As I scroll through the email I just see the same thing over and over again. Dress. Boots. Earrings. Necklace. Crochet. Knits. Steampunk. Something Holiday related. This is all, of course, great for the sellers that sell these types of things because it adds to the desire and interest of buyers who may want to purchase similar items. And of course, I do not want to down play at all what amazing creations are featured in "Etsy Finds" because quite frankly the items tend to be top notch. BUT. What about the weird, eccentric items laden throughout Etsy? Why must I look at shoes and scarves and hats all the time? I honestly don't even click through to any of the items anymore because there is just no variety day to day. While this email full of features should help out the shops being featured, the lack of variety could ultimately hurt (or just not contribute to) shop sales because we are bored!
So what do we want to see on Etsy Finds? Well I made my own little gallery "Skinny Finds" to give you an idea of what I am talking about.
Who doesn't love cup cakes? These are hilarious and even though they have no practical use, people need to see these awesome items!
Okay, so I know I said I was bored of knits, but this isn't a sweater or scarf.... This is AWESOME!
Just because...moose...they are pretty excellent.
So by now it is likely understood that I personally have a strange taste in items, veering way off the normal course of jewelery and hand bags, but Etsy must understand when they put together their "Etsy Finds" that there are people out there, such as my self, who prefer the strange and interesting over the "popular" consensus. So Etsy, "find" some awesome new stuff every once in a while, will ya?