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Etsy's New Web Service Is Its Answer to Wordpress and Squarespace
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Etsy's New Web Service Is Its Answer to Wordpress and Squarespace

Sellers on the ecommerce platform can now set up their own customized websites.
Nina Zipkin
Go Green With These St. Patrick's Day-Themed Foods -- Start Up Your Day Roundup
Start Up Your Day

Go Green With These St. Patrick's Day-Themed Foods -- Start Up Your Day Roundup

Plus: If you get too rowdy from the day's celebrations and start drunk tweeting, your computer may be able to tell.
Lindsay Friedman
How This Program Lets Etsy Businesses Grow Quickly
Business Optimization

How This Program Lets Etsy Businesses Grow Quickly

A new tool helps DIY-ers turn into full-fledged manufacturers.
Jenna Schnuer
New Feature Enables Etsy Sellers to Shoot and Edit Product Videos From Smartphones
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New Feature Enables Etsy Sellers to Shoot and Edit Product Videos From Smartphones

Called Shop Videos, the new editing program within the Sell on Etsy mobile app aims to help 1.5 million sellers on the crafty ecommerce platform tell their stories visually.
Catherine Clifford
Why Facebook Bought a Satellite -- Weekly News
Weekly News Roundup

Why Facebook Bought a Satellite -- Weekly News

Plus: Etsy gets an unexpected rival.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Amazon Launches a Maker Marketplace That Will Compete With Etsy
Amazon

Amazon Launches a Maker Marketplace That Will Compete With Etsy

The new online store is called Handmade at Amazon.
Catherine Clifford
This Teen Paid for College by Selling on Etsy. Here Are 5 Ways She Did It.
Radicals & Visionaries

This Teen Paid for College by Selling on Etsy. Here Are 5 Ways She Did It.

LeiLei Secor is paying her college tuition from her Etsy profits. Here are her tips for success.
Carly Okyle
Etsy Infuriates 'Wiccapreneurs' by Banning the Sale of Metaphysical Spells
Spirituality

Etsy Infuriates 'Wiccapreneurs' by Banning the Sale of Metaphysical Spells

The change in policy has caused 'great distress in the metaphysical community,' one beleaguered seller said.
Geoff Weiss
Are Changes Ahead at Uber? Your Weekly News Roundup
Weekly News Roundup

Are Changes Ahead at Uber? Your Weekly News Roundup

This week's headlines include Amazon's guidance for drone laws and new gaming technology at the E3 conference.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Etsy Dips a Toe Into Crowdfunding for Makers
Etsy

Etsy Dips a Toe Into Crowdfunding for Makers

The Brooklyn-based online craft marketplace is testing out a pilot program that allows makers to raise money for production costs.
Catherine Clifford
This Is the Worst Performing IPO of 2015
IPO

This Is the Worst Performing IPO of 2015

One company's shares have plunged since it went public.
This Etsy Entrepreneur Claims Target Stole Her Trendy Tank Top Design
Radicals & Visionaries

This Etsy Entrepreneur Claims Target Stole Her Trendy Tank Top Design

Stay-at-home mompreneur Melissa Lay was shocked to discover that Target is selling a T-shirt nearly identical to the one she handprints out of her Oregon garage.
Geoff Weiss
How Ecommerce Helps Small Businesses Go Global
Global Business

How Ecommerce Helps Small Businesses Go Global

Having a global footprint may be a goal for many small businesses, but for most it's not a reality. Ecommerce can help expand your reach.
Kate Rogers
5 Businesses on the Brink of an IPO
IPO

5 Businesses on the Brink of an IPO

On the heels of last week's splashy stock-market debuts of Etsy, Party City and Virtu, here's who could be next.
Geoff Weiss