Saturday, January 22, 2011

Espy'd: Reduce/Recycle Social Blog Network & Community!


I just joined espy’d™ as a free member! espy’d™ is a NEW social blog network & community for everything handmade, vintage & antique! espy’d™ focuses on products that “reDuce, reUse, reCycle, reStyle & reStore” and we feel that supporting all things handmade, vintage & antique go hand and hand with those ideals.

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle...hey, that sounds like an Eco-Friendly Freckles motto! I love how this site has a focus on nurturing nature and the beauty of handmade and vintage items...what more could you want in a site?!

espy’d™ is in its early stages and has just launched; the administrator Gina is so sweet and helpful...if you have any questions she will be able to assist you. You can join as a free member if you would like (as I did) and you will have access to many of the features of the site. A few of the features and benefits for the Free Membership include:

  • MEMBER CHAT: Connect with members of our community in our Group chat rooms.
  • COMMUNITY/ACTIVITY WALL: You will be able to interact and socialize with like-minded people within the community. (Social networking built in!)
  • BLOG (ad supported): Your own customizable handmade/vintage/antique blog (add your own logo/header image change colors etc.) with custom sub-domain (example: http://yourname.espyd.com). espy’d™ only has a small unobtrusive community admin bar at the top.
  • FEATURED: Members/blog posts are randomly featured on every page of the website including the front page.
  • EXPOSURE: Every time you post to your blog it will be featured within the activity stream as well as pages on the website.
  • COMMUNITY GROUPS: You can join groups and discussions on various topics related to all things handmade.
  • PROFILE: You can create a member profile specific to your interests or products. You can also search the member directory to find like-minded members or members who make certain types of items. Profiles have social networking built in!
This site is so much fun and a wonderful place for fellow Etsyians to meet up, share ideas, post photos and content, and so much more! I am very excited...Please check out this site, here is the link:

http://espyd.com/

4 comments:

Artifact Andrea said...

How cool, Jessy! I will have to join their network once I start listing items in my art shop that use recycled materials: i.e. greeting cards. :-)

Eco-Friendly Freckles said...

That would be perfect! I love you new blog and your blogger name...so cute! :-D I am thrilled about your new Etsy shop Andy!

ananda said...

hi jessica!
i am so so into sustainability, caring our earth, and reducing landfills! i love creative reuse! there's a book called eco craft you'll love, you may have it already =)
can't wait to see more of your works!
xo, ananda

Eco-Friendly Freckles said...

Thank you Ananda for the book suggestion! This Eco Craft book sounds like a fun read...I just requested it from my local library. ;-)