0 Twitter on August 20, 2013 Pinterest E-Headlines Share. The Central Oregon Etsy Team will hold their first official meeting on September 12 at the East Bend Library from 5:30–7:30m. The focus of the meeting is to find out what’s important to local Etsy shop owners to help them create successful on-line businesses. Local Etsy shop owners, and anyone interested in learning about starting an Etsy shop, are welcome to attend the meeting. Etsy is an on-line global marketplace in which individual shop owners can sell handmade or vintage items and art & craft supplies. Since its start in 2005, Etsy has grown to more than 30 million members and 18 million listed items.Sales reached $895.1 million in 2012. * More than 150 Etsy shop owners are located right here in Central Oregon selling handmade items including art, jewelry, soap, accessories, gourmet dog treat, vintage apparel, home décor items, jewelry, craft supplies, and more. Etsy encourages shop owners to work together in teams, which are self-organized groups formed to provide community support. There are many tips and tricks that can help Etsy shop owners be more successful. The Central Oregon Etsy Team wants to help local Etsy shop owners make their dreams a reality by providing a network of support and education. Some of the different meeting topics include how to take quality photos, how to price to sell, and understanding search engine optimization. The team is overseen by a team captain and multiple leaders dedicated to the mission of the team. Team captain Wendy Scholz creates handmade 3-D greeting cards and ornaments and has a successful Etsy shop. She says, “Central Oregon Etsians are passionate about their work and their on-line shops. We want to do whatever we can to help our members do what they love—create and sell.” The Central Oregon Etsy Team is open to anyone in Central Oregon who currently has a shop on Etsy and those interested in opening one. Anyone interested is welcome to attend the meeting on September 12.Please go to https://www.etsy.com/teams/8051/central-oregon-etsy to join the team. The East Bend library is located at 62080 Dean Swift Rd, Bend, OR 97701 Google+ Email LinkedIn Central Oregon Etsy Team Comes Together to Help Local Etsy Shop Owners Be Successful Facebook By CBN Tumblr
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