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Initial post: Apr 24, 2009 11:59:48 PM PDT
Last edited by the author on Oct 7, 2009 8:01:41 AM PDT
Megan Fenno says:
After reading a ton of marketing books (thanks to Amazon for keeping prices relatively low), one of the best ways to get traffic to your website is to swap links. So I was wondering if anyone wanted to swap links with me. My website is, which is all hand-crafted fashion & accessory design related items. I feel like the more paths and avenues we have as indie deisgners, the better! Let me know what your thoughts are and if you would like to swap links!

Posted on May 12, 2009 9:27:02 AM PDT
K. Palumbo says:
I love this idea! I am always trying to create traffic for my site too. I like to reccommend Facebook as an advertisinf venue. I have had great success posting my link to my site on my page, and asking others to add the link to their pages. I haven't set up a fan site yet, but I plan to in the future. My site is

Posted on May 13, 2009 6:38:03 AM PDT
mari says:
Hi, Im also a fan of handmade stuff.... please visit ETSY for lots of beautiful items..talented artisans.
my site is

Posted on May 13, 2009 11:02:42 AM PDT
I have a craft/design blog:

I update every weekday and at least once on the weekends. Thursday I feature items from Etsy with a theme. (Kind of like a treasury.) Please check me out!

Posted on May 15, 2009 12:50:54 AM PDT
DL says:
Not exactly a website, but an HP soap making group for lazy people who want no problems, lol.
It's a safe haven who will not allow in know problem chidren, so be prepared to subscribe (initially) with your home/work computer ISP and answer a questionnaire. Once you are verified you may use your free email addresses.

Posted on May 15, 2009 3:32:39 AM PDT
Pam Perkins says:
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In reply to an earlier post on May 15, 2009 4:12:02 PM PDT
DL says:
Pam, were you speaking about my post of the yahoo group? If so, I apologize for misunderstanding what the the intent of this thread was. I am most definitely NOT a genius when it comes to RRS, Twitter's, HTML and such. I haven't a clue but from your explanation I understand what it is suppose to do.

I also believe in Paying It Forward, long before the movie. When I was learning soap making less than three people would offer new people any help at all and when I (a quick learner) finally know the process and helped the newest newbies (hate that word) I freely offered the help ON LIST and quickly made a few enemies of the soap makers who wanted to build themselves up by telling the new ones how difficult it was and it took me 20 years to really get it right. They were with holding help for their own emotional benefit and soon I was talked into creating a group as second option for HP soap makers.

The *good* old days? lol I have never learned how to do the things you are offering, I only know yahoo groups and the like where email comes to you and the files are uploaded on their site. If you care to send a detailed explanation of how this works, then when school is out and I free up some time from home schooling my 15 y/o son I may be able to figure it out. ;o)

Posted on Jun 4, 2009 2:48:51 PM PDT
L. Wu says:
Oh I do. Here is mine:

Posted on Jun 8, 2009 9:28:18 AM PDT
K. Schwartz says:
my website is to help people learn to stamp, it's still being made and I have tons more stuff to add. email me if you want to link to me and I will link to you

In reply to an earlier post on Jun 8, 2009 7:48:32 PM PDT
blumski says:
You can visit my site, called "Paper Fashions" at

Posted on Jun 9, 2009 1:17:51 AM PDT
S. Curtis says:
What a lovely idea, my site is I'm off now to check out all your sites!

Posted on Jun 9, 2009 11:12:00 AM PDT
Hi Megan and everyone,
First, let me wish you all the best of luck with your websites and projects. Our website is actually a resource for crafters of all sorts. We make a font that lets you create beautiful Celtic knotwork designs just by typing! You can make your own patterns for all kinds of crafts, anything you want to use the interlaced designs on - stained glass, jewelry, etching, painting, woodworking and woodburning, leather, scrapbooking, cards....we have examples of some great projects our customers created with the Font at

There's even a new version called the Charted Font that makes graphed designs for beadwork, cross stitch, hooked rugs and needlepoint. Be sure to check out the link to how the Font works and the various versions at the bottom of any page on the site.

Best wishes, Laurie

Posted on Jun 9, 2009 5:33:56 PM PDT
Curt M says:
I just came back from two years living in South Korea. I have a maedeup (korean knotting) book coming out in September. My crafting blog is: and my Korean blog is:


Posted on Jun 10, 2009 4:15:51 PM PDT
Coco says:

I have a squidoo lens that is a photo slide show of my hand made 3D beaded animals:

Good Luck

Posted on Jun 10, 2009 4:23:46 PM PDT
Coco says:

I have a squidoo lens that is a photo slide show of my hand made 3D beaded animals:

Good Luck

In reply to an earlier post on Jun 11, 2009 3:10:36 PM PDT
L. Morgan says:
That makes sense! I am on a site called deviantart, and my page address is . I'll create a journal to add people!

Posted on Jun 11, 2009 7:42:43 PM PDT
Lisa Kettell says:
All your sites all sound amazing, I can't wait to check them out!
You can visit my blog which I try to upload projects, ideas, examples, new works, events, and more on there at
You can also see what I do in my art book: Altered Art Circus!
Magic and Much Joy!

Posted on Jun 12, 2009 1:38:08 PM PDT
Pam Perkins says:
Hi everyone, I wanted to respond to the question ab out my website. Yes I was responding to crafty websites. I am sharing my community website , so others can reap the rewards of what my site can offer those who choose to have traffic building for their sites to be noticed on the internet, We all need help in that department, and the social site I have actually shares your site all over the world as anyone on the site hits the send or post icon. It sends everyone who is a member, their network sites to search engines with a few things that take a minute or so, to be set up and it is free. I sent this up to help myself with a traffic builder and it has blossomed and I decided I wanted to share it with others so they can become noticed as well. So I hope to see those of you who wish to either sell your crafts or just to have others see your sites , Its free and alot of fun there. Come on and share, Hope to see you there, Happy Creating, Pam

Posted on Jun 12, 2009 2:08:40 PM PDT
My blog:

Posted on Jun 13, 2009 3:50:01 AM PDT
Linby says:
my craft blog is

Posted on Jun 13, 2009 3:12:45 PM PDT
L. Metzler says:
Another handmade site for buyers/sellers is It's a social networking site like myspace or similar, but craftspeople can put up gallery pages and have seller accounts there as well.

As a beader, I use, which is another social network. Lots of links off of the site to members' personal/business sites, etc., as well as access to tutorials, etc.

Other beaders I know use don't know anything about it, but am off to check it out, too.

L. Metzler aka toppogigio

Posted on Jun 15, 2009 8:48:48 PM PDT
C. Jeltes says:
My 2 Etsy shops are:

Another free social site for crafters is I haven't listed there yet, though I am on their sister site Both sites are powered by ArtCalendar, and both are free.

Posted on Jun 16, 2009 11:56:48 AM PDT
LynneM says:
Crafty... for Halloween! My husband and I created a book, How to Haunt Your House (including a KINDLE version) for creating Halloween decorations for both inside and out. Our website, also has videos, free tutorials, photo galleries of our home haunt from 2005 to now.

In reply to an earlier post on Jun 18, 2009 8:25:24 AM PDT
An easy way to do this might be to have people add their links via a guest book, and then you can look up the sites when you have time, and do (or don't) something more on a "Links" page.

Posted on Jun 18, 2009 5:38:49 PM PDT
I have just signed on with artfire, and am hoping for good things. Still have etsy shop open for the moment.
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