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July Jewellery Jubilee: Share your shops


One of the things I love about selling on Folksy is how much support there has always been from other sellers, even back when I started out nearly four years ago. I didn’t have a clue what I was doing, but people were always so willing to help, and I hope I’ve given some of that support back in kind now – as a former journalist and now a PR professional, I’m always happy to take the time to help people promote their shops. That’s why this post is dedicated to all the other Folksy (and Etsy, and all the other sites) sellers out there. Post your links to your shops below, and next week I’ll blog about my favourites. 

Comments

Thanks for doing this! My folksy shop is - http://www.cinnamonjewellery.folksy.com

Tracy
Elizabeth Laker said…
Hi lovely blog post. Here is my shop http://folksy.com/shops/ElizabethLaker
Tanya Heasley said…
It's great to support each other, I'm glad you're taking the time to do this.

I've been meaning to do it for ages, and I have no excuses as to why not.

Here's my shop http://folksy.com/shops/momatuvi

Tanya
Laura Barker said…
I make paper bead jewellery by upcycling old books and maps and using beads from broken jewellery.

My links are

www.folksy.com/shops/PinkFlamingoHandcrafting

and the jewellery section of my Etsy shop is:
http://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/PinkFlamingoCrafting?section_id=13662438

Thank you for this opportunity, Laura
claire said…
What a great and lovely idea.

My shop is http://folksy.com/shops/TheDragonflyLane

I would love to be featured

Thanks, Claire x

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