Saturday, August 2, 2008

Welcome from Mee a Bee



Welcome to Japan Focus Etsy. I'm Jacqui from Mee a Bee. We've started this group so we can work together to spread the word about Etsy. We love handmade!

About Me:
I'm a long term resident of Japan. I've lived here for about twleve years. I'm a New Zealander. I have two children, am married and live about an hour out of central Osaka.

My children are my inspiration for my work. I have two boys aged six and two. The abundance of cute things for girls drives me to create cool and cute things for boys. I love to sew. I have a serious fabric obsession. I love shopping. These things combined led me to Etsy.

I made my first purchases about a year and a half ago when I discovered Etsy via one of my favourite design blogs. It wasn't until October 2007 that I started to think that perhaps I could run my own store. So far it's going well. I love having my own business.

My Goals for Japan Focus Etsy:
For me it's about networking. Connecting Etsy sellers here in Japan. Brainstorming ideas so we can all be successful. I've learned a lot over the past few months, maybe you have too. Let's share those tips.

Invitation:
We've created this group to help any Etsy seller in Japan who wants to team up and is willing to contribute to better the whole group.

We also welcome global sellers who want to learn more about marketing to the Japanese customer.

Please email us or leave a comment so we can get back to you if you are interested.

3 comments:

Andrea Kobayashi 小林アンドレア said...

Hi Jacqui,
I would like to join this blog! Please contact me at my blog or shop.
cheers
Andrea

Gallery Juana said...

Hi, I would love to join this blog and cross link as well. I am working on a Storque article as well to highlight sellers in Japan.

Thanks Togei for all your hard work on the kansai mag article!

I can be contacted through my blog or etsy.

all the best,
Juana
GalleryJuana.etsy.com

Merry said...

Hi Jacqui...
I would love to join your team! Look at my shop and contact me if you think I would be a proper team member. Thank you very much.

Merry
Obi1 Designs

www.obi1.etsy.com