Friday, April 27, 2012

Teamboro April Meetup: The Faces Behind the Shops

April Meetup At Hastings

Before we get to the news, let's introduce everyone who could make it to Hastings for the April meetup. We will have another one in May. I (Clare from the shop Mylana) took the picture, so I am not in it. We have from left to right:

Samantha of CharmingKnits:
Hats, Felted Baskets, Fingerless Gloves

Becky of TheMonkeyButtons:
Wine Charms, Chemical Magnets, Vintage Buttons, Amino Acid Pillows (coming soon)

Nichole of BluPoppyStudio:
Sterling Silver and Gemstone Jewelry, Fused Glass

Hise of Tomoandedie:
Brooches, Hair Accessories, Kindle Cases, Other Goods From Vintage Kimono Fabric

Rey of Zadzukki:
Knit Goods, Button Earrings, Bird Toys

Clare of Mylana (is taking the picture)
Soap, Candles, Jewelry, Cards

Now for the news and minutes:

- Blog
Want your shop featured in the blog or a free etsy mini ad? Follow the blog today and convo me to have your shop featured!

For a free ad, go to your account-> promote -> etsy mini -> thumbnails -> 2 x 2 option. Copy and paste the entire javascript code to me.

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Like us on facebook:

You can use the team facebook to promote one new listing of yours a week, any treasuries, sales or promotions, articles of local interest, and announcement of craft fairs. Just keep listing and sale promotions to once a week, but feel free to use it.

-Local Craft Fairs
Hear about any? Let us know here and on FB!

-Team Tag
The team tag is TEAMBORO. We did not have a big enough vote to change it. Use this tag for your items or to label your treasuries.

-Team Treasury Challenge
Will remain every 2 weeks, please play!

-Team Meetup
We will have one in May on a Weekend. Please post suggestions for dates. Tomoandedie wants to get a mom's get together scheduled for a M'boro area park.

-Etsy Policy Changes
You must declare in your profile if you have any shop helpers, assistants, or employees. This includes help from family/husband/kids/wife. If you make all of your items yourself, tell a bit about your process in your profile.

-Need a shop critique?
Just ask in the discussion on the team boards!

-Cool local places to visit
The Art Barn and Moxie Art Studios in Murfreesboro for classes, supplies, art exhibits, live music and more!

Remember to shop local!

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