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

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Chapter 21

A Love-Love Relationship: Showing Your Love for Other Etsy Sellers

In This Chapter

arrow Flagging your favorite items and shops

arrow Following others on Etsy

arrow Creating a Treasury

How do we love Etsy? In lots of different ways, actually. One way you can love Etsy is to heart the items and stores you adore — that is, mark them as favorites. Another is to follow Etsy sellers so that you stay apprised of their goings-on. Yet another is to create a Treasury to showcase your favorite goodies. This chapter is devoted to all the ways you can love — and be loved on — Etsy.

Heart and Sold: Hearting on Etsy

If you’ve spent any time at all on Etsy, you’ve no doubt run across a bazillion pieces and shops that you positively adore. Fortunately, Etsy enables you to keep track of all these gorgeous goodies by “hearting” them. When you heart an item or shop on Etsy, you essentially flag it as a favorite. You can view all these hearted must-haves from one easy-to-access page. In addition, others who visit your Etsy profile can see what items and shops you’ve hearted.

Why heart an item? Lots of reasons. For example:

You may heart an item that you’re dying to buy but that will have to wait until payday. ...

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