Monday, January 31, 2011

Why bother to follow us on Twitter?

Ok, so here's the deal.  So many times I have dear customers of mine ask if they can be the very first to see or possibly buy an item before anyone else can get to it.  You guys are so sweet!  I just love ya.  Now that being said, sometimes it would be nice if there was a way that people could get first crack at something newly listed before anyone else gets to it.  This being especially true of Sherry's work.  Sometimes she surprises me with a new item I had no idea she was even making!  The item is photographed and emailed to me and then she calls and tells me to list it in the store.  This is just as much of a surprise to me as it is to you when you see it in there :)  So it got me thinking how I could make it easier for collectors to see what exactly we're doing or what we're working on...or even listing for sale on any particular day.  In comes the miracle website Twitter :)  If you sign up for a free account, you can easily add your mobile phone number to your private and secure account.  Why do this?  Because if I post something for sale (or any of your other favorite sellers who may have a twitter account for that matter) you will get a text message to your phone telling you I just Tweeted something.  I highly doubt I will get on there for random crap that no one wants to hear :)  This will be updates like "Almost finished making this item I've been discussing on my blog and will be listing it tomorrow" or "I just listed this item in my store a few minutes ago".  You won't get a text message about how my cat just arfed up a hairball on the rug and now I'm going to clean it up :)  You won't hear about how I have a cold or that I'm out grocery shopping right now.  B-O-R-I-N-G.  Only important stuff.

To be quickly notified about what IMPORTANT stuff we're doing, follow us on Twitter:
you'll have to add us on our page as well as sign up your phone in order to get these updates sent to your phone.  The easy instructions are on the mobile tab when you sign in.

It's so easy a kid can do it :)  We're under username 19thdayminis and all you have to do is do an easy people search.  So simple!

I will also be adding a link to the right hand side of the blog so that you guys will have a reminder where you can find us-both on my blog and Sherry's.  Okie dokie darlins, I'll let you all think on it :)

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  1. Ahhh I made a vow not to spend any more time on the PC than I have to so i can get more minis done Tara, so I wont be able to Twitter! I do facebook just to keep in contact with family in the US etc but wouldnt get anything done if I stated twitting lol!! So I hope you keep us posted on your blog. With the time difference too I often miss out on newly listed US items on etsy so keep me up to date on your goodies please!! Kate xxx

  2. Ok, so I signed up and can't find you. What am I doing wrong??


    web address :)

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