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Community Council Summary: June 2010

Hello, Etsy community! As the Community Council worked through its sixth and final month, those members participating in discussions shared their thoughts on recent changes to the site and welcomed our new Director of Community, Etsy’s own Vanessa, into the conversation. First among topics discussed was a subject that had come up in prior months:…

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Community Council Summary: May 2010

Hello, Etsy community! With May’s meeting in the books, let’s talk about what the Community Council has been up to this month! Etsy’s taxonomist, Amy, has been working with the Council to obtain feedback on some of the Category work she’s been doing. She solicited ideas from the Community Council on the proposed Category changes…

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Community Council Summary: April 2010

Hello, Etsy community! April provided a cooling-off period to contrast with the very busy March that the Community Council had, and so for this month there are just a couple of items to cover. Vanessa gave the Council a first look at our blog article highlighting the work of MICA students redesigning portions of our…

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Community Council Summary: March 2010

Hello, Etsy community! March has been a busy month for the Community Council, with the month’s activities nearly overshadowing the monthly meeting! Danielle heard feedback from the Council on the current format and content of Etsy Success newsletters; the Council universally appreciated the content in Etsy Success emails, though several members acknowledged that life would…

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Community Council Summary: January 2010

The first meeting of the second seller Community Council is in the books, and it has been and is a learning experience for all of us. More than anything else, this first month and meeting has been devoted to orientation and assessment. Members of the Council have had a chance to introduce themselves to one…

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Second Community Council Announced

I’m very excited to share with you that over nine hundred people applied to the second seller Community Council. That’s in addition to the more than one thousand who applied to the first Council! Everyone who applied then and now was considered, and once again we hid usernames and selected artists representing a cross-section of the…