That would have been a loss for my business and for Etsy, who needs the strength of expanding companies to fuel its own growth.
Etsy opened an opportunity for me that would have taken countless more hours and dollars to do on my own.
With eyelashes as her canvas, a Seattle deli worker grew an Etsy empire.
You could buy some potholders on Etsy, or blow the cash at a farm stand.
Enter 21-year-old Vermont native Natalie Russo, whose line of eyelash jewelry is setting the Etsy world on fire.
Is selling on Etsy, where the average seller makes less than $900 a year, going to truly supplement an income?
It is easy to think that as Etsy grows and changes, it is shifting away from its small-business core.
When I started using Etsy, it was known for one thing: “handmade.”
Etsy was created to fill an opening in the handmade goods market, and that market is still thriving.
On a fairer note, a number of people argue that almost no one on Etsy does significant revenue, so I've changed it to eBay.