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Etsy Teams Digest: What a Wonderful Year

It’s been a magnificently busy and amazingly productive year for the Etsy Teams, so we thought one more Teams digest was in order.  For more information on Etsy Teams and to learn how to join, please visit http://team.etsy.com.  Here’s the latest on what some Teams were up to for the Holiday season and into the…

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Seller Help in the Virtual Labs: Help your buyers shop local!

Join us Wednesday, December 19th in the Virtual Labs, specifically the "marketing" room at 1pm Eastern sharp for the next online Labs workshop!!!  We will be talking all about how to market your shop to buyers that are looking to shop locally…especially those last minute shoppers that are scrambling for the holidays. Don’t foget to…

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Etsy Labs Shop Critique: Week 10

Each week the Etsy Labs critiques one or two brave sellers and gives them tips and tricks to enhance their shop. This week we’ll be holding our critique Friday at 1PM EDT in the shop setup room of the Virtual Labs.  Adventuresofjr asked for help and we’re going to give it to her! If you’d…

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Seller Help in the Virtual Labs: Gift Certificates!

Join us Wednesday, December 12th in the Virtual Labs, specifically the "photo lab" room at 1pm Eastern sharp for the next online Labs workshop!!!  We will be talking all about how to offer gift certificates in your Etsy shop, including how to list them, what you need to send your buyer, and some great ideas…

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Etsy Teams Rock the Holidays Part 2: Global Teams!

As promised, Part 2: Global Teams! From Team challenges to Team gift guides to member swaps, global Etsy Teams are rocking the handmade holidays in true style with events and activities around the globe. Here, again, is a small sampling of what some of the Global Teams are up to. Some of these events have…

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Etsy Teams Rock the Holidays Part 1: Local Teams

This week, I have been collecting evidence of Etsy Team activities this holiday season. Etsy Teams are spreading the news about buying handmade in full force, with a variety of events and activities, from huge craft fairs to small, intimate gatherings to swap cupcakes or handmade presents. Here is just a small sampling of what…

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Etsy Labs shop critique: Week 9 with OpheliaFelt

Each week the Etsy Labs critiques one or two brave sellers and gives them tips and tricks to enhance their shop. This week we’ll be holding our critique Friday at 1PM EDT in the shop setup room of the Virtual Labs.  OpheliaFelt asked for help and we’re going to give it to her! If you’d…

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Online Video tutorial Friday: Stash Book making

Got something you wanna stash?  Need a great hiding place for your holiday spirits or secret wad of cash?  Well we have come to your rescue once again and are pleased to offer you all an online webcam tutorial with Kristen Yount of Urbana.etsy.com all about how to make your very own stash book!  Fool…

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Etsy Pops Up in Soho This Weekend

GOOD Magazine has organized a collaborative pop-up community center and gallery store by Openhouse, enabled by the Windows IM Initiative. Located in Nolita, the heart of downtown Manhattan, the event takes place at the Openhouse Gallery, located at 201 Mulberry Street. The space will be open to the public daily from 11am to 6pm December…

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Plush You: The Trunk Show (and Book Signing!) You Won’t Want to Miss!

This Sunday, December 9th, the Etsy Labs is excited to bring you Kristen Rask: artist, crafter and store/gallery owner. Her resume also includes the super cute book Plush You: Lovable Misfit Toys To Sew and Stuff.  Released in October of 2007, Plush You features the works of 90 plush artists from around the world, and…

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Seller Help in the Virtual Labs: Photograph Your Way to The Top!

Join us Wednesday the 5th in the Virtual Labs, specifically the "photo lab" room at 1pm Eastern sharp for the next online Labs workshop!!!  We will be talking all about your product photos and just how to take the types of photos that we look for when choosing items to feature in the Gift Guides…

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Shop Critique Round-up: Woolies

Each week, Etsy Labs selects one or two sellers who volunteer to have their shop critiqued. Etsy Labs Shop Critique workshops are: Fridays at 1PM EDT (NYC time). If you’d like to volunteer to be critiqued, please add your name on this thread. In honor of November being Fiber Month at Etsy, wonderful fiber artist,…

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No Coast Craft-o-rama: No Coast, Just Craft

There are many, many holiday craft fairs happening this season, which shows the strength and vibrancy of the indie arts and crafts movement. It’s going strong. While the Storque cannot give the deserved individual attention to each show and the Etsians involved, we wanted to give a taste of one and use it as an…

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Etsy Labs Shop Critique: Week 8

Each week the Etsy Labs critiques one or two brave sellers and gives them tips and tricks to enhance their shop. This week we’ll be holding our critique Friday at 1PM EDT in the shop setup room of the Virtual Labs.  CraftsByKatie asked for help and we’re going to give it to her! If you’d…

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Find Your Local Holiday Craft Fair!

Shopping on Etsy is such a satisfying antidote to trudging through the crowds at the big box stores and shopping malls, isn’t it? There’s only one thing that compares: and that’s seeing the handmade goodies in person, and meeting their makers! Etsy Labs will be sponsoring the Bust Craftacular here in Brooklyn. See our post…

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Get BUSTED in New York City This December 8th

We are proud to be a sponsor of the third annual Bust Craftacular, taking place at the Metropolitan Pavilion in New York City on December 8th, 2007. The vendors have just been announced, and from the looks of things, it is going to be a massive Etsy reunion! BUST is also so excited to announce…

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Wednesday workshop: make a holiday stocking with fernfiddlehead!

Join us Wednesday, November 28th in the Virtual Labs, specifically the "sewing room" room, at 4:30pm Eastern sharp for the next Labs Online Workshop! Cathy of fernfiddlehead has graciously volunteered to host an online video tutorial with webcam demonstrating how to make your very own holiday stockings by following a super simple pattern similar to…

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Seller Help in the Virtual Labs: Shipping right for the Holidays!

Join us Tuesday the 20th in the Virtual Labs, specifically the "marketing room" room at 1pm Eastern sharp for the next online Labs workshop!!!  We will be talking all about your different shipping options for the holidays!  Did you know the post office will come pick up your packages and that an item can be…

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EtsyFAST “Find the Flyer” Contest: Win Tons of Fiber Goodness!

UPDATE: You can join the EtsyFAST team and the Labs event via the Virtual Labs’ Treehouse this evening at 6pm Eastern. Lazycat will be hosting online. In honor of the EtsyFAST team joining us this Friday for their fiber-filled trunk show at the Labs, they have come up with an awesome contest for the entire…

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Handmade Music Night- Thursday 11/15 8:00pm

Handmade Music Night is back! The semi-regular evening of DIY musical oddities brought to you by Etsy,  Create Digital Music, and Make Magazine, will mercilessly descend upon yet another peaceful Brooklyn evening. Expect an informal, free party + show and tell + science fair featuring self-made electronic musical projects. Already confirmed for the lineup: The…

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