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Streetcrossing Hobbybox: Etsy Shop: Not happy with Etsy

Streetcrossing Hobbybox: Etsy Shop: Not happy with Etsy: I have been contemplating leaving Etsy even though I have been selling there for over 4 years. This year they have made huge changes and mad...

Not happy with Etsy

I have been contemplating leaving Etsy even though I have been selling there for over 4 years. This year they have made huge changes and made it much more impersonal. They changed the whole look of Etsy, they took away the Treasuries, and other things that used to make it special. I used to get frustrated with the amount of emails for treasuries. Then I realized I had a whole lot more people following and favoring my items. I have used the teams to some extent, but do not find them as productive to help with the selling. I think before long they will take away the teams as well. If they do that, I am sure thousands will leave Etsy. If you are going to want impersonal, then use eBay or worse Amazon. 
I noticed too that some of the trusted and loving shops that used to sell and sold a long while has quit selling. They are still on Etsy, but not selling items anymore. Here I reopened a Vintage store a few months back, and changed my name on the design with jewelry shop and frames, etc.. &…