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Facebook Likes number discrepancy

Hi everyone! There seems to be a temporary issue with Facebook that is showing an incorrect number of FB Likes that your shop has. You can manually fix this now by entering your shop URL here and clicking "Lint": http://developers.facebook.com/tools/lint eg. http://www.etsy.com/shop/YourShopName We are sorry for the inconvenience- thanks for your patience, everyone!

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New Convo and Circle Notification Emails

Hey there, Today we are launching new versions of our Convo Notification and Circle Notification emails. Which emails are these? As you might have guessed, they are the emails you receive when someone sends you a Conversation or when someone adds you to their Circle. We are replacing the old text versions of these emails…

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Set a Region Filter to view content and items near and far

The expansion of our creative community has made Etsy a wonderfully large and diverse place where you can find over 9 million items in our marketplace from all over the world. On Etsy, you can connect and exchange with people whether they're halfway around the globe or in your own backyard. And to make this…

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Meet your fellow favoriters

Discover people who like the kind of things you like, so you can find more things you like.

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Accept Payments via Bank Transfer (German sellers only for now)

Hi everyone, We know bank transfers (also known as "direct debit" in some countries) are a common form of payment in many parts of the world. So, we're happy to announce that we are introducing it as a payment method for your shops in addition to PayPal, checks, and money orders. We've rolled this out…

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Etsy Treasury: now better, stronger, faster

Hi all, Etsy's Treasury, our member-curated shopping gallery, is now faster than ever with a whole new backend, and a few new features were just rolled out. 1. Add Treasury lists to your favorites! Look for the new Favorite button on Treasury lists. Save lists you like to your favorites, and revisit them later. When…

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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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Lady Gaga and Etsy: A Handmade Partnership for Charity

Hi Everyone! Etsy is thrilled to partner with pop singer-songwriter Lady Gaga to raise money for the VH1 Save the Music Foundation. The partnership is intended to foster self expression and independent creativity by directly supporting artists in the Etsy community, and through donations to organizations that restore instrumental music education programs in schools. Lady…

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Improved Shop Payment Methods screen

Hi everyone, We've made some improvements to the Payment Methods form in Your Account > Shipping & Payments > Payment Methods. It's now more clear what pieces of information are required for each payment type, whether it's your email address for PayPal or your mailing address for checks and money orders. This is now available…

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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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Hi from Farai (Voice Team)

Hi folks: I'm Farai Chideya, the newly hired VP of Voice. If you get a chance to click on over, here's some more info on who I am, why I'm excited to be here, and what our team is up to. http://www.etsy.com/storque/article/12756/ Many thanks,Farai * * * * * Welcome! * * * * *…

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More Improvements to Conversations

Hi everyone, Today we're starting to release a set of updates to Conversations. We think you're really going to enjoy them. Talking to other members is an essential part of the Etsy experience, and we're working hard to make Conversations faster and easier. Here are the highlights of what we've changed: * The Conversations page…

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Hello Shop Search, Goodbye Shop Local

Hi all, After hearing all of your feedback when we launched People Search, we went back to the drawing board and took a good look at People Search vs. Shop Search. Today, we're happy to say that we're starting to roll out a new and improved version of Shop Search that will not only allow…

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Coming Soon: New Listing Process

Hi shop owners, I'm thrilled to announce we just started to release a new version of the listing process to a small percentage of members. The new version is a complete overhaul designed to speed up the process and lay the foundation for future improvements. Our primary goal for the listing process is to collect…

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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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New Home for Seller Education

Looking for tips and inspiration for how to run your business? We want to make it easier for you to find the posts you want. So we've revamped the Sell page (which you can find at the very top left of every page on Etsy), and you'll now see a shortcut to all the Seller…

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New help center and support tools

Hi everyone, From the very beginning when Rob Kalin would answer support emails himself, Etsy has been committed to helping and supporting our members. Our community has grown substantially since the early days and while Rob continues to answer your emails and jump into the Forums on a daily basis, we've built an entire Admin…

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Checkout Improvements

Hi all, We just started to roll out improvements to Checkout to a small percentage of visitors. Most of the changes are behind the scenes, but you'll notice a few changes. When you're not signed in and click the checkout button, you can now sign in or register right on the page using an overlay….

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Inline favoriting

Earlier today we rolled out a lightweight featurette that makes it easier to favorite items, by showing a little "heart" button that appears when you hover over a listing card. You can now favorite an item with one click, without needing to visit the listing page. You can also unfavorite by clicking a second time….

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New image quality improvements

Hi everyone, The only visual way to show off your items on Etsy is through images and, starting today, we're going to help make them a little bit better. We've been listening to feedback on how we handle your images and have built a new system for processing, resizing, and storing the image files that…

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