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Etsy is a marketplace for hand made and craft goods
By Dan Wilson March 19, 2018 - 5:52 pm

Etsy Spring sale start 22nd March

Marketplace Etsy is giving merchants the opportunity to promote their goods for sale over the next few weeks with the Etsy spring sale. You can find out more here at the official announcement. All sellers are eligible for the week-long event if they offer discounts on

There’s a new deal between Etsy and Square for card readers

Marketplace Etsy and Square, have struck a new deal when it comes to merchants taking payments in real life with a card reader. Previously, Etsy merchants could use a branded reader but now they will need to transition to a service administered by payments service Square.

Etsy in the firing line over sick humour greetings cards

Etsy made the national press for all the wrong reasons over distasteful Mothering Sunday and Birthday cards this week. There is undoubtedly a market for sick humour greetings cards, but should it be on marketplaces? The cards spotted on Etsy mocked kidnapped schoolgirl Shannon Matthews and

Etsy CEO Josh Silverman is inviting your questions

Etsy execs, headed up by CEO Josh Silverman, are interested in what you have to say. And you can pitch a poser for a video response on this thread here. In March, we will share our next quarterly video update from Etsy CEO Josh Silverman and

The first Etsy $1 billion quarter: 2017 ended on a high

When the quirky and vintage marketplace reported its financial results last week, they revealed that the last three months of 2017 were the first ever Etsy $1 billion quarter. During that period they saw, and this means sellers saw (because Etsy doesn't sell its own

Etsy Studio and Etsy Manufacturing to close this year

Craft and vintage marketplace Etsy has announced it will be closing its Etsy Studio and Etsy Manufacturing functions in 2018. In an announcement, they said they are reevaluating the business as part of ongoing process with the aim of being more efficient and effective. In the

Etsy accidentally revealed tax details of 1500 sellers in privacy breach

Vintage and craft marketplace Etsy has said that the US tax details of 1500 sellers were made public in a data breach. This wasn't a case of a hack or computer attack but rather an incident of human error. The error happened on January 30th 2018

Keep up to date with Etsy marketplace feature tests

As the Etsy marketplace progresses through its period of development and reinvention, it is pleasing to report that they are keen to keep sellers informed about things they are testing. It certainly makes it distinct from eBay and Amazon. Radical transparency in action. Etsy has a

Etsy urges sellers to share the love on Instagram on February 8th

Etsy is crowdsourcing help from their sellers for a promotional push on social sharing site Instagram. You can find out more details, and information about the prizes here. As they say: "This February, we’re feeling the love. Show the world how much you love your shop

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