**Valuable Links not found via Etsy - Updated 6-11-08

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Original Post

Here's the updated list of links that are used by many Etsians, but cannot be found (or not easily) on Etsy.

Full list always maintained here:
Thanks to all of you who contributed to the original list. Have more? I'll add them and keep it running. :)

-----LINK LIST ----------------------------------------------------------------------------
etsywiki.com/ Accumulated wisdom from seasoned sellers.
etsytreasurydemo.blogspot.com/ Treasury tutorial.
www.etsy.com/treasury_west.php Test Treasury.
www.etsy.com/poster_sketch.php Prepare a treasury.
www.etsy.com/tag_fractal.php Tag Fractal Etsy Search. Cool!
team.etsy.com/downloads.html The old Resources page, which has the postcards.
fix.etsy.com/ Where to go if Etsy is down.

www.majaba.org/heartomatic.php See hearts and views in one place. By Juln.etsy.com.
bestysearch.com/ Lots of other ways to search Etsy.

www.paypal.com/us/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_ship-now Secret Paypal shipping link.
etsy.ppcalc.com/ Fees calculators.
checkout.google.com/ Alternate payment option.
www.propay.com/?refid=ETSYOLCM Propay discount link. Alternate payment and means to take credit cards at fairs.

www.geocities.com/vlhester/index.html TheBeadingTree's international rate chart.
www.shelfmasters.com/InternationalRateChart.aspx International Postage rate chart. (Has not been updated.)

www.thumbalizr.com/ Cross platform means to screen shots.
tinyurl.com/ Make long links short.
tools.oratory.com/altcodes.html How to make those little characters.
www.onlineconversion.com/ Conversions.
picnik.com/ Pic site.
www.primopdf.com/ Convert any document to a PDF!
etsyforeveryone.typepad.com/my_weblog/graphics/index.html How to make your own banner. And lots more!

www.weloveetsy.com/shops We love etsy shops directory.
mini blogs:

Gift Certificate knowledge:
www.consumersunion.org/pub/core_financial_services/003889.html Consumer's Union
www.rimmkaufman.com/content/brannlawgiftcertchart.pdf PDF document chart
www.naag.org/ag/full_ag_table.php You can also check out your attorney general's website

Also, FAQs, non-offical Etsy style (my cheat sheet):

Posted at 9:58am Jun 11, 2008 EDT


kerrihale says

That secret PayPal shipping link just rocks my world. you found it for me months back when I needed it and I bookmarked it on my aomputer (and used it twice last night actually!!!)

Posted at 10:00am Jun 11, 2008 EDT

Thanks Loose. This is very helpful.

Posted at 10:00am Jun 11, 2008 EDT

Sweet list!
Got it saved to my favorites.

Posted at 10:01am Jun 11, 2008 EDT

Awsome, thank you for sharing! (^_^)

Posted at 10:01am Jun 11, 2008 EDT

cootiekids says

Thank you so much!! I appreciate all the useful info!!

Posted at 10:01am Jun 11, 2008 EDT

kerrihale says

and in my world, aomputer = computer :)

Posted at 10:01am Jun 11, 2008 EDT

Ha! :)
That secret Paypal link has no known Paypal navigation. It's just been passed down from Etsy generation to Etsy generation.

Now this continues that trend. :)

Posted at 10:04am Jun 11, 2008 EDT

trillium says

GREAT list, thank you! I also have been using the secret paypal shipping page, from a post in the forums a long time ago. Collective wisdom rocks!

Posted at 10:04am Jun 11, 2008 EDT

LOL kerrihale!

Great list, loosewire!

Posted at 10:04am Jun 11, 2008 EDT