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Etsy Applauds Obama’s FCC Request On Open Internet

Etsy Applauds Obama’s FCC Request On Open Internet

By Chris Crum November 10, 2014

President Obama announced on Monday that he’s asking the FCC to reclassify the Internet under Title II of the Telecommunications Act, which would essentially render it a utility. “In plain English, I’m asking them to recognize that for most Americans, …

Etsy Wholesale Graduates From Beta Etsy Wholesale Graduates From Beta

Etsy Wholesale launched in beta over a year ago. Today, it has graduated out of it. As announced a few months ago, there’s a one-time joining fee of $100, and Etsy collects a 3.5% transaction fee for wholesale purchase orders. …

Etsy Makes Its Biggest Acquisition Yet Etsy Makes Its Biggest Acquisition Yet

Etsy has just announced the acquisition of A Little Market, a French company that serves as “an online destination for consumers in France looking for creative goods made by local artists and designers.” Sounds a lot like…yes, Etsy of course. …

Etsy Launches iPhone App Just For Sellers Etsy Launches iPhone App Just For Sellers

Etsy just announced the launch of a new iPhone app specifically for sellers called (appropriately) Sell on Etsy. An Android version will come later this year. “Etsy sellers are conducting more business from their mobile devices than ever before, and …

Etsy Announces Acquisition Of Grand St. Etsy Announces Acquisition Of Grand St.

Etsy announced on Wednesday that it is acquiring creative technology marketplace Grand St. Its team, including co-founders Amanda Peyton, Joe Lallouz, and Aaron Henshaw, will join the company. Grand St. gives makers of hardware products a place to list their …

Etsy Wholesale Gets Pricing For Public Access Etsy Wholesale Gets Pricing For Public Access

Etsy announced the pricing for Etsy Wholesale for when it launches publicly this summer. There will be a one-time joining fee of $100 for sellers, and the company will get a 3.5% transaction fee for wholesale purchase orders, the same …

Etsy Tries Out Custom Email Recommendations Etsy Tries Out Custom Email Recommendations

Etsy announced this week that it is making some changes to make the shopping experience better for customers, which will in turn positively affect sellers. Etsy’s Heather Burkman says one such change is through custom recommendations. She talks about a …

Etsy Starts Taking Translation Seriously Etsy Starts Taking Translation Seriously
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Update: If comments from Etsy users are any indication, Etsy is perhaps not taking translation as seriously as it ought to be (See comments at end of article). Etsy announced on Tuesday that it has added millions of local language …

Etsy Updates Its Tablet Apps For The Holidays Etsy Updates Its Tablet Apps For The Holidays

Etsy announced today that it has updated its apps for the iPad and Android tablets to make them more user-friendly in time for all the holiday shopping that will be coming its way. The apps come with a new look …

Etsy Brings DIY Tutorials To Whole Foods Market Etsy Brings DIY Tutorials To Whole Foods Market

Etsy and Whole Foods Market announced that they have formed a partnership, which will bring DIY craft tutorials from Etsy sellers to Whole Foods stores and its website. The partnership will extend throughout this year and all of next year. …

Etsy Sellers Get Some New Shipping Tools Etsy Sellers Get Some New Shipping Tools

Etsy is looking to make things easier on sellers as the holiday shopping season approaches. The company has announced some new shipping changes with “linked” shipping profiles, an improved bulk editor and tweaks to the shipping upgrades offered by its …

Etsy Launches Member Appeals Program Etsy Launches Member Appeals Program
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Etsy announced on Thursday that it has launched a new Member Appeals program, so that members whose account privileges have been suspended will be able to file an appeal and have their case reviewed. There’s a contact form on the …

Etsy Gift Cards Launch In New Currencies Etsy Gift Cards Launch In New Currencies

Etsy announced today that it is launching support for two new currencies with its gift cards: British pounds and euros. This obviously opens up the door for use in a lot more countries. Now, Etsy users in Austria, Belgium, Denmark, …

Etsy to Offer Phone Support for Urgent Matters Etsy to Offer Phone Support for Urgent Matters
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Last month, Etsy’s Jeff Shah took to the company forums to address poor response times for customer support. He announced that Etsy users would now be able to tag certain emails as “urgent,” which would move them to the front …

Etsy Has Made Some Big Changes To Seller Policies Etsy Has Made Some Big Changes To Seller Policies
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Popular online marketplace Etsy has introduced new guidelines for sellers addressing how items listed on the site can be made, who can take part in making them, and how they can be shipped. Like other popular online marketplaces, Etsy has …

You Can Now Follow 'Pages' On Etsy You Can Now Follow 'Pages' On Etsy

Etsy just announced the launch of a new curation platform aimed at improving the shopping experience for consumers who base their purchases on trusted voices. Essentially, you can now follow people’s pages on Etsy. “In the vast world of e-commerce, …

Etsy Is Changing The Way Reviews Work Etsy Is Changing The Way Reviews Work
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Back in April, Etsy launched a seller survey aimed at collecting feedback from its community that it would go on to use to make changes to the site’s feedback system. This week, the company announced those changes. In an effort …