Monday, July 14, 2008

The Day in Quotes: Monday, July 14th

Etsy stuffed with?

I like rainbows a lot. is it true that etsy is made up of cupcakes and rainbows and pretty clouds with smiley faces?
If you don't like it
i say if people don't like profanity as a marketing tool, fuck 'em.
Boring luggage
there is definately a lot of baggage on etsy with the term "professional". Almost as much baggage as comes with "profit" and "sucess"
What is Etsy stuffed with? Part 2
I am glad that etsy is not stuffy and "professional". It's off the cuff and kitschy and homegrown. Professional is so boring.


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12 Comments:

mememe said...

If you don't like the professionalism, just go and sell things off a blanket on a street corner. Don't get offended when people steal some random items, or pees on your blanket. After all, you're there to be kitchy and off the cuff, not make money.
Sorry, but I started off by defending etsy a lot too. Trust me, you'll be looking for some professionalism after your blanket gets pissed on a few times.

Heather said...

trust me - I'm not going to buy from someone who thinks professionalism is boring. Professionalism, in an online seller's case, is getting me my item in a safe and timely manner. Nothing boring about that.

Another dimwit on a cupcake high.

MajorFuckingEtsyBurnout said...

Kay, this is my final attempt to post a comment on here. Nothing I have posted over the last 3 days has shown up in the comments?....testing testing,,,,

eclipse said...

"Professionalism is Boring" needs to be added to the drinking game, except whenever I read it (and sadly this aint the first time!) I wanna break the bottle and cut somebody.

I wanna make "professional is not boring" buttons.

el-stinko-armpit said...

Ha! Great inspiration for promo items:

(your business URL here) Too Professional for Etsy

TheSneakyOne said...

MFEB, I see you and approved your comment. Sometimes blogger likes to eat responses, so we don't see them to approve. We approve just about everyone unless a poster is being a deliberate douchebag.

Anonymous said...

"Professional is Boring" - a perfect slogan for buttons, tees, coffee mugs and more!

Wonder if the person who coined that phrase (in sincerity) has been offered a job at Etsy yet. Just the kind of person they're looking for!

The Kinky One said...

Or maybe they work for Etsy already as a mole.

The Kinky One said...

majorfuckingetsyburnout - what Sneaky One said. We have never had an issue with your posts and have always approved them.

Ashley said...

" el-stinko-armpit said...
Ha! Great inspiration for promo items:

(your business URL here) Too Professional for Etsy"

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I would buy those.

TheSneakyOne said...

Sorry Anon at 708pm, no anonymous comments.

bastet2329 said...

sweet! i was quoted.

etsy really is made of rainbows, right?