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Her cowboy his angel, and 987 other things people searched for recently

Posted on March 16, 2013 | 11:53 pm

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How to add Pinterest to your Handmade Spark mini-site and pages

Posted on July 2, 2012 | 6:27 pm

  Here is a quick tutorial on how to add your Pinterest link to your Handmade Spark mini-site and product pages. First, sign in to your Handmade Spark account.     Choose the log in you use for your account.     Choose “Manage Mini-Site”.     Add your Pinterest information as show below.     Save. And your Pinterest link will look like this ...

Updated: Handmade Spark adds Free Plan for all 875,000 Etsy sellers

Posted on July 2, 2012 | 4:49 pm

We are pleased to announce that Handmade Spark now offers a free plan. The Free Plan includes a mini-site and three product pages from your Etsy shop that are updated daily. For all the details on the Free and Unlimited Plans and to sign up now go here: http://www.handmadespark.com/overview.php    

Yes, hundreds of buyers have contacted sellers asking them about custom orders

Posted on June 12, 2012 | 2:39 pm

Though Etsy is a marketplace filled with items already made by sellers, sometimes buyers see something they like but the item isn’t quite what they are looking for. Or maybe they want a large quantity. Or maybe they just like the work and want something unique. For these buyers, Etsy has ...

May Visitors Came From 182 Countries

Posted on June 10, 2012 | 10:10 am

We were looking at our visitor stats and were amazed to see that last month visitors came from 182 countries. According to Wikipedia there are as of today 193 countries in the world. Here is a map of the most recent 1000 visitors, which is just some of the people who ...

how to make a barn quilt, infinity ring and 1986 other things people searched for this week

Posted on June 6, 2012 | 10:40 am

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Updated: Why We Added the “Contact Me: I do Customer Orders” Button And Resulting Success For Handmade Sellers

Posted on February 12, 2012 | 2:00 pm

Handmade Spark is a marketing service for Etsy sellers. Etsy has grown so large (is it 800,000 sellers now?) that getting found by potential buyers can be hard at times. The people over at Etsy have seriously added to the technology that powers the site, delving in to solving the problem ...

1988 Things People Search for in Just the Last Week!

Posted on February 12, 2012 | 11:07 am

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Handmade Spark Traffic Growth Continues in to 2012

Posted on February 12, 2012 | 10:55 am

Handmade Spark’s growth continues in to 2012.  Traffic from both text and image based searches continues to be the largest portion, but new sources like Pinterest have emerged too. If you are an Etsy seller and want to learn more about Handmade Spark, please see the overview here.

Who visited Handmade Spark in 2011?

Posted on January 2, 2012 | 4:03 pm

2011 was a another good year for Handmade Spark. Rather than go on about it, we’ll just let these charts do the talking. Looking forward to 2012!       We publish our traffic stats publicly using Quantcast, you can take a look at the latest numbers here.