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Etsy & NASA Space Craft Contest: The Winners

Drumroll, please! Today we announce the esteemed winners in our space-themed art contest.

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Special Delivery: Share Your Love 2010

Hi Everyone, It's almost Valentine's Day, and that means it's time to share your love. Please check out this article:http://www.etsy.com/storque/craftivism/special-delivery-share-your-love-2010-6871/ If you decide to participate, please post links to your cards in this thread:http://www.etsy.com/forums_thread.php?thread_id=6416586 Thanks in advance!Adam

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Talking Marketing: Onward and Upward Into Fall

Hi all, While September is under way, here at Etsy we’re well into preparations for the coming holiday season. Before we look ahead, we wanted to share some good news from the past two months. If you’ve read the latest Etsy Weather Report, you know that Etsy drew record traffic in August. And the best…

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United Kingdom Press Opportunity

I am working on with a journalist from a popular magazine located in the United Kingdom. I am trying to find UK Etsy sellers between the ages of 50-70. If this is you, or somebody you know that would be interested, please email me at adam@etsy.com with the subject line, "UK Press Opportunity". Please contact…

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Two Press Opportunities

Two new chances to be featured in major magazines! If you are interested in either of these, please send me an email (adam@etsy.com), titled either "Magazine A" or "Magazine B." Please include your first and last name, Etsy shop name, and a phone number where you can be reached. Also include a brief description of…

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A National Magazine Seeks Etsy Success Stories

A major national magazine is looking for young women, ages 16-21, with incredible Etsy success stories! They’re looking for girls who put themselves through college because of their Etsy sales, or girls who raised a ton of money for an important cause because of their sales, or girls who’ve become financially independent because of their…

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Talking Marketing: Planting the Seed

Hello Etsy, My name is Nizzi Renaud, a.k.a. missniz, and I recently joined the Etsy team as the new director of marketing.* There are some new faces and some familiar ones who currently make up our marketing team. Together, we wanted to say hello and share with you some of the marketing activities underway at…

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Etsy in Action: Bay Area Maker Faire in San Mateo

For anyone who’s ever been to an Austin or Bay Area Maker Faire, I’m sure you’ll echo my sentiments that it is a respectable spectacle filled with spectacular spectacles. With an emphasis on the experiments of tinkerers from around the globe, it’s a great way to get inspiration for new projects as we head into…

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Good Morning America! America Wakes Up to Etsy

Hi Everyone, We're glad you saw the segment on Good Morning America today! We were thrilled to work with Tory Johnson on this piece. It’s great to see Etsy members and Etsy as a whole promoted in the media, especially on national television. For our friends outside the U.S., and those who missed it, here…

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Vote for Etsy, Twice.

UPDATE: We won! You can check it out here, and see the complete results here. We are pleased and honored to be among the finalists in CNET’s 2009 Webware 100 Awards! These awards represent the people’s choice of the best Web 2.0 applications and services. This is the third incarnation of the Webware 100. Etsy…

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Shop Live with Rosie O’Donnell

This week’s Shop Live host is none other than Rosie O’Donnell! You may know her as a talented television host, comedian, actress, singer, and author, but she is also an avid crafter, as you can see from her Etsy shop. Rosie will be showing items from some of her favorite Etsy sellers, and the proceeds…

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Etsy Press Club: May 2008

UPDATE: We have decided to discontinue the Etsy Press Club. We can no longer keep up with all of the emails sent in and cannot give the proper attention to each of these wonderful stories.  The Press Club has become a victim of its own success, which is not such a bad thing. Etsy seedlings blossomed…

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Call For Entries: American Craft Council Show, San Francisco

The American Craft Council Show will be taking place in San Francisco from August 15-17, 2008. We just found out that they are currently accepting entries for the AltCraft section of the show. The deadline is soon, so I encourage everyone to get a move on! Here are the official details:   Due to the…

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Choose Good! Austin SXSW Party

Etsy is going to be kicking it with GOOD magazine and NRDC and in Austin tomorrow night.  Join us at the Hotel San Jose on Wednesday, March 12 from noon to 9pm. This is a free event, so all are welcome, but it won’t hurt to RSVP! Wednesday, March 12Noon to 9pm Hotel San Jose1316…

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Etsy Cooperative Advertising Pilot Program

UPDATE: The Etsy Cooperative Advertising Program is going strong!  See Cooperative Advertising posts to get info on the latest opportunities and details on how to participate. Many of you have asked if Etsy would ever sponsor cooperative national print advertising.  We have heard your requests, and we are excited about the idea.  In an effort…

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Maker Faire, Austin: The Round-Up

Chillionaire and I made it home in one piece, a little bit dusty, but very excited about all the amazing creations we saw and fabulous folks we met at the Maker Faire in Austin.  It was such a pleasure to see everyone’s eyes light up as they turned the corner and saw the Etsy booth,…

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College Tour Wrap Up

Last Friday night, Michelle and I returned to Etsy, exhausted but unscathed (minus one flat tire), having completed the first-ever Etsy College Tour. We had a great time, and we hope you did, too! It was great to see so many fresh faces, eager to be schooled in the joys of Etsy. We taught them…

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The College Tour Cometh

Good news, students! (…And alumni, staff and general passers-by.)  Etsy is coming to campus! That’s right, Michelle and yours truly will be embarking upon Etsy’s inaugural College Tour. We’re hitting the road in our trusty Etsy-wagon to educate the young minds of America about the virtues of a handmade lifestyle.  Also, we’ll be selling lots…

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