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Join me for Etsy Resolution 2016!


Hey Thriver!

Happy 2016 🙂

I’m back into the groove of work as of today, and I’m so excited about what 2016 holds for you and me. There’s a lot coming up this year in C&T-land, and the very first exciting thing is launching as of today.

Some of you may remember that at the beginning of last year, I was invited by Etsy Australia to co-teach a program for new Etsy sellers called #EtsyResolution alongside the lovely Clare Bowditch.

Over 3,000 Aussie Etsy sellers took part in the programme, and it was a fantastic honour to help so many people get their shops up and running.

Well, I’ve got some exciting news! The programme was such a success that Etsy decided to take it global, and this year, Etsy Resolution is running in 8 countries (Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, and the United Kingdom).

Etsy invited me back to be a mentor again – and, of course, I said a resounding yes.

Each country in the programme is lucky enough to get their own local mentors, so for all you Aussies out there, I’ll be there to help you out, alongside Laurie Melia of Yellow Tree, Adam Jelic of Mi Goals, and Kristy Tull of Fox & Ramona. Those of you in other countries will have your own amazing mentors 🙂

If you’ve been wanting to start an Etsy shop, then this free, four week long programme is a great place to start!

The programme will walk you through the basics of getting started on Etsy. We’ll look at things like product photography, marketing, branding and how to get found by customers online.


You can sign up for the programme right here.


All the info you need to know about the programme, as well as the pre-programme prep, is available at the link above.

Jess x


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Jess Van Den is the editor of Create & Thrive, and has been a full-time creative entrepreneur since 2010. She makes eco-conscious, contemporary, handmade sterling silver jewellery under the Epheriell label, and blogs about her jewellery and other beautiful things at You can catch her on twitter @JessVanDen.


Allison Dey

Hey, Jess. I am SO excited about this. This must have been announced somewhere because the Facebook group has had a sudden increase in folks wanting to join! I can’t wait (as one of the admins) to keep all the new perspectives and lessons visible and active there. Welcome back and thank you for all your hard work and teaching. 🙂

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