GraGra33
GraGra33 says:
Original post here - http://www.etsy.com/forums_thread.php?thread_id=6496375

I've taken everyone's comments and suggestions and made a new single list...

Treasuries: http://www.tools4etsy.com/tools/etsy-treasury-search.aspx
Featured Items: http://www.tools4etsy.com/api/front_page.aspx
Featured Sellers: http://www.tools4etsy.com/api/featured.aspx
Heart Viewer: http://www.tools4etsy.com/api/favourites.aspx
consolidated Feedback: http://www.tools4etsy.com/tools/feedback.aspx

Detailed snapshot of a store: http://www.tools4etsy.com/api/listing.aspx

Understanding Etsy Search and how it differs to Google:http://www.etsy.com/forums_thread.php?thread_id=6487593

Find & Compare side-by-side Tag Relevancy, Average Views per Day, Popularity, or Probability with word clouds: http://www.tools4etsy.com/tagwars/Search here in the Etsy Forums for TagWars and you can see how Etsians are finding benefit using this tool... http://www.etsy.com/forums_search.php?search_query=tag+wars&search_type=forum_thread

A PC screensaver for viewing selected filtering of Etsy listings with item click through for more detailed listings browsing:http://www.tools4etsy.com/screensaver.aspx There's also a version embedded in the page for MAC & PC users that can be viewed (in full screen mode) just like the PC Screen saver version.

Free Advertising: http://www.tools4etsy.com/advertising.aspx
Free Advertising http://projectwonderful.com

Free press release: http://www.free-press-release.com/
Free Email List: http://www.yourmailinglistprovider.com/

Free Business Cards: http://www.vistaprint.com
Create your personalized Business Cards: http://us.moo.com/en/partner/etsy-business-cards?utm_source=partner&utm_medium=placement&utm_campaign=etsy

Photo editing: http://www.shrinkpictures.com , http://www.picresize.com ,www.picnik.com , http://picasa.google.com , http://www.gimp.org ,http://www.getpaint.net/download.html & www.pixlr.com (more advanced)

Useful Toolbar with many links (from this thread):http://www.craftomaniatools.com/
Listing of tools: http://www.easyetsy.com/
Listing of Etsy 3rd-party applications: http://developer.etsy.com/applications

Etsy Wiki: http://etsywiki.com/index.php?title=Main_Page
Etsy Resources: http://team.etsy.com/links.html
List of resources: http://www.easyetsy.com/

Buttons for your shop: http://team.etsy.com/downloads.html
Free Banners: http://team.etsy.com/bannerdisplay.php
Custom Made Etsy ADs http://esellerads.com

Blog Advertising: http://www.blogads.com/
Promote: http://handmademarketer.com/promote/
Create a Newsletter: http://content.enewslettersonline.com/14475/11194.html
Plug your sweepstakes/giveaways: www.online-sweepstakes.comwww.prizey.com

Find out if you are in any Treasuries (excludes Treasury East):http://www.craftopolis.com/
Find out who hearts your store and more: www.craftcult.com
Google Analytics, track stats: http://www.google.com/analytics/
Get notified if you're on the front page: http://statsy.org/featurator.php
Social Media Sites Talking about your store: http://www.whostalkin.com/

Etsy Social Networks: http://www.doyouetsy.com/ and http://etsylove.ning.com/

Find more tags: http://www.craftweasel.com/TagToolQuery.do
Keyword Optimization: http://freekeywords.wordtracker.com/

Places for stationary/business cards etc: www.tinyprints.com/ms ,www.minted.com , www.expressionary.com/MSLFEB (through april 30)www.moo.com (15% off 2RB2CK)
Fees Calculator: http://www.rolbe.com/etsy.htm

Software for Craft Businesses www.makeforbusiness.com
Etsy Toolbar http://craftomania.ourtoolbar.com/
How to make your own twitter background:http://theclosetentrepreneur.com/create-a-twitter-background-using-powerpoint
Free fonts: http://www.dafont.com/
Create your own poll: http://polldaddy.com/
Make a word cloud: http://www.wordle.net/

Get your products placed with famous people http://entreprenette.com/instantly-famous
List your Business with MyWikiBiz http://www.mywikibiz.com/Main_Page And help with the formatting: http://www.mywikibiz.com/Help:Cheatsheet

Free Word processing and spreadsheet applications: http://www.openoffice.org/

www.dictionary.com is a great tool! Great for spell checking, tag and word selection, plus much more... Here's some of what it offers:
* Great for spell checking
* Thesaurus
* Synonyms
* International variations
* Nearby Words
* Related Searches
* Plus other words & phrases

HUGE list of helpful Vintage and Antique Resource links:http://archiviavintage.blogspot.com/2009/06/useful-vintage-antiques-and.html

Q&A for IDing your Vintage Finds: http://www.etsy.com/forums_thread.php?thread_id=6438403

Also, here are some important Storque articles of interest:

* Your Shop 101: Hitting the Sweet Spot with Etsy's Most Relevant Search
http://www.etsy.com/storque/how-to/your-shop-101-hitting-the-sweet-spot-with-etsys-most-relevan-4007/

* Guidelines & Tips: Tagging on Etsy
http://www.etsy.com/storque/how-to/guidelines-tips-tagging-on-etsy-281/

* Seller How-To: Tag-o-rama With Descriptive Keywords
http://www.etsy.com/storque/how-to/seller-how-to-tag-o-rama-with-descriptive-keywords-5474/

* Seller Workshop Recap: Tags, Titles, Descriptions and Most Relevant Search
http://www.etsy.com/storque/how-to/seller-workshop-recap-tags-titles-descriptions-and-most-rele-4090/

* Etsy and SEOMoz: Helping the Etsy Community with Search Engine Optimization
http://www.etsy.com/storque/etsy-news/etsy-and-seomoz-helping-the-etsy-community-with-search-engin-4443/

And also Google's Keyword Tool:
https://adwords.google.com/select/KeywordToolExternal


Other high traffic site to check out:

* www.thelittleblackboxes.com
* www.craigslist.org
* www.webbcatalog.com
* www.usfreeads.com
* www.oodle.com
* http://modish.typepad.com
* www.theindiego.com
* www.craftster.org/advertise
* www.webclassifieds.us
* www.linkrefferal.com
* www.diyscene.com
* www.stumblehere.com
* http://lunacraft.com/help_promote
* www.linkedin.com
* www.bigtent.com
* www.freecraftfair.com
* www.mycraftcorner.com/
* www.indiepublic.com/
* www.plumdrop.com/
* www.bebo.com/
* www.deviantart.com/
* http://photobucket.com
* http://fuzzb.com/
* www.craftjuice.com/
* http://craftstylish.com/
* www.myspace.com/etsy
* www.kaboodle.com
* www.craigslist.org
* www.kijiji.com
* www.dedicated.typepad.com/
* www.stumbleupon.com
* http://craftzine.com/

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