The Story of a Million-Dollar Etsy Business

Interesting story of how Alicia Shaffer sells $1 million of fashion items via her Etsy shop. It’s fantastic that Etsy has created a market like this–democratizing commerce and crafts!

http://www.fastcodesign.com/3042352/how-one-knitter-makes-almost-1-million-a-year-on-etsy

There is some controversy about whether her products are handcrafted “enough,” but there are marketing lessons to learn from her success, nonetheless!

By | 2015-03-17T09:13:55+00:00 February 23rd, 2015|Categories: Entrepreneurship, Marketing and Sales|0 Comments

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Guy Kawasaki is the chief evangelist of Canva, an online graphic design tool. Formerly, he was an advisor to the Motorola business unit of Google and chief evangelist of Apple. He is also the author of The Art of Social Media, The Art of the Start, APE: Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur, Enchantment, and nine other books. Kawasaki has a BA from Stanford University and an MBA from UCLA as well as an honorary doctorate from Babson College.

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