09 February 2008
Do you love Etsy too?
I'm sitting here trying to think back to how I got introduced to Etsy in the first place. I'm sure it was Alisa-- my fashion-forward, has a bit of knowledge about most subjects and a lot of knowledge about others-- sister who introduces me to most new things, but I can't even remember what that conversation was like.
Actually, now I do remember. Someone posted something on the gdiapers forum about how Etsy was a good option for a SAHM looking to earn a small income with her craftiness. This sparked my initial interest, and it has only just grown from there. Here's where Alisa came in-- I looked for approval (as I often do) about the credibility and "coolness" factor, if you will, of Etsy, and she came back with rave reviews. That was all I needed to take the plunge and set up shop.
Well, Etsy, you have met and exceeded all my expectations and have lived up to the rave reviews. Of course there are some glitches here and there--they're a newborn company!--but the fees are low, the image hosting is priceless and they're just going to keep getting better.
My favorite thing has to be how fellow Etsyians (Etsyites?) are so willing to share their knowledge with each other. I have learned to be a better photographer, a better seamstress and a better marketer all from tutorials, storque articles, and other forums in which these Etsyians have unselfishly shared their expertise to help us newbies.
So, here I am, back to my first question--Do you love Etsy too? How did you discover Etsy? Post a comment and tell us all!
Can't wait to read them.
Oh, and check back soon for another post where I confess that I am also addicted to Etsy. . .