All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Crafts’

Etsy Aims To Help Sellers Grow Their Businesses With Crowdfunding

Etsy Aims To Help Sellers Grow Their Businesses With Crowdfunding

Etsy announced that it is piloting a new crowdfunding platform called Fund on Etsy, which is aimed at helping sellers grow their businesses and create new products. Think of it as a Kickstarter for Etsy products. The company says Fund on Etsy is a new way to expand the “Etsy Economy,” which it is also trying to expand by way …

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Etsy Expands Entrepreneur Program

A couple years ago, Etsy partnered with the city of Rockford, Illinois to develop an entrepreneur training program for the “Etsy economy”. It’s called the Etsy Craft Entrepreneurship Program. In 2015, Etsy is a public company, and the program is in many more locations now, including Dallas; Watsonville, California; Chattanooga; Albany; Newark, New York City; Albuquerque; St. Petersburg; Oldham, UK; …

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Demand Media Launches eHow Crafts, Google’s Algorithmic Effects Remain To Be Seen

Demand Media has launched a new channel for its popular eHow site – eHow Crafts. “We’ve seen explosive consumer demand for craft-related content on eHow, which is why we’re bringing together and adding a wide variety of helpful content in a single destination on eHow,” a spokesperson for the company says. “It will include everything, from tips on making felt …

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Hummingbird Feeders You Can Make If You’re A Drinker

Word is that a lot of people are currently looking for Hummingbird feeders. ‘Tis the season. According to Yahoo search data, queries for “hummingbird feeders” have spiked over 400% on Yahoo this week. Searches for bird feeders in general have spiked 35%, and searches for “what to feed hummingbirds” are up as well. If you like to throw back a …

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These Star Wars Crochet Patterns Show Why You Can Even Sell PDFs On Etsy

The average Etsy may not like it much when Etsy features sellers who aren’t selling handmade goods, but something tells me the community will be alright with sellers selling PDF documents, particularly if they’re this awesome (and, of course, have to do with handmade goods). Etsy seller lucyravenscar is selling PDFs of Star Wars crochet patterns. That’s 13 patterns for …

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