Etsy Success

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Join us for an interactive workshop exploring how to fuel your creative business using the challenges of modern DIY entrepreneurship. Instead of focusing on the difficulties of building a business, find out how to tap into your DIY ethic to create exciting ideas and opportunities for your business. Read about how to attend online, or in person on the Etsy Blog


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Free and open to the public on April 2 from 5 – 7 p.m. PT. Find out more on the Etsy Blog


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I’ve scoured the small business blogosphere to find these five must-read posts:
Find out what other two blog posts I recommend in this team thread. 

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Frustrated with running your business? Feeling doubtful or broken down? How do you stay commited and on track – honing the craft of running a small business?  John Jantsch of Duct Tape Marketing compares running a commitment filled business to honing a craft in this must read blog post.
Drawing Lab workshop Did you miss Carla Sonheim’s live drawing how-to? Not to worry! Take a break from your usual day-to-day activities and loosen up those free drawing skills and view it online right here
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Guide To Twitter: Rethink Everything

I caught this question in the Etsy Success Forums, “I thought tweeting your listings was a good way to market oneself?” In short, the answer to this would be “No.”  Actually, with each item listing tweet, you could be losing Twitter-cred. The very best resource for Etsy sellers curious about using Twitter effectively, is this guide by another seller, CopperLeafStudios