Sunday, March 22, 2009

EtsyConnection newsletter

No excuses other than way too busy now that I'm working full-time. I miss blogging.

Most of you already know that I'm into something new - a newsletter that centers around called the EtsyConnection. I feature three Etsy artists along with highlighting interesting articles that are relevant to arts and crafts. If you haven't checked out Etsy yet I encourage you to do so. It's a website where people sell their hand-made wares; it's like going to an art fair. There are some really cool people doing some really cool things and I hope to introduce them to you.

You can check out some of the issues here but if you would like to receive the newsletter every week subscribe here. Make sure to choose EtsyConnection when it gives you a choice as to which newsletter you want to subscribe to as I publish another IT security newsletter also.

I would like to get the EtsyConnection readership numbers up and with your help I can accomplish that. Pass it on to friends and family. It's a fun newsletter to produce and I hope a fun one to read. My secret wish is that Heather Armstrong of mentions me on her wildly famous blog (she often mentions Etsy artists on her blog). She would get a kick out of knowing that she is someone's secret wish. (I love you, Heather, but it's a purely platonic thing.) If you haven't heard of her, she became famous a while back (at the forefront of blogging) when she expressed her opinions of her co-workers on her blog and then got fired for doing so. So much for freedom of speech. She blogs about all sorts of things normal with an abnormal, hilarious twist. Check her out.

I'm open to feedback on the newsletter. Let me know what you like and don't like. Give suggestions as to what you would like to see me include.

TTFN - coming soon: feather bowling 2009. It was a blast and I thank all who participated and wish that all those who couldn't make it were there to revel in the fun. I'll be posting a video or two here in a few days. Check back often!


detroit dog said...

Hey Karen,

Create a Facebook page for your newsletter and I will become a "Fan" of it. Then it can become a page that your readers that are on Facebook can also become a "Fan" of and it will show on their Profile pages.

Might need to start Twittering, too!

detroit dog said...

BTW, what template are you using on your new blog?