Etsy Down?



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Wondering what is going on with Etsy when the site goes down? Here’s how you find out:

Etsy Status:

WordPress Site and Twitter

"Eye" Q Test–What's Your Color IQ?



Go To Great Panes, Kathryn Maloney ©2012

Time for a little fun! How about a ‘color IQ test’? Move the color swatches into proper order:

http://xritephoto.com/ph_toolframe.aspx?action=coloriq

What’s your score? I got a 16–next time I’m going to brighten my monitor and see if I can do better. 🙂

Blog update: I recently updated the “Figuring Out Your Secondary Shipping Rates” post with details of how to account for the bump to Priority mail that shipping multiple items in the same package can trigger:

“Ship with another item” demystified:
Getting accurate secondary shipping rates doesn’t have to be difficult.

Etsy Shipping for Etsy Direct Checkout


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If you’ve been frustrated by not having the easy Paypal shipping link* for your Direct Checkout orders, and have resorted to paying for a label service or copying & pasting the address into the blank shipping label form on Paypal/using the multi-label tool** you might be pleased to learn that US sellers who use Direct Checkout can ship domestic orders through Etsy now–after joining the Shipping Improvements Team:

Purchase & Print USPS Shipping Labels on Etsy

*Don’t have the shipping label link on your Paypal account overview page next to each Paypal transaction? Click here for how to get it to show:

Shipping Through Paypal

**Don’t know how to print Paypal labels without a Paypal transaction? See here for two different ways:

Shipping Through Paypal Without a Transaction

Shipping Update & a Feature for Our Shop

I hope everyone is enjoying their weekend! Just a little news here…

I just updated our Shipping page to include more of the relevant posts I’ve put up over the past few months–you can use the gold link in right side bar of every blog page to get to it.

To go with the fresh Shipping page, I’ve also started a new thread on Etsy for discussion if you need more help:

US Sellers: Shipping Basics–domestic & international shipping help

and lastly, I’m pleased to share that we’ve just been featured on the Etsy Handmade Team‘s new blog! We’re in this week’s

Friday Finds

Thanks to our team leaders for all the hard work & the site looks beautiful!