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Starting an Etsy Business For Dummies, 2nd Edition by Kate Shoup, Kate Gatski

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Chapter 19

Community Building: Joining the Etsy Community

In This Chapter

arrow Reaching out on forums

arrow Exploring Etsy teams

arrow Chatting with other Etsy members

arrow Learning in Etsy’s Virtual Labs

arrow Minding your manners in the Etsy community

Anyone who has spent more than 30 seconds on Etsy knows that it’s a bang-up place to buy and sell gorgeous handmade and vintage pieces. But Etsy is more than just an amazing online marketplace; it’s also a vibrant community of interesting, creative people. On Etsy, connections are created, friendships are formed, love matches are made, and lives are enriched. In this chapter, you discover how you can participate in this lively Etsy community.

Talk amongst Yourselves: Using Etsy Forums

The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines forum as “a public meeting place for open discussion,” derived from the marketplaces and public places found in ancient Roman cities across that great empire. Similarly, Etsy’s forums serve as meeting places for Etsy members. In essence, Etsy ...

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