Artisan Marketplace Adds Commenting Capability to Items and New Commenter Discount Feature

Online marketplace rewards social participation of users with new discount comment feature. Sellers on the site are now able to reward patrons for socially sharing their products. - March 06, 2012 Artisan Wins Talenthouse U2 Design Contest

ArtFire member rostudios' artwork has been chosen from hundreds of entries as a winner of the Talenthouse U2 collage design contest. - March 02, 2012

Artisan Marketplace Improves Shopper Experience with New Favorites and Patron Account provides new, privacy-controlled favoriting in new buyer "Patron" accounts, in addition to discounts for shoppers who support artists and indie business. - February 25, 2012

Artisan Marketplace Launches New Commercial Marketplace and Offers Discounted Rate

As part of the grand opening of the Commercial Marketplace on ArtFire, an Early Bird Special price will be offered to new Commercial sellers. - October 12, 2011 Creates Way for Sellers to Launch Three Simultaneous Web Stores Across Social Media Venues

Artisan marketplace utilizes social media outlets for sellers by turning blogs and Facebook into independent storefronts. - August 24, 2011

Artisan Marketplace Launches New ProPay-Integrated Cart to Enable Faster, Easier Check-Out, the artisan marketplace, has launched a new improved cart to streamline the shopping experience on the site. - August 18, 2011

Artisan Marketplace Works with to Connect Independent Artists with Established Brands

Talenthouse and ArtFire partner to help artists to connect with hundreds of global brands. - June 22, 2011

Artisan Marketplace Promotes New Email with a $100-a-Day Giveaway

The new ArtFire Collection of the Day email promotes ArtFire artisans and their work. The email premiers with a chance to win one hundred dollars a day in gift certificates on - April 14, 2011

Artisan Marketplace Unveils New Customer Support Help Center, the artisan marketplace, has launched an interactive help center to organize their library of help materials. The Help Center includes a variety of resources and information for both buyers and sellers. - April 09, 2011

The and Social Media Boot Camp Signs Up 2,500 People in Less Than a Week

Interest in ArtFire and Postling's a social media boot camp increases steadily with over 2,500 people already signed up. Each week Postling will email a new lesson and it will be discussed in the ArtFire forums. - March 30, 2011 Teams Up with to Create a Free Social Media Management Boot Camp for Small Businesses and are working together to create a six week boot camp to help individuals better understand how to use social media in their business. This interactive series of lessons is free, and will provide an opportunity to small business owners to get answers to their social media questions. - March 23, 2011

Artisans on Mark Their Three Millionth Product Listing Milestone has reached a three million listing milestone and made progress in sales and traffic in 2011. These gains have made new hires and further marketplace development possible. - March 16, 2011 Shows Amazon Universal Wish List is a Great Partnership for Handmade Artisans

Shoppers directed from Amazon Universal Wish List are more than 500% more likely to purchase from ArtFire artisans. - October 15, 2010 Launches Newest ArtFire Member Feature “Check-Ins”

New "Check-Ins" allow Sellers on to Instill Buyer Confidence and Demonstrate Their Dedication - October 13, 2010

ArtFire Collections Now Live on

ArtFire’s new Collections tool allows users to create unique assortments of artisan and vintage goods - August 12, 2010

ArtFire and Jo-Ann Stores Partner to Offer VIP Card to Artisan Members

ArtFire Members to Receive 10% off Discount for Jo-Ann Stores Year-Round - July 28, 2010

ArtFire Builds Artisan Recognition Program with the Certified Handmade Artisan Award

ArtFire Organizes New Application/Award System to Showcase Handmade Sellers - July 17, 2010

ArtFire’s New Item Page: Increasing Flexibility for How Artisans Display Their Items

ArtFire’s new item page combines months of research with community feedback - June 23, 2010

The Craft & Hobby Association Partners with

CHA Becomes ArtFire’s newest Common Good Partner with Discounts to CHA and ArtFire Members - June 11, 2010

ArtFire Items Now Searchable on adds Products to’s Discovery Search Engine - April 18, 2010

ArtFire’s Merchandizer Gives Sellers Custom Control of Their Item Displays

ArtFire sellers can now determine how their studio and categories are viewed by shoppers - April 01, 2010

