Thursday, March 29, 2012

Celebrating One Year on Etsy with an Interesting Sale

Last March I put my first item up for sale on Etsy.

I'd actually joined as a seller in December 2010, but it took me several months of studying how to do everything--reading articles to help new sellers and attending live Etsy symposiums with other newbies--before I felt confident enough to actually publish a listing.

That occurred on March 15, 2011. The next day I started this blog and made my first entry.  And here's the item I put up:

Thursday, March 1, 2012

Getting Back to Blogging and the Old Blogger Interface

Hoorah--I finally figured out how to return to my old Blogger interface!

It wasn't that hard, as I finally discovered today, but I switched last October and hated it so much that I just stopped blogging. And every time I went back to take a look, I couldn't figure out how to get back to what I had, so I just went away again.

Until today. During a morning visit to the Vintage Etsy Sellers Team--Vesties--of which I'm a member, I came across a thread on blogging. Oh yeah, blogging, I thought--I used to blog...but then I changed my interface and now I don't...

So I went back and googled some info and played around and clicked some on the dashboard and--voila!--I'm back!

Now I feel like blogging again. I've also been thinking about it for the last week or two because I'm coming up to my one year anniversary on Etsy and was considering sharing some thoughts about my life so far as a seller.

To give this post some color, here's the last item I sold, which happened yesterday and is my 119th sale: