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etsy or folksy...which is best ?

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MaryAnnSingleton Tue 03-Nov-09 21:30:57

Am a little daunted by these things - want something simple to use...also,how does one figure out shipping costs ? thanks !

baytree11 Tue 03-Nov-09 22:13:50

i have shop on both etsy and folksy. I think Etsy is bigger or perhaps more popular but the prob is there are too many sellers...i have yet sold a single item ...

Have solod a few on Folksy so far so i prefer folksy.

Visit my shop so perhaps it will give u some ideas?

MaryAnnSingleton Tue 03-Nov-09 22:40:17

thanks baytree - will check it out...folksy seems more 'cosy' and user friendly,also a bit hmm about dollars...

KnottyLocks Tue 03-Nov-09 22:51:19

I have bought stuff from etsy - all lovely but have been stung badly on one occasion with customs charge (didn't mention that in shipping info!). Folksy has a lovely range of things and is less mind boggling.

JudeD Tue 03-Nov-09 23:06:28

I've been on both Folksy and Etsy for several months now. Etsy is huge, and easy to get lost in, and of course American which can complicate sales. I prefer Folksy as it's British, and also the forums are really friendly on there. It is however considerably smaller and less well known!

MaryAnnSingleton Wed 04-Nov-09 07:33:38

thanks all - that's helpful - I think I might give folksy a go

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