Promotion Tips

Free Places to Promote your Etsy Shop

Original list by JudysDesigns

Pinterest
Stumbleupon
Keep
Instagram (Primarily a mobile app – requires smart phone)
Twitter
Squidoo
Facebook
Craftgawker (submit your blog, which has your shop name in it)
Craigslist (go to classified ads for sale and then to crafts)
Craftseekers
Craftjuice (list an item of yours anytime you want)
100craftlinks/cgi-bin/ldb/ldb.pl (I get lots of views from here)
TryHandmade
Kaboodle
Yaami
Tumblr
Wanelo
Linkreferral
Artchain
Gumtree (UK & Australia)
The Find
Coolmaterial (This site is focused on marketing to men)
Digg (search engine)

Social Media Tips

Social Media Cheat Sheet: What to post where, and optimized image size for each site

Blogging

Huge list of helpful blogging tips

Insert an Etsy Treasury into any blog

Run a giveaway

88 Content Creation Ideas for Blogs

Building a Reputation with a Blog (PDF)

100 Tips to Improve Your Blog

Keep

Keep  – About

Keep – Getting Started as a Seller 

How Keep Works

Pinterest

Pinterest Basics from the DTeam

Pinterest Tutorials from Handmadeology:

Part 1: Why you should be on Pinterest

Part 2: Getting Started with Pinterest

Twitter

Basic Overview of Twitter

StumbleUpon

How to Start Using StumbleUpon

StumbleUpon tutorial by AddSomeStitches

Guide to StumbleUpon

Facebook

Shorten your Facebook address when you have 25 fans

Common Facebook Mistakes

 Instagram

Instagram Strategy Guide

 

Thank you to all the DTeam members, past and present, who contributed to these resource tips.

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