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Oct 25 2011

Whats In A Name

The other day I got up early and logged onto my etsy site at 4 am (for those of you who don’t know what etsy is-it is a place where artists,designers and crafters like myself can open a shop and sell our creations to the world) anxiously awaiting the “go” signal to make a name change for my shop.  I really enjoy being an etsy seller. But, I have never been happy with my shop name, shop Polka Dots. You may recall a little while ago I did a post about my shop. If you missed it please  click here. When I originally opened the shop you were “stuck” with the name you had selected. But, recently etsy has allowed sellers to change their shop names. You only get one shot at it and then that’s it, never again.

So there I was glued to the keyboard, my etsy page open, even if my eyes weren’t. I waited and waited and waited some more. But, no go signal….. there was an issue and the change was delayed, finally at 345pm I did it! I changed my shop name to Keepsakes By Katherine!! I even bought the domain name just in case, I now own KeepsakesByKatherine.com too.

What do you think of the new name?

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  1. Poetesswug

    Very nice Katherine…and very appropriate. :-) ‘Live long and prosper’ with it!!

  2. New End Studio

    I also like your byline, “where every day is a special occasion.”

  3. Shady Del Knight

    Yes, I like it! The formality of the new name implies quality. Have a splendid day, Katie!

  4. Marilyn

    I agree…. This name is very appropriate. It has to be simple & tell you at a glance what is being sold!!
    Have a Great Day!!
    Marilyn

  5. small Kucing

    very good name

  6. Eva

    Hi Katherine,

    I paid a visit to your online shop, and you have some really beautiful things there :)
    I love it!

    Enjoy your day!

  7. Ms. A

    I love it! Suits you perfectly.

  8. Jodi Hall

    Love the new name! :) I struggled with the name of my blog and my shop :) took me forever lol

  9. annie

    I like it. It’s simple and elegant and tells the whole story in one glance.
    Good luck with it!

  10. Christine

    Love it and the logo

  11. Connie Arnold

    Yes, that’s a wonderful and appropriate name for it!

  12. lin

    It makes more sense and then you have continuity among your blogs and shop.

  13. Sandy Foster

    I like it…the double K’s are memorable!

    It was a thrill meeting Rachel. I’m still too shy to look at all the pictures! Thanks so much for your kind comment on my blog.
    xo
    Sandy

  14. kathy

    Hi Katherine,

    The name is most fitting. Perfect addition to your branding. I can relate to those eyes wide shut brainstorms too.

    Hugs and Happy Tuesday to you!

  15. Sheri

    I love it! It’s perfect.

  16. Deborah

    Sounds like the perfect name!

  17. Poppyinpink

    Great name, Katherine. Memorable and easy to associate. Great move!

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