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October - Are You Ready for This Holiday?

 

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How Not to Burn Out as a Solopreneur

Burnout is REAL. I have been there, sleepless nights, hurt feelings, triggers and all the imba…

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You make me Happy when Skies are Grey...

This month's theme is all about gratitude, specifically for all of our wonderful Etchy clients…

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Exploring the world of stretching your stamps

This month's theme is all about stretching your stamps, and exploring all the different uses!

For examp…

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Exploring the world of packaging

This month's theme is all about the packaging and what's on the outside is as important as what's on the inside in this case!

Packaging communicates the quality of the product inside so it's …

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Venturing behind the curtains

This month's theme is around some behind the scenes at Etchy Things headquarters ; aka my studio.

It's …

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Venturing into Client Care

This month's theme is all about the art of customer service and how it should be heart-centred and intuitive.

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Venturing into the T-word

Taxes.  This is not a favourite topic but I've got interest and questions being asked lately so I might as well talk about…

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Dos and Don't for a Successful Giveaway

My current obsession with the moon and astrology started with my healing process in the garden last March when the pandemi…

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Some Simple Tips + Tricks on Instagram

How to Save a Post

Learning Instagram is not easy and setting up a Giveaway not only takes time but a lot of planning...

There have been benefits to seeing positive engagements for saving a post.  In case you're wondering how, I've …

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Work on your Habits and your Habits will form your Business

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DECEMBER ISSUE:

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Venturing into Reflection Do Creative Work


It’s the last month of 2020 and all the feels are happening right now… the past, the present, the future. Thoughts like:

How did my small business change this year?
Am I following my passion?
What…

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Building on Habits

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NOVEMBER ISSUE:

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Venturing into Collaboration

Is time going super fast for you as it is for me?  We've had a pretty rough start to this year and now I think we're almost going on auto-pilot... in a crazy world kinda way. Deep breaths... and let's experience toda…

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Packaging Imperfectly by Etchy Things - My Big Fail on Etsy!

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SEPTEMBER ISSUE:

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Venturing into Ecommerce The Creative Packaging Process

I have been shipping for nearly 10 years now and learned a lot about shipping economically via using tools like Save On Shipping Mailing Sizers to reduce the size of my stamps for thickness…

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Defining How we Organize our Mental and Physical Space

Get Organized with Quin and Mei

 

With the fall equinox arriving on Tuesday, September 22, 2020, I am feeling the need for a refresher training on staying on top of my creative mess.

During the first few weeks of lock-down, what helped me navigate the unknown future and brain fog was through decluttering and a structured mind…

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Shipping Solution

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SEPTEMBER ISSUE:

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Venturing into Ecommerce Shipping Part II


Last month, I talked about my first Fail as a shipper, mailing a light package that I thought would cost maybe a few postage stamps but ended up to be a lot more.  The more I thought about this topic, …

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How not to SUCK at Shipping

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AUGUST ISSUE:

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Venturing into Ecommerce Shipping

As a new online seller on [insert platform(s)], you will encounter shipping questions/issues in any one or all of these scenarios:

  • You are about to complete your first online listing and the platform (Etsy, Web…

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