Tuesday, January 26, 2010

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Monday, January 25, 2010

Dude, this is sooo cool!

So, I mentioned below about the www.etsyhacks.com site and the tools that were created to make maintaining your shop easier..., well, I tried them out.  Specifically the Greasemonkey add ons.  Honestly, it was so easy even a Greasemonkey could do it and they are sooo awesome.  They are saving me a ton of time in updating my site.  Really, if you haven't, try them out. All you need to do is get the FireFox browser, an easy download. Then follow the steps on etsyhacks.com.  You won't believe how easy and cool this is.  DO IT, I TELL YOU, DO IT!

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Etsy Web Tools

There is a special group of people, who as a web designer I consider my guardian angels.  These people are Web Developers.  They are the ones that can figure out all the cody, scripty, geeky stuff that sends all of us right brainers running for the hills.  A very generous developer, the husband of an Etsian, has created a really neat blog with all kinds of "etsy apps" and info on tools to make our shops easier to update and maintain. It's called http://www.etsyhacks.com/ . I highly recommend you check it out.  I plan on implementing some of these tools and will report back on my experiences with them.  If you are familiar with this site and some of the tools mentioned, please do tell...

If you know of any other cool Etsy Apps, feel free to share.

Thursday, January 7, 2010

Happy New Year

Well here we are in 2010.  A lot has traspired since my site launch on March of 2009.  I've learned a lot, and made a bunch of new DList friends.  I'm happy and proud to say that that DList forum is up to 60 members.  (Thanks Christy - http://www.etsy.com/shop/HippieChickBoutique... you rock).   We've had DListers on the front page, in treasuries, and most of all really doing what they do best, helping each other and shining on. 

I'm taking this slow time, after the holidays to re-evalutate my shop, buy some nice gemstones and work on getting my shop to the point of regular sales. I had a lot of fun over the black friday-cyber monday week, but now it's time to get back to putting in time and effort to improve my shop. 

Happy New Year to you all and I wish you much success in the 2010 year!  And... as I've still not made it to the Etsy front page... I trudge on and hold my DList flag high.  Maybe this year will be the year!

So, what are your Etsy New Year resolutions?  hmmmm???