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Thu Nov 27, 2014 11:11 AM    Forum: Polish Photographer Shares Her Passion for Pooches with Extraordinary Puppy Portraiture

These are quite amazing for dog photos.  Read more...

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Polish Photographer Shares Her Passion for Pooches with Extraordinary Puppy Portraiture
Alicja Zmyslowska is a Polish photographer with a passion and a gift for capturing puppies... lots and lots of puppies...
SarahMars

Thu Nov 27, 2014 10:54 AM    Forum: 38 DIY Gifts People Actually Want

It takes a while to make gifts. Is anyone making their own Xmas gifts this year or mostly buying?  Read more...

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38 DIY Gifts People Actually Want
Basically the opposites of fruit cake. ..
dragonkaty

Mon Nov 24, 2014 09:19 PM    Forum: November Newsletters

FYI: The Shiny, sparkly gifts newsletter has been pushed back to December 3rd. All that glitters isn't gold... what shiny, sparkly gifts does iCraft offer? Focus on jewelry, but if you have other flashy products, please make sure they are up...  Read more...
dragonkaty

Mon Nov 24, 2014 05:11 PM    Forum: November Newsletters

Hi Linda: I have one of your new pieces in this newsletter (Christmas), and will definitely have in next one (sparkly gifts).  Read more...
PamJHB

Sun Nov 23, 2014 05:07 PM    Forum: Should I switch from Etsy

Thanks so much for your reply, and for your honesty. I think that Etsy has as well reached the stage where you have to drive traffic to the site, rather than relying upon traffic from the site -- the realistic chances of placing in the first two...  Read more...

Sun Nov 23, 2014 02:47 PM    Forum: Should I switch from Etsy

Here's my honest review. I would classify myself as a hobbyist seller. In equal time on Etsy and iCraft, I have: - 61 sales on Etsy - 38 sales on iCraft -- however, iCraft got me some custom orders, completed outside of the site, so my sales...  Read more...
PamJHB

Sat Nov 22, 2014 08:50 PM    Forum: Should I switch from Etsy

I'm thinking of switching from Etsy, because of the flood of offshore manufactured items now that the rules have changed. I am considering Icraft, but can't find any information on its customer base, sales figures, etc. For those of...  Read more...

Fri Nov 21, 2014 05:15 PM    Forum: holiday fairs

Congrats! That is an EXCELLENT way to bring awareness of your online shop. It could take a couple seasons to catch on though, so keep patient. I wish I was brave enough (and organized enough!) to try a craft fair. I thought about maybe doing a...  Read more...

Fri Nov 21, 2014 05:11 PM    Forum: Title: getting feedback.

Hi Andrea, Sorry you've been waiting for feedback. These forums are not as actively participated in as others. I usually watch but I don't always comment and I'm sure I'm not alone on that! You have only 5 posts at this point...  Read more...

Fri Nov 21, 2014 04:52 PM    Forum: no sales

Hi there! You have very lovely items. Well shaped, well finished and well photographed! (I especially like the penguins!) Not sure if it's just my screen but it looks like there is a space in your shop title. To me, it looks like Wood c...  Read more...

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