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Sharing Treasuries on your own website

April 30, 2012
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A comment on the “Treasuries Sell Stuff ” article that I wrote in March turned me on to a nifty tool for sharing Etsy Treasuries on a blog or a website – such as here at MyEtsyBlog.com. The Etsy Treasury Posting Tool at stylishhome.com gives you easy instructions and an online form for getting the code […]

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Making it to the front page

April 21, 2012
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I really enjoy making Treasuries.  A few weeks ago I wrote an article titled Treasuries Sell Stuff about a item that sold after it was featured in one of my Treasuries. A reader commented a day later:  “It’s awesome when Treasuries sell something… and I’m sure that they do sell things all the time. For […]

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Learning how to put it all together

April 20, 2012
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As I develop my Etsy shop, it becomes really clear that Etsy just one part of my whole online presence. The shop is a central component, to be sure – the hub around which everything moves.  But it is linked to so many other things!  Etsy provides a widget that connects my shop with Twitter […]

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Treasuries Sell Stuff

March 19, 2012
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I created another treasury this weekend, an odd collection titled Poetic License, with artwork centered on a theme of poets and songwriters. And this morning, a message arrived in my conversations from one of the featured artists… “Kim, I appreciate you listing my piece, Rumi words on Canvas with Tree and Crescent Moon, in your […]

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Goin’ on a treasure hunt

January 20, 2012
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I created my first Etsy Treasury today.  For months I have been adding products to my favorites list (“I Heart It“) as well as enjoying  Treasury collections from others.  At last it just felt like the right time to take a stab at the process myself. I started by looking at a couple of Treasuries […]

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Socialize your shop

November 13, 2011
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Connecting your Etsy shop to Twitter Connecting with people is the essence of Etsy.  And recently, Etsy made it easier to integrate your shop with two other popular social media websites.  You can now connect Etsy with both Facebook and Twitter, and simple little “Follow”” icons show up right under the banner on your Etsy […]

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Today’s features!

November 10, 2011
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Featured Items from…. When folks come to your Etsy shop page, they will see all the items you have listed.  You can also choose to show them four featured items at the top of your shop page, just below your Shop Announcement. These can be your most popular items, or seasonal specials, or whatever you […]

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I heart it!

August 2, 2011
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One of the best things I did to get acquainted with Etsy was to start collecting my own set of “favorites.” I highly recommend it as a first step. Begin by logging in to your Etsy account, then go surfing.  Look at the constantly changing items on Etsy’s home page.  These featured items are selected […]

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