for them.

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Getting Started With Income and Expense Tracking

Do you want to prepare for year-end tax filing without a hitch? Read these bookkeeping tips.

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How to Grow Your Shop Without Losing Your Mind

The author of The Art of Growth shares three strategies for doing more with less and freeing your creative mind.