Gift Guides

Holiday Gift Guide 2008:

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If you would like to advertise on our blog, please email us for rates: amber@shopcloud9design.com

We are currently seeking indie artists & designers who want to be featured in the Cloud9 Holiday Gift Guide. This guide will be featured on https://cloud9design.wordpress.com from November 21st (evening) to December 31st.

I will have a link form my homepage that will go directly to the Gift guide. I will also be blogging & tweeting about the guide and our holiday giveaway. I will design buttons and badges that you can use to link to us on your site or blog, too! Plus I will promote it to other indie blogs and on social marketing sites: like MySpace, Facebook, etc….

Categories available:

For Him (*premium spots SOLD OUT)

For Her (*premium spots SOLD OUT)

Mamas-to-Be (*1 premium spot left)

Kids (*1 premium spot left)

Paper Goods (*1 premium spot left)

Toys(*premium spots SOLD OUT)

For Baby (*1 premium spot left)

For the Home (*premium spots SOLD OUT)

Bath & Beauty(*premium spots SOLD OUT)

Yoga & Fitness(*premium spots SOLD OUT)

Bookworms

Art(*premium spots SOLD OUT)

Fashion (*premium spots SOLD OUT)

Eco-Friendly (*premium spots SOLD OUT)

Jewelry (*premium spots SOLD OUT)

Accessories

Photography

Vintage (*1 premium spot left)

Pets(*1 premium spot left)

Stocking Stuffers(*1 premium spot left)

(**Please suggest a category if yours doesn’t fit into any of these…) ;0)

***

Featured Listing: $35.00 (Only 2 per category)

*You will get your own blog post, a larger image and top placement in the guides.

200x200px* image of your product (**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…)

trunkt1Text description your product/shop (Short Bio/blurb about your item & company) less than 100 words…short and sweet

Category
Product Name
Product Price
Link to your product (Item URL)
Link to your shop (Shop URL)
Coupon code (if applicable)
***I highly suggest using a coupon code to track with…like free shipping, or holiday08 = 10% off purchase, cloud9gg = 15% off purchase or something along those lines to offer an incentive to buy, & to see if they saw the gift guide & track your sales that way. Plus shoppers all love a deal, don’t we?! 😉

Regular Listing: $20.00
150×150px image of your product
Text description your product/shop

Category
Product Name
Product Price
Link to your product (Item URL)
Link to your shop (Shop URL)
Coupon code (if applicable)
***I highly suggest using a coupon code to track with…like free shipping, or holiday08 = 10% off purchase, cloud9gg = 15% off purchase or something along those lines to offer an incentive to buy, & to see if they saw the gift guide & track your sales that way. Plus shoppers all love a deal, don’t we?! 😉

Holiday Giveaway
If you would like to donate an item to our holiday giveaway, please note that items must be mailed to Cloud9 by December 1, 2008 and must have value of at least $20. E-mail us to get our mailing address.

Please e-mail me at amber@shopcloud9design.com. After I confirm an available spot, you can submit payment via Paypal.

Be sure to send the correct email address & the type of spot you want (Premium or Regular & the Category) and we will forward a Paypal Invoice to you.

Deadline to submit pictures and information is November 16th. you can resize images easily with a FREE downloadable photo-editing program like IrfanView or Picasa. You can learn all sorts of great tips on Photography in the Etsy Wiki, by the way!!!

**If you miss the deadline but are still interested, send an e-mail to see if any spots have opened up.

Thanks for participating, and I hope that this gift guide brings lots of new business your way! I enjoy promoting indie artists & the handmade movement.

I have 31,436+ hits on my blog in just under a year, and 187+ unique visitors per day & growing!!!

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This is a prime time to advertise for the holidays. I am happy to promote other handmade artists & designers like myself! I will be using Twitter a lot to promote this, and Twittermoms.com as well. And Facebook, Indie Public & Myspace.

I have 917+ friends on MySpace, 1056+ followers on Twitter, and I actively belong to several Etsy Street teams which I also blog for, {EcoEtsy, Etsy Austin, Trunkt on Etsy, EtsyMoms, Christian Artists on Etsy, & EtsyKids and will spread the word with them as well!

I want you product to be seen!!!! I know how hard it is to be a indie business owner. So I want to help you market your product this holiday season!!!


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2 thoughts on “Gift Guides

  1. I hope that’s the right url. I want a small listing in Jewelry. I have never advertised anywhere before, so I will need you to help me with pictures or whatever. Tahnks Debbie

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