A former Etsy seller and author of a book called "Crafty Superstar" has written a negative piece about Etsy for Wired - and she sets the stage right away with the dramatic title, "How Etsy Alienated Its Crafters and Lost Its Soul."
In the opinion piece, Grace Dobush writes:
"Etsy is the fifth most-visited marketplace site in the U.S., after Amazon, eBay, Walmart and Best Buy. But for that visibility, sellers have little autonomy in the store's design, and are subject to the site's rules, fees and design. A customer complaint can freeze your payment account. An accusation of copyright violation ... Read More