meet the new kid in town

October 19, 2011 at 11:55 am 9 comments

There’s a new kid on the block in the online marketplace world, and this one is homegrown in Canada!

Zaybia is the creation of  “a couple of guys that met in college back in the early 2000’s. After four years of educational bliss split between Red Deer and Lethbridge, Alberta, [they] went [their] separate ways. [They} kept in touch of course, and as fate would have it one day [they] came up with an idea that [they] hoped would shape the future of Canadian craftsmanship forever…. ”

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“an online e-commerce platform with which small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs alike can create a free online presence and distribute their artistically unique handmade goods. ”

or more simply put … “a website where people that live in Canada and make awesome stuff can post pictures of that stuff online and sell it to other people from anywhere in the world.”

There is a directory listing the participating shops by province with Alberta being the heaviest represented at this time – what an artistic bunch!  (but they are always looking for new sellers).

How cool is that?

Time to move on over, Etsy 😉

you can find Peacock & Lime on Zaybia  – 

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9 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Tina  |  October 19, 2011 at 2:49 pm

    I like this, thanks for sharing, I will have to check it out.

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    • 2. krispix  |  October 19, 2011 at 5:02 pm

      You totally should! It’s a great set up! (and welcome back, Black Star Boutique! woo hoo!)

      Reply
  • 3. cindylouwho2  |  October 20, 2011 at 12:13 am

    I have had a shop there for over a year, & although I wish they were moving a little faster to get out of beta, it definitely has promise. I hope the SEO tools improve!

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    • 4. krispix  |  October 20, 2011 at 4:22 pm

      For over a year – wow! I saw your shop on the directory, too!

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    • 5. Lee  |  October 20, 2011 at 5:45 pm

      Hey cindylouwho2, it’s funny you should mention that, we were just discussing SEO the other day.
      We should have some new meta tagging, etc. implemented soon, so stay tuned! 🙂

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      • 6. cindylouwho2  |  October 21, 2011 at 1:43 am

        Hi Lee – good to know! Some of my things are ranking quite decently already, so I am quite pleased. Wish I had more time to write new listings though! I will keep working on it 🙂

  • 7. Jeff  |  October 20, 2011 at 4:04 pm

    i bought my mom an amazing handcrafted christmas gift on zaybia and now she expects something with as much thought for christmas 🙂

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    • 8. krispix  |  October 20, 2011 at 4:13 pm

      Haha! That’s great! but, uh, dug yourself into a bit of a hole? 😉
      Good thing there are so many cool new items!

      Reply
  • 9. Lee  |  October 20, 2011 at 5:43 pm

    Hey, Lee here from Zaybia 🙂

    Thanks so much for the great shout-out! P&L, you have some great items in your Zaybia shop – can’t wait to see what else you will be adding in the future!

    All of your feedback and support is greatly appreciated, everyone! =oD

    Reply

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