The strike is over, and Etsy’s anemic response has inspired us to form an “Indie Sellers Guild” that will fill the role a union would fill in a traditional workplace. In this post, we’ll talk about what we’re planning for the organization, and what’s been going on behind-the-scenes to make it a reality.
Month: May 2022
Part 1 in a series on Etsy fees: A breakdown of Etsy’s unnecessarily opaque and complicated fee structure, with examples.
We organized a historic sellers strike in response to Etsy’s exploitative policies. Etsy’s non-response to us inspired us to keep going and form a guild.
ISG has started an online magazine on the popular publishing platform, Medium, entitled “Creators Rising”The magazine aims to share stories from people who work in creative businesses in the platform economy. Join us in sharing your stories!