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Etsy Hits 30 Million Members, Plans To Give Businesses More Tools Etsy Hits 30 Million Members, Plans To Give Businesses More Tools
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Etsy announced on Wednesday that it reached its 30 million member milestone this week (which is interesting considering they were just talking about having over 25 million on Tuesday). CEO Chad Dickerson took to the company blog to reflect on …

Etsy Greatly Expands Its Direct Checkout Feature Etsy Greatly Expands Its Direct Checkout Feature

Etsy announced on Tuesday that it is expanding its Direct Checkout feature into nine new currencies and fifteen new markets. A spokesperson for the company tells WebProNews, “With 25+ million members in 200 countries, it is a top priority for …

Etsy Bans Items Made From These Animals Etsy Bans Items Made From These Animals
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Etsy updated its Prohibited Items policy this week to ban the listing of items made from certain animals, such as those designated as threatened or endangered. This includes (but is not limited to) fur, pelts, ivory, teeth, bones and taxidermied …

Hummingbird Feeders You Can Make If You’re A Drinker

Word is that a lot of people are currently looking for Hummingbird feeders. ‘Tis the season. According to Yahoo search data, queries for “hummingbird feeders” have spiked over 400% on Yahoo this week. Searches for bird feeders in general have …

Pinterest Adds Relevant Info To Pins, Gives ‘Pin It’ Button To Mobile Apps Pinterest Adds Relevant Info To Pins, Gives ‘Pin It’ Button To Mobile Apps

Pinterest has introduced what it refers to as “more useful pins”. Essentially, they’re adding relevant information to certain types of pins so people can take action on the pins that they like. For example, if you see some cookies that …

Etsy Launches Etsy Wholesale In Beta, New Digital Goods Delivery Process Etsy Launches Etsy Wholesale In Beta, New Digital Goods Delivery Process

Etsy announced that the launch of Etsy Wholesale beta. The previously announced product is now live. “For the past few months, we’ve been doing in-person usability tests, building the site features of what we hope will be the ultimate place …

Bonanza Just Registered Its Millionth User Bonanza Just Registered Its Millionth User

Online marketplace Bonanza announced today that it celebrated its one millionth registered user this week. To celebrate, sellers organized a give-away contest to promote their stores, with over a hudred sellers offering gifts for the one millionth member. The company, …

Demand Media: Etsy And Pinterest Will Feed Interest In Creativebug Demand Media: Etsy And Pinterest Will Feed Interest In Creativebug

As previously reported, Demand Media announced today that it has acquired arts and crafts e-learning site Creativebug as part of its push to expand into paid content offerings. During a recent earnings call, the company expressed such an initiative, leading …

And Here Are Etsy’s Stats For February And Here Are Etsy’s Stats For February

On Friday, Etsy released its “weather report” for January, showing that it had 1.67 billion page views on its site in January, compared to 1.53 billion page views in December. The site also saw $97.6 million worth of goods sold …

Etsy Had Even More Page Views In January Than In December Etsy Had Even More Page Views In January Than In December

Etsy had more page views in January that it did in December, which is pretty impressive, considering the December holiday rush. The company put out its “weather report” for January on Friday (better late than never), revealing that Etsy had …

Etsy Redesigns Activity Feed Etsy Redesigns Activity Feed
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Etsy announced today that is has redesigned the Activity Feed with what it calls “improvements in function and design”. It will be interesting to see if users agree with that sentiment. The site has put greater emphasis on items, shops, …

Etsy Launches New Kinds Of Coupon Codes Etsy Launches New Kinds Of Coupon Codes
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Etsy announced today that it is launching some new kinds of coupon codes. Merchants will now be able to offer fixed discounts on items and set price minimums for coupons. You could offer, for example, $10 off when the customer …

Etsy Had A Really Good Year In 2012 Etsy Had A Really Good Year In 2012

2012 was a good year for Etsy, to say the least. CEO Chad Dickerson took to the company blog this morning to share some stats about the year as Etsy’s growth continues to accelerate. “Growth of highly-personal shopping categories like …

Etsy Announces Acquisition Of Mixel Etsy Announces Acquisition Of Mixel

Etsy announced today that it has acquired Mixel to have its team work on the Etsy mobile experience. Mixel users can breathe a sigh of relief, however, as the company will keep the Mixel product up and running. Users can …

Here’s What Etsy Looks Like As An Actual Store Here’s What Etsy Looks Like As An Actual Store
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Last month, Etsy launched a pop-up shopping in experience in New York City, in the form of the Etsy Holiday Shop. Many Etsy users have no doubt fantasized about a physical location they could go to and browse Etsy merchandise, …

Etsy Saw Nearly 1.5 Million New Members & 1.53 Billion Page Views In December Etsy Saw Nearly 1.5 Million New Members & 1.53 Billion Page Views In December

Etsy put out its December 2012 weather report today (a blog post listing various company stats), and revealed, among other things, that it saw 1,441,833 new members join the Etsy community during the month. That’s an increase of 314,922 (27.9%) …

Etsy Launches In Spanish With Help From Former Craigslist/Yahoo Engineer Etsy Launches In Spanish With Help From Former Craigslist/Yahoo Engineer
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Etsy announced today that the site is launching in Spanish, which has been a long time coming from the sound of it. The company says it has had a high number of sellers who opened their shops from Spanish-speaking countries, …

Etsy May Have Some Competition On Its Hands Etsy May Have Some Competition On Its Hands
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Etsy has been growing steadily, and launching features and apps that should only help that growth continue. In November, the company announced that it surpassed 20 million members, and blew the previous year’s sales out of the water. If Kitsy …

Etsy Updates iPad App With Seller Tools, New Languages Etsy Updates iPad App With Seller Tools, New Languages

Etsy launched its iPad app a few weeks ago, and today, the company has launched an update with a few new bells and whistles. These include more holiday shopping options and the full suite of mobile seller tools. “Mobile shoppers …

Etsy Finally Launches An Android App Etsy Finally Launches An Android App
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Etsy announced that it has launched an Android app, finally. This comes less than a week after the company launched its iPad app (the iPhone app has been out for quite some time). “Beyond iPhone and iPad users, nearly a …

Etsy iPad App Is Now A Reality Etsy iPad App Is Now A Reality
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Etsy announced the launch of a new iPad app today. It’s been available for iPhone, but now there’s an iOS version that caters to Apple’s enormously popular set of tablets. Etsy’s iPhone app has been downloaded 3.5 million times, since …