Thursday, June 18, 2009

The Price I Pay...

I am dissapointed with some 'unfriendly' Etsy sellers

I recently posted a forum post on Etsy with regards to using Flickr and Picnik as like my Tuesday post. My main intention was to inform people who are not aware of Picnik to give it a try as it does help improve photos.

I made a mistake and used the word 'Promote' as you are not allowed to promote your shop on Flickr. Suddenly I was attacked by some Etsy sellers who I think has reported my account and got it deleted!

How do I know that it was because of my forum post? I know because I had my Flickr account there for over 2 years, unknowingly before this said more about my Etsy shop than it supposed to over the last 2 days.

I have good intentions, I want to help! I am a strong believer in Karma and definately the saying 'what goes around comes around' and therefore I will not stop helping!

On the bright side it has made me many good friends!

7 comments:

Les Petites Souers said...

Hey I am sorry to hear about such a bad experience with etsy. Seems like a huge misunderstanding. Are you opening a new shop?

RedRubyonFire said...

Les Petites - Thanks for your comment. Lucky it was just my shop Flickr account!

I'm not closing down or changing my Etsy shop :)

Clique Da Cour said...

im sorry about that...you cant please everyone i have learned that...at least your helping other people...

sevenwestdesigns said...

Wow! That seems pretty petty~! Sorry to hear that happend to you!

Chigger Hill Cottage said...

Sometimes people are so quick to jump in other's business without weighing in the facts. They could at least be friendly enough to call you out on it first then given you the chance to explain.

Umiko said...

I hear you. A lot of people tend to take out their personal frustrations on other people. Instead of road rage it's forum rage. I've had some people so misunderstand me that they just flip and get really nasty. Just let it slide off your back, because like you said, karma baby!

Anonymous said...

I'm sorry to hear that. It seems like there are a lot of people who are ready and poised to "blow the whistle" or are spending a lot of time policing Etsy. We should all just concentrate on creating and helping each other when we can.