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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...

Tue Jul 8, 2014 03:51 PM Re: Trying something different with July 22nd newsletter

Still need volunteers to profile their store! Please let me know as soon as possible.
Thanks Read more...

Sun Jun 22, 2014 03:40 AM Re: Trying something different with July 22nd newsletter

Hi Bill,
If you are interested in a store critique, so others could provide you with their feedback please post your message here http://icraftgifts.com/forum/b17/store-critique/. This post was specific to our next newsletter. Thanks! Read more...

Sat Jun 21, 2014 07:04 AM Re: Trying something different with July 22nd newsletter

Hello I am interested in any thing that would help me make my first sale in my Icraft store.
I sell on EBay and ETSY but have had no sales with Icraft?? Is it the shipping or just the made in USA??
Thank you for your time
Bill
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Fri Jun 20, 2014 01:52 PM Trying something different with July 22nd newsletter

Hello all:
I'd like to try something a little different for the July 22 newsletter. I am looking for 3-5 sellers who are willing to provide a little info about themselves and their shop, highlight up to four items AND (this is the different... Read more...

Tue Jul 8, 2014 03:50 PM Re: Newsletters!

Please note: the July 8th newsletter is currently on hold. Will have more information soon Read more...

Fri Jun 20, 2014 12:59 PM Newsletters!

We have two upcoming newsletters (so far)
June 23rd we will release the 'Hot fun in the summertime" issue, which will showcase summer/vacation related items
On July 8th, the 'Animal Loving' (tentative name only) issue will... Read more...

Wed Apr 16, 2014 06:08 PM Re: Mother's Day newsletter

No, just tag your items with "Mother's Day" keywords and/or specify "Mother's Day" under Major Holidays drop-down. Read more...

Wed Apr 16, 2014 04:34 AM Re: Mother's Day newsletter

Do I have to post my items anywhere specific to be featured in the Mother's Day newsletter?
Thanks
Jennifer Read more...

Tue Apr 8, 2014 12:45 PM Mother's Day newsletter

Just a reminder that the Mother's Day newsletter is scheduled to go out on April 22. If you have items you would like to see featured, please post them before that date.
Thank you. Read more...



Article in Toronto Star. In the News


September 20, 2010 - Online sites let Artisans reach around the world
by The Toronto Star

iCraftGifts.com 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
by Mashable.com

...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!
by Canartisan.blogspot.com

.. 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 iCraft.ca!

April 13, 2009 - An interview with iCraftGifts.com
by Byhand.me

iCraftGifts.com 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
by Etsybitch.blogspot.com

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.



About.com - 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
by About.com

In my web wanderings, I happened upon a relatively new site that looks like it is in many ways similar to Etsy.com. It's called iCraftGifts.com, 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: iCraftGifts.com
Craft.ca 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!
Craft.ca keeps on their toes with new and exciting features on their still young web site.

December 28, 2008 - shinyadornments.com/wordpress
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 iCraftGifts.com
Last month I reviewed iCraftGifts.com, a Canada-based handmade commerce site with a clean, professional look.

November 3, 2008 - bloghandmade.blogspot.com
iCraftGifts.com 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 - limefreckle.blogspot.com
I have a new venue for selling my jewelry at icraftgifts.com I'll be posting more in the days and weeks to come...


April 24, 2008 - inkonmyfingers.typepad.com
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 - mandaladesignstudio.com/blog
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 - hummingbirdlady.wordpress.com
New Canadian Venue for selling handmade unique goods with an international flair.

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

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


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


March 21, 2008 - villa-design.blogspot.com
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 - tiffanyteske.blogspot.com
Craft? Yes, yes, I do. Art, craft, fashion, decor. They all seem to be on iCraftGifts.com.

February 18, 2008 - decadence2artbar.blogspot.com
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 - talentlab.blogspot.com
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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