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Mon Aug 24, 2015 01:10 AM Want to be In the Spotlight?

We are looking for people to be featured in our next "In the Spotlight" article.
Let us know if you are interested!

Mon Jan 12, 2015 07:16 PM January newsletters

Hello All and HAPPY NEW YEAR!
The next newsletter will be focused on Love… yes, it is the Valentine's issue! Please post all Valentine's related items by Thursday am (the 15th) and I will be sending out that newsletter that evening.... Read more...

Mon Nov 24, 2014 09:19 PM Re: 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...

Mon Nov 24, 2014 05:11 PM Re: 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...

Sat Nov 15, 2014 07:41 PM Re: November Newsletters

I will be listing quite a few new pieces the next few days! It has been a long dry spell but I am back in the saddle. LOL. Read more...

Fri Nov 14, 2014 07:39 PM Re: November Newsletters

The Black Friday/Cyber Monday will be shortly.
REALLY need lots for items for the big Christmas newsletter next week. Please post your items by November 19th. Want to ensure that we highlight items about six weeks before the big day (to allow for... Read more...

Fri Nov 7, 2014 02:31 AM November Newsletters

November 12: Black Friday/Cyber Monday
Black Friday/Cyber Monday is coming soon! I am looking for things that are ON SALE. So if you were thinking about dropping your prices for a short while, now is the... Read more...

Mon Nov 3, 2014 07:20 PM Early November newsletter - Warm and cozy

Putting together November 5th newsletter and need things that will keep you warm and cozy as winter approaches.
Specifically looking for hats, scarves, jackets, sweaters, socks, leggings, etc.
Please add them to your store, and if you can, let... Read more...

Sun Jun 22, 2014 04:46 AM Adding items to Favorites

Not sure if many of you have noticed, but we've rolled-out Favorites feature over a week ago - new heart icon on product thumbnails and a link at the top.
We are still testing and fixing things as we find them, but it seems to be working in... Read more...

Mon Jul 28, 2014 03:14 PM Re: Trying something different with July 22nd newsletter

Our newsletter program has been fixed and we are rolling again.
Is anyone interested in this? Please let me know asap. If not, we will run with a regular format. Read more...

Article in Toronto Star. In the News

September 20, 2010 - Online sites let Artisans reach around the world
by The Toronto Star has been mentioned on the front page of the September 20, 2010 Business section of The Toronto Star, as one of the places to sell handmade online.
Read more >

Article on Mashable.comJune 18, 2010 - 10 Great Websites to Buy Handmade Goods

...If you just love homemade and handcrafted treasures, or if you’re a seller looking to get your goods out there, here’s a list of 10 great sites (in alphabetical order) that you might want to take some time to check out. Read more >

Note: they've got our pricing wrong saying that “Starter,” “Professional” and “Elite” packages are then offered from $5 to $150 (Canadian) a month.
Our "Elite" package is actually offered at $15.00 USD/month. See our Pricing Policy for more details.

Be A Locavore of Handmade Goodies!May 29, 2009
- Be A Locavore of Handmade Goodies!

.. So what happens when we combine our love of unique hand made goodies for ourselves and our homes with local shopping?  We get places like iCraft which I've just discovered.  It's Canadian, out of Toronto and is the latest kid on the block in online handcraft venues.  It's a really visually appealing site and I'm hearing good things about it.  

Utilize Help and Information From Your Selling Venues May 20, 2009 - Utilize Help and Information From Your Selling Venues
by GalleriaLinda

One of the ways online sellers can benefit from marketing and selling success strategies is through the selling venues that they use. You can find a lot of selling, promotional, and marketing tips in the venue's documentation that is very valuable!

The forums on each of the venues becomes a treasure trove of shared experiences about everything for selling online. Use it! Even if you just read, you will gain such valuable information that you can use. Read, read, read.

Today, I want to introduce the Sellers' Boot camp going on right now at!

April 13, 2009 - An interview with
by is a Canadian based selling venue for handmade products. Their goal is to connect artists, designers and craftspeople to those who appreciate their work.

January 18, 2009 - Etsy Alternative #7 - iCraft

In this continuing series, we bring you a review of alternative selling venues, website hosting services, shopping carts, and basically anything else that you can use to sell your lovely handcrafted goods. Next up - iCraft. - Tammy's Jewelry Making Blog: Another On-Line Jewelry Selling Outlet.March 10, 2008 - Tammy's Jewelry Making Blog: Another On-Line Jewelry Selling Outlet

In my web wanderings, I happened upon a relatively new site that looks like it is in many ways similar to It's called, and it is yet another outlet that those who sell their hand-crafted jewelry may want to check into.

iCraft Creator Reviews

A collection of websites and personal blog posts from iCraft Creators. Read about their opinions, comments on various articles, thoughts on products, and anything else they have found interesting while being part of the iCraft community.

March 14, 2009 - Know Your Selling Venues: keeps on their toes with new and exciting features on their still young web site.

February 5, 2009 - You Must Go See iCraft's Front Page Feature Header! keeps on their toes with new and exciting features on their still young web site.

December 28, 2008 -
In a previous post, I provided a list of venues for artists, artistans and artisan crafters. This week I’m profiling another of those sites on my blog.

December 13, 2008 - Another look at
Last month I reviewed, a Canada-based handmade commerce site with a clean, professional look.

November 3, 2008 - is the latest international player in the online handmade market. Based in Toronto, it has quite a few features that larger sites still lack...

April 30, 2008 -
I have a new venue for selling my jewelry at I'll be posting more in the days and weeks to come...

April 24, 2008 -
iCraft, the Canadian Etsy
As most of you know, I've been selling my prints on Etsy for a while now, and I'm getting to the stage where I want to expand this endeavour.

April 5, 2008 -
Just have to spread the word on a truly wonderful community of artists, designers and craftspeople. iCraft is an online showcase of all things unique and one-of-a-kind.

April 5, 2008 -
New Canadian Venue for selling handmade unique goods with an international flair.

April 1, 2008 -
...So to convince myself that I'm not lazy, I opened another shop. This time on, an indie sellers, handmade only site.

March 26, 2008 -
A friend from my Hippiesew group mentioned a new site to sell on that she found...I checked it out.

March 17, 2008 -
Last night I found out about! What a great site!! I have opened a shoppe there. You should go take a look at the site.

March 21, 2008 -
Back in January, I joined a new selling venture called iCraft, and just this week, the shopping bag is fully functional! What does this mean?

March 15, 2008 -
Craft? Yes, yes, I do. Art, craft, fashion, decor. They all seem to be on

February 18, 2008 -
You can now find a selection of my jewellery (and artwork will follow) on the brand new, not even been released site icraft!

January 26, 2008 -
New and Canadian!
Finally we got our own Canadian market place to showcase our talents, connect with each other and sell our creations.

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