Monday, November 15, 2010
“Etsy saved my life”
That's what Yokoo Gibran says, now that she has quit her job in a copy center to pursue her Etsy-driven career of making knit scarves and accessories. But it's been alot of work: 13-hour shifts, and 50+ customer contacts a day. “this is the hardest job I’ve ever had.”
And she's not the only one busting her hump to make it on Etsy. Here's the scoop: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/12/17/fashion/17etsy.html
This article from last year is a good examination of the Etsy miracle and myth.