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Etsy Statistics: August 2010 Weather Report

Yet another great summer for the Etsy community. Here are your monthly facts and figures from the Etsy marketplace.

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Announcing: Etsy Groups in Beta!

Excitement abounds as we prepare to launch Groups! This tool will enable community members to organize, interact and communicate on Etsy.

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Introducing Our New Captain of Social Media: Dave Brown

Set your status to awesome because Etsy’s social media is about to hit level rad.

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Introducing Etsy’s New Chief Operating Officer

Meet Adam Freed, Etsy’s new COO (and guardian of a half Standard poodle, half muppet dog).

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An Update on Things Happening Inside Etsy, Inc.

We’ve grown to 125 employees, including a new COO, and we recently raised a bit more money.

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Tech Update: Collect Sales Tax With the New Checkout

The new Checkout will now support collecting sales tax. (‘Cause I’m the taxman, yeahhh I’m the taxman…)

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Etsy Statistics: July 2010 Weather Report

Your monthly facts and figures from the Etsy marketplace.

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Tech Update: New Wider Shop Pages

Shop home pages are getting a fresh new look, as we make them wider to match the new wide home page, search results and category pages.

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Postcard From Europe #11: Etsy European Team Update

Meet the folks who are working to bring Etsy to Europe. See what we’re up to as work in Etsy’s Berlin office continues at an accelerated pace.

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Tech Update: Browse Etsy in Multiple Currencies

In a first step toward supporting global commerce on Etsy, you can now view item prices in Euros, British Pounds, Canadian Dollars and more.

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Etsy Update: The Latest From the Belly of the Beast

Hi all,  Here’s my much overdue update. I apologize for the radio silence. I’ve been focused on getting things done, rather than talking about getting things done. Introduction Everything we’re doing is for the sake of improving our service, and we all know there are myriad improvements to be made. To better describe what we’re…

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UK Edition: New UK Newsletter Sign-Up

Hear ye, hear ye, UK! I’m delighted to inform you that you can sign up for the brand new Etsy UK Newsletter below. Just what can you expect to receive in your inbox? Well, in these beginning stages you’ll be intermittently hearing from Matt and me about Etsy UK news, local events, and we’ll even…

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Etsy Statistics: June 2010 Weather Report

We’d like to share some information about the marketplace from the past month. As you check out the numbers, bear in mind that June was one day shorter than May, 2010. The stats: $22.1 million of goods were sold by our community in June, 3.5% lower than May’s $22.9 million. That represents 1,213,513 items sold…

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Postcard From Europe # 10: New International Forums and Berlin Art Opening

Update: the exhibition at Etsy’s Berlin office has been postponed. Stay tuned to the blog for an announcement of a new date. July 12, 2010Berlin, Germany Friends, We are home from a lil’ vacation in the United States (hi, Mom!), and could not be more excited to jump right back into things with both guns…

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Tech Update: More Wider Pages

UPDATE 7/8/10: The new wider category pages are now live to 100% of users. If you have any questions, feel free to post in this forum thread. UPDATE 6/30/10: We are now beginning to roll out the new wider category pages. Only a small percentage of users will see them to begin with, as we are…

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Etsy Director of Community and Education

Etsy years are like dog years — I started working at Etsy in January of 2007, but that feels something like, oh, maybe nine years ago. So much has happened while I’ve been here! I must say, the thing I’m most proud of in my career is launching and running the Etsy Blog. It’s been…

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Introducing Our New Editorial Director: Juliet Gorman

Hellloooo out there, Etsy! I’m Juliet, a.k.a. Julietgo, the new editorial director for the site. I’ll be taking over Vanessa‘s role as she transitions to her new role as director of community and education. You’ll hear more from her about this soon, as she’s looking forward to getting started.  A little about myself. I’m really…

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Survey Says: Take Etsy’s Survey for a Chance to Win an iPad and Handmade Case

Update: The lucky winners are Tracy, a.k.a. myharmonicagoldfish, Stannet, a.k.a. monyas, Karla a.k.a. karlawheelerdesign, Christine a.k.a. Lavengro and Sara from Canton, Ohio. We are very excited to launch our Etsy Survey today. We encourage everyone to take the survey, whether you’re a buyer, seller, or visitor who has yet to buy or sell. Our goal…

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Etsy Statistics: May 2010 Weather Report

May was another month of fresh growth for the Etsy community and marketplace. The Stats: $22.9 million of goods were sold by our community in May, 2.2% higher than April’s $22.4 million. That represents 1,258,023 items sold for the month, 1.3% higher than April’s 1,241,525. 1,895,943 new items were listed in the month, 2.9% higher…

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Postcard From Europe # 9: DMY in Berlin

June 10, 2010Berlin, Germany Dear friends, From June 9 – 13, Etsy is proud to be supporting and participating in the DMY International Design Festival in Berlin. Now in its eighth year, DMY focuses on inspirational and conceptual design, and features pioneering products and experimental prototypes by more than 400 designers from around the world….

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