New Art Daily Blog Gets Staff of ArtFire Blogging

ArtFire’s new site blog features columns from the different department heads of ArtFire. - March 18, 2010

ArtFire’s Friends and Family Promotion

ArtFire offers new promo to allow members to share their low locked-in rate with fellow artisans - March 04, 2010

ArtFire Voted Top in Innovation for the Shorty Awards

ArtFire receives more than 300 votes in Innovation as part of the Shorty Awards - February 11, 2010

ArtFire to Raise Seller Subscription Rate

Last Opportunity for sellers to lock in current $12 rate - February 06, 2010

ArtFire Creates Self-Moderating Forums

New ArtFire forums empower artisans in governance and offer automated business promotion. - January 21, 2010

ArtFire Surpasses One Million items Listed

ArtFire passes 1,000,000 unique products listed for sale on the site. - January 20, 2010

ArtFire Announces Free Unlimited Listings for All Sellers

Unlimited Listing and Selling now free on Artfire for all Account Types - December 12, 2009

The 12 Days of Tweetmas Contest on ArtFire

ArtFire’s Twitter Contest awards winners their favorite ArtFire item - December 11, 2009

ArtFire Experiences Record Sales in November

Artisan sales on up 6,625 percent year over year - December 10, 2009

ArtFire’s Facebook Kiosk Surpasses 10,000 Users

Users take advantage of ArtFire’s tool allowing them to sell though Facebook. - November 18, 2009

ArtFire to Host Black Friday/Cyber Monday Sale

ArtFire aids their artisan sellers in preparation for the shopping holiday with new features. - November 14, 2009

ArtFire’s Anniversary Special: Allowing Members to Pre-Purchase and Save Launches new Payment Option for Pro Members. - November 06, 2009

ArtFire's Forge Feature: Making Custom Work Requests Easy's new feature makes it simple for buyers to request custom-made goods - November 01, 2009

ArtFire’s New Landing Pages Create Six Marketplaces

ArtFire creates new front pages for all major categories creating equal exposure for all creative arts. - October 25, 2009’s Holiday-Free-For-All a Fast Success: More Than 20,000 Items Listed Daily

ArtFire’s Unlimited Listings Holiday Promotion Causes Huge Spike in Items - October 17, 2009

ArtFire Integrates Blogs Into Studios launches fully customizable blogs for artisan members - October 16, 2009

ArtFire Gives Away Free Unlimited Listings for the Shopping Season

Everyone gets free unlimited listings for the holidays on - September 30, 2009

ArtFire’s Global Product Editor: Making Inventory Management Simple’s new feature allows members to quickly manage hundreds of products. - September 25, 2009 Releases “Meet the Maker” Bios

Shoppers want a more human connection to Artisans: ArtFire delivers - September 17, 2009

ArtFire Partners with Amazon Payments to Give Shoppers Safe Secure Payment Options

ArtFire Integrates payment system used by 88 million people to better serve Artisans - September 10, 2009

ArtFire Launches Coupon Codes for Sellers in Time for the Fourth Quarter

Codes for free shipping, $ off, % off and free gift can be tweeted and placed on blogs with widgets - September 02, 2009

New Kiosk App - Turn Your Facebook Profile Into an Online Store

Buyers purchase right on Facebook with no sign-up, never leaving the page and completely SSL secure. - August 26, 2009

ArtFire’s Shop by Color Feature: Redefining How Buyers Browse Online

ArtFire launches Shop by Color Search Feature just in time for the Fourth Quarter. - August 20, 2009

Christmas Comes Early for Handmade Shoppers

Artisan Community works Together to Launch Christmas in July Sale - July 19, 2009

ArtFire Gives Away $100 Shopping Sprees to Winners of Facebook Contest

ArtFire to give away more than $300 dollars. - July 16, 2009

SMO Week at ArtFire: Teaching Artisans Internet Marketing Techniques

Craft website providing social media tips and tricks for artisans - July 03, 2009 and Delphi Partner to Provide Glass Artisans with Custom Fusion Studios

Partnership to give even more to the Handmade Community - June 24, 2009 Offering More Features Completely Free adds even more tools to their free seller accounts. - June 19, 2009

Interested in a Free Handmade Shopping Spree? Become a Fan of ArtFire on Facebook is giving away a $100 shopping spree to the winners of their new Facebook contest. - June 12, 2009

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