May 29, 2013

Etsy Fort Worth Membership Perks


Have you been considering joining Etsy Fort Worth but aren't exactly sure what's in it for you? 

As a member of Etsy Fort Worth not only can you be a part of your local craft community
but you can also look forward to these benefits: 


  • Live member support at our monthly team meetings
  • Live member socializing at our monthly "Coffee Time" and craft parties.
  • Feature in our "Meet Our Members" blog column
  • Free promotion (team blog, twitter, Facebook,  Pinterest and treasuries)
  • Vendor priority at all Etsy Fort Worth events
  • Free business advice at our mini "Indiepreneur" classes held at our live team meetings
  • Access to our members only calendar of local events, craft shows, deadlines and more
  • Online support from other Esty Fort Worth members
  • Community service and outreach projects

RULES AND GUIDELINES


As with any organization Etsy Fort Worth has to adhere to set standards in order to work smoothly. Below are our Rules and Guidelines that will be strictly followed.

Open for Business - All shops must be open and running for a minimum of 6 months to be eligible for Etsy Fort Worth. 

Shops and Listings - All shops must have at minimum five shop listing at all times. All shop listings must comply with Etsy's terms and conditions.

Team Tag - All members should add the tag Team Fort Worth to their listings. 

Shop Announcement - Your shop announcement must state you are a member of Etsy Fort Worth. 


Social Networking - Each week, all team members agree to post at least one social network update for Etsy Fort Worth via their personal accounts. This can include blog post(s), Facebook update(s), Twitter update(s) or a team treasury on Etsy.com.

Annual Dues - $40 annual dues will be in effect. These dues help to cover the cost of our website domain, private forum, promotional items, deposits on local events, volunteering/sponsorship expenses, etc. Those  chosen to be members will be invoiced  via paypal; invoice must be paid within seven business days of notification. 

Live Team Meetings - Each member will be required to come to, at minimum, one live or online team meeting every three months. We currently meet the first Thursday of every month from 7-9pm.

Team Sponsored Shows and Events - To participate in Etsy Fort Worth sponsored shows and events, you are required to actively participate with the event, this can include organizing, planning, execution of plans, delivery and pick up of supplies, and other needs as they arise. Everyone will also need to help with active promoting. Failure to do so will result in exclusion from future team sponsored events.

Most Importantly – Network and have fun! You will only get as much out of our team as the amount of time you put into it. 


Applications will be accepted  until May 31, 2013. 




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