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Storque Digest: January 9th – January 15th, 2008 handmade and vintage goods

We’ve had quite the productive week around these parts. We’re gearing up for Valentine’s Day and keeping the love alive! Catch up on the headlines from the past week with the Storque Digest.

Hot Posts:

Etsy Presents: The Love Challenge!

Billing Alert: Reminder to Pay Overdue Bills

Tech Updates: USD added to item listing page

St Valentine’s Day Showcase, Coming Soon!

Art and Science Converge: The Periodic Table Printmaking Project

Other News Headlines:

Vote for Etsy: Nomination for TechCrunch’s Crunchies

Tech Updates: Showcase System Upgraded

Tech Updates: Etsy Search Browser Plugin

Tech Updates: Multi-Media Section of the Storque Launches

Can’t Post New Listings? Overdue Etsy Bill

Contest At Stylemob!: Made it Myself!

We also started our "All About Etsy" FAQ series. Read here for all the questions you’ve had about Etsy!

Posts for Shoppers:

Featured Buyer: Kathy Malone of Brooklyn Indie Market 

A thoroughly modern shop! Fresh Shops: kmaclean 

Valentine’s Day is coming soon! We’re pumped!

A Very Jaded Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day: What Women Want 

Valentine’s Day: What Men Want 

As always, check out our series of Etsy Finds, and subscribe to the Etsy Finds email!

Handmade Lifestyle:

Recommended Blog: Superziper 

Handmade Correspondence in the Twenty-First Century

Crafting 365: Make 2008 Your Craftiest Year Yet!

And check out our continuing video series of Handmade Stories!

Posts for Sellers:

The Shop Makeover series continues!

SarahSays: Trademarks

Forum Decorum: Keepin’ It Relevant and Useful

Etsy Success Stories: anapaulaoli

Etsy Team Tips: Update your Team’s Web Presence!

How-to Network Offline: Increase Online Sales in Five Easy Steps

Multi-media Visitors to the Etsy Labs

We’ve been telling more about the admin behind Etsy in our About Us series. 

Funny Forum Quotes: Valentine’s Edition (with tiddyinks!)

Etsy Pets: Mosie and Tala

And just for our own personal curiousity: let us know what you think the most compelling article was this week! Post it in the comments!