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Etsy Investing in Google Product Listing Ads for Sellers

Google Product Search has moved towards a paid-only model, but fret not — we’ve got your back.

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Explore the Next Frontier

Interested in being a part of Etsy’s creative process? Try out our developers’ new ideas with Etsy Prototypes.

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Learning From Our Features

As we iterate and move forward, some features must be left behind.

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Keeping it relevant: Etsy switches default search to sort by relevancy

If you have searched on Etsy today, you may have noticed something different about your search results. Today we switched the default sort order to relevancy, while previously we had been displaying the most recent results. As we wrote about in the blog [1], forum [2] and discussed in an Online Lab [3] we’ve been…

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More relevant search results

Hi Everyone, With over 10 Million unique items listed on Etsy, searching is the fastest way to find what you are looking for. Right now, we recognize that search can be frustrating, and that sometimes your first search doesn’t always lead you to what you want, or expect. That’s why improving search quality, and evolving…

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Improved communication about Local Search

Moments ago, we updated the “Your Public Profile” page (http://www.etsy.com/your/profile) to better communicate to shop-owners if their shop is available in local search results. If you visit your profile page and your shop is not available in local search results, a yellow warning message appears above the location field encouraging you to update your location….

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Do you want to help make Etsy Search better?

From time to time, we conduct research studies about Etsy Search to evaluate potential upcoming changes. We invite people to participate based on their fit for a given study. All studies are paid. If you are interested in participating, sign up now: http://etsy.me/searchstudy Comments or questions? Please post them in this thread: http://www.etsy.com/teams/7718/site-help/discuss/8527635/ Thanks,Frank &…

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Making Search better though experiments

Etsy’s mission is to enable people to make a living by making things, and to connect makers with buyers. With 8.9 million listed items, search plays an important role in realizing this goal. That being said, search needs to improve. You’ve told us as much in the forums and with your clicks. In order to…

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Recent changes and improvements in Relevancy

Recently, we made a change to our relevancy algorithm to show buyers more of what they are looking for when searching. In doing so, more of a premium was placed on the fit of the item to the query and less on the time it was listed, thus certain search results for popular queries have…

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