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Thursday, October 27, 2016

Etsy & Small Business Search-party for Sales Linkup

Since we seem to be missing several people due to their work schedule, school etc.  I have decided to extend the number of days we have the Search Party open.  New end is midnight Saturday (PM) and all must be searched and "liked" by Noon Sunday.

Etsy and small businesses searching for sales using the Small Business Search-Party Linkup.
It is becoming increasingly challenging to not only get sales from sites like Etsy but to even get promoted.  A while back parties that would "like" your item if you "liked" theirs worked well. It increased your items visibility in general and increased the popularity of your item in the eye of Etsy thus increasing your rank.  But that again has changed and is no longer an effective use of time.

What Etsy and other similar sites are tracking now are how frequently an item or shop is searched for then "liked."

This sales search party will be patterned after our Twitter Tree format.  In order for the linkup to be effective participants must follow the instructions in detail.  There are only a few rules:
  1. All Participants must Search and Like (or equivalent depending on the site) all other participants' items & shop
  2. Limited to 1 shop link and 3 item links
  3. Post Short Links for your items only (if you are not sure what this means use my links as an example)
  4. While I would love to have an actual linkup to post pictures I am not going to.  I am afraid that if I should people will click on those instead of searching.
  5. Once the page comes up you must stay on it for a minimum of 20 - 30 seconds. (if it is less it will not count)
  6. The Search Party ends at Midnight Saturday (PM) and all items/shops must be searched and "liked" before Noon Sunday.
Post this button to your website to help us promote:



Instructions: Select all code above, copy it and paste it inside your blog post as HTML

My Search Links:

https://www.etsy.com/shop/ButterflyInTheAttic


https://www.etsy.com/listing/474015478/


https://www.etsy.com/listing/487076123/


https://www.etsy.com/listing/474015954/

7 comments:

ShadowDogDesigns said...

Thank you, Colleen.

Here's my Indiemade shop: http://shadowdogdesigns.indiemade.com

Items:

http://bit.ly/LovingDogs

http://bit.ly/BellissimiFiori

http://bit.ly/SpiritHorseIMN

ennadoolf said...

Thanks Colleen!

Here Is my shop ... https://www.etsy.com/ca/shop/ennadoolf ... and here are my items.

https://www.etsy.com/ca/listing/267213594

https://www.etsy.com/ca/listing/386204144

https://www.etsy.com/ca/listing/267242537

I'll be back to search the others!

ShadowDogDesigns said...

Caught up to here.

Roxanne Coffelt said...

http://www.etsy.com/shop/STBridal

http://www.etsy.com/listing/477961215

http://www.etsy.com/listing/465680274

http://www.etsy.com/listing/479576573

Thanks!

ennadoolf said...

Caught up to here. :)

Butterfly In The Attic said...

Sorry for being a little late to my own party. But I am caught up to here and did some extra liking and promoting :)\

Have a blessed day
CC

ShadowDogDesigns said...

Just checked back and got Roxanne. Started a Search party Pinterest board the last time I participated. Here's the link: https://www.pinterest.com/shadowdog/search-party/