{Call For Submissions: Spring Gift Guide}


Spring is in the air. The flowers are in full bloom. And the Spring Gift Guide is coming soon!

We are looking for unique, high-quality, handmade products to feature in our upcoming Spring Gift Guide. The Guide will include Spring items in bright or pastel Spring colors. If you have a new Spring line to introduce, now is the time! As always, earth friendly items are a big priority.

Your ad will include the following:

  • a product image sized 200×200 (**Choose your BEST items & photos! When choosing photos to use, please select FRONT PAGE of Etsy quality shots: Good Composition (off center is most interesting, and good lighting…Like Sample picture below…)spring
  • 100 words of text to describe your product
  • price of your product
  • coupon code  (*Example = SpringFling09 = 20% off your purchase)
  • URL linking directly to your site

To view a sample of one of our previous Gift Guides please CLICK HERE & HERE!

The Spring Gift Guide will launch on April 6th and will run through Mother’s Day May 31st. We will featuring the guide on our blog & a multitude of social networking sites we belong to with a high volume of followers. See our Media Kit for more information about our blog demographics and traffic.

The Gift Guide will be marketed on: other blogs, Etsy, Twitter, Facebook, MySpace, TwitterMoms, Ning networks, We Love Etsy, IndiePublic, with my Etsy Street Teams: CAST (Christian Artists), EcoEtsy, & EtsyAustin {just to name a few!}

***I have a VERY large following on these social networking sites which gives me a wonderful arena to introduce new and interesting handmade goods, and increases the exposure & traffic to my blog & the visibility of your shop!

Here are some stats for the blog:

We use Quantcast to verify our traffic figures, obtain audience information and to supply our Cloud9 Media Kit. Our audience is 59% female, and 65% of our members are college graduates or hold advanced degrees.

If you would like to participate, CONTACT US & you will receive an invoice for payment of $35 via Paypal sent to the email address you contact us with. All information and payments must be received by Friday, March 27th to be included.

I am looking forward to creating a great Spring Gift Guide and hope to generate more exposure for you indie artists & designers!

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