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By Chris Dawson November 5, 2019 - 8:00 am

Etsy Holiday Hotline opens Tuesday 12-3pm EST

For the first time, An Etsy Holiday Hotline opens today, Tuesday the 5th of November, to take the guess work out of gift giving. Not sure what to get your mum, girlfriend, dad, boyfriend, children or even your bestest friend? Give Etsy a call and

Etsy marketplace sees 22% sales growth in Q3

Etsy have released their Q3 earnings and if you are an Etsy marketplace seller then from your perspective it's a cracking set of results. Consolidated GMS reached $1.2 billion (up over 30% y-o-y) and excluding Reverb, the music marketplace Etsy recently acquired, standalone’s GMS

Etsy messages to support customer-merchant relationships

Etsy have introduced Etsy messages, a new feature aimed at supporting the customer-seller relationships, designed to help 'Etsies' compose personalised responses that could lead to more sales and loyal shoppers. A personal touch can have a significant impact on building trust with buyers. Whether it’s a

Etsy shop stats are getting a new look

Etsy have announced the updated version of Etsy shop stats with an easier-to-navigate design to help merchants find the most important information at the top in an effort to help them accelerate growth path strategies ahead of the peak season. "We hope the new shop stats

Etsy join BlackRock to help sellers build a ‘savings cushion’

Etsy have announced a partnership with an emergency saving service, BlackRock in an effort to understand Etsies financial changes, helping them build a saving cushion with the support of a goals-based financial app. The solution will debut in "early 2020" in the US through Etsy's

Etsy invite sellers to woo shoppers with a Halloween sale

Etsy are encouraging sellers to take advantage of the All Saints' Day celebration by running a Halloween sale in an effort to help merchants woo shoppers who will be fleeing to the marketplace to shop for spooky items. The artisan marketplace have announced a scheduled Halloween

Etsy Design Awards Winner bags Grand Prize of $15,000

London-based designer Sian Zeng’s interactive magnetic wallpaper secured the Grand Prize title and $15,000 prize. Combining hand-drawn illustrations and ingenious magnetic lining, the best-selling dinosaur print impressed the international judging panel during Etsy Design Awards with its sophistication and playfulness. This May saw Etsy announcing the

Etsy Community Space sees new updates to delight sellers

Etsy have announced the latest updates to the Etsy Community Space in their efforts to unite Etsies in a single space where they can share the common concerns or opportunities with merchants trading on the marketplace. Etsy say the move is "based on feedback from sellers

Etsy Free Shipping only on 1st page of search results

Etsy has sent a letter to their US sellers informing them that 83% of all sales on Etsy come from the 1st page of search results and that Etsy Free Shipping is going to dominate the page. If you are charging shipping on top of