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I had never heard of Etsy until one day I coincidentally came across it through Pinterest.  I found it to be a really cool site with unique and amazing items.  Only a few short months after finding Etsy I decided to use it to sell my Cake Toppers.  I knew so little about how Etsy worked.  Although I had joined teams I wasn’t familiar with the acronyms, how to participate, how often to post new items or how else to help promote my shop.  When joining teams I had to read and agree to team rules, much of which included terminally I was not familiar with or understood how it related to my Etsy shop.  For one team I had to agree to not create new threads… threads? What is a thread?  Once part of the team, games would ask me to post a search link.  What is a search link?  How do I get that?  Fortunately I figured it out but I wish I had known or had some guidance.  It’s for this reason I’ve come up with some helpful tips and definitions to aid you in your new venture. Definitions / Acronyms                Threads – Team Discussions/Games.  Usually generated by the Team Captain or Team Leaders.                 Fave – To Favor, Favorite, Heart, Like an item or shop                Heart – To Favor, Favorite, Fave, Like an item or shop                Unheart – To click on the Like/Heart until the red heart is white again with the intention of clicking it again…

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I FINALLY DID IT!! I’ve launched my very own blog!  After months of debating if I should or should not start my own blog, I decided to stop wasting time and just do it.I wish I could tell you that I sat down one day and wrote down all the pros and cons, evaluated the cost benefit and networked with an awesome team that has my back…. but that is not the case.  I’m here solo, learning as I go and ready to share the experience with you.Launching my own blog has been on my mind for a while, but I’ve been avoiding it.  I felt that starting a blog would only take away time and focus from my shop; however almost every article I read with advice on how to increase sales and have Etsy success highly recommends having you own blog.  So how else to see if all the advice is true but to take the plunge and begin to blog.Welcome to all of you joining me and Thank You!  For those of you who are not familiar with who I am or what I do; from 8-5 I am an Engineer for the Quality Department of a global medical company.  I’ve been with the company for over 10 years.  Although I have a degree in Accounting, I love learning and growing.  Through the years I managed to work my way from Accounting to R&D and finally Quality…

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