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Etsy is a marketplace for hand made and craft goods
By Chris Dawson August 6, 2020 - 10:05 am

Etsy grows active buyers by 18.7 million (41%) in Q2

Etsy have released their earnings for Q2 2020 and the stand out metric is their active buyers. Etsy saw an influx of 18.7 million new buyers and reactivated buyers (those who haven’t purchased in a year or more) boosting their total active buyers to 60.3

Etsy Payments adds 7 new countries

Etsy Payments enables buyers to pay how they want, including Apple Pay, Google Pay, PayPal, Etsy Gift Cards and of course all major credit card networks. Sales made through Etsy Payments are eligible for Etsy’s Seller Protection Policy, meaning Etsy can better support sellers should

New beta Etsy augmented reality experience for iOS

There's a brand new beta version of an Etsy augmented reality experience to play with in the iOS app. It lets Etsy buyers view items like photography, paintings, and prints as if they were hanging in their own homes. Since the start of the COVID-19

Etsy will Donate $1 Million Toward Justice Reform and Black-Led Institutions

Etsy have made their focus on justice, freedom and reform clear by announcing that they Stand in Solidarity #BlackLivesMatter Suffering and injustice has once again been highlighted within our societies. Etsy is standing in solidarity with their employees and communities who are voicing their anguish,

Top UK Marketplaces Rankings Tracker – May 2020

We are tracking UK marketplaces over a whole year to compare performance between the different venues you sell on. As we track the runners and riders we expected all marketplaces to see a boost in traffic from the Christmas period compared to three months ago.

Coronavirus lockdown pivot from workshops to Etsy selling

The UK lockdown has been devastating for many businesses which reply on in person events or transactions as activities instantly came to a halt. That's what happened to Lyndsey Harvey, who started her own Blooms By Lyndsey business seven years ago, delivering craft workshops from

Etsy share price rescued by face masks

Yesterday at the Government Coronavirus briefing, Prime Minister Boris Johnson pledged he would lay out his plan for exiting the lock down next week. One interesting snippet was that to encourage people back to work, face masks may become advised - not because they'll protect

New Etsy ad campaign highlights independent makers and curators

There is a new Etsy ad campaign highlighting the heart of Etsy - their independent makers and curators. The Etsy ad campaign features 14 Etsy sellers and it's being airing everywhere, on global streaming platforms, social media, and across 25 TV networks in the United States.

Alternative Marketplace Affiliate Rates for Amazon affiliates

With the news that Amazon affiliate rates have been slashed by as much as 80% with most categories dropping from a 10% commission rate to just 3%, where can businesses that relied on affiliate revenue turn to in the marketplace world? The good news at the

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