Thursday, March 20, 2008

We've Hit 5000!!!!!

Woo Hoo!!!!! We've gotten 5000 hits in just under 9 weeks! We started The Downtown Boutique on January 21st of this year, and we've already reached 5000 visitors (not inlcluding me!). Our visitors have come from these countries:

United States, Netherlands, Greece,
Canada, France, Brazil,
Nigeria, Israel, New Zealand,
Peru, Finland, Sweden,
Germany, Russian Federation, Singapore,
Japan, Kenya, Turkey,
India, Morocco, Philippines,
Australia, Argentina, Indonesia,
Ireland, Croatia, Belgium ,
United Kingdom, Ghana, South Africa,
Mexico, Grenada, Switzerland,
Portugal, Denmark, Italy,
Spain, Norway, Estonia,
Hungary, Malyasia, New South Wales,
Iran, Senegal
That's 43 different countries!!!! I'm so excited!!!!

To thank you for visiting our blog and helping us to reach 5000 visitors, I will be giving away ONE FREE MONTH OF ADVERTISING!!!!! That's free month of advertising! I will give away one 125x125 spot, and one Link Listing (shown under "Go Shopping").

This giveaway is closed now. Thank you all for entering. Congratulations to TerBearCo. and Bella Symphony who won the free advertising!
Have a great day!


Willow Tree said...

Wow I just found your blog, LOVE it! Congrats on all fo your visitors.
Im new and from the US:)

Laura said...

Congratulations on 5000 visits!

I'm from the UK and this is my first visit to The Downtown Boutique. OOh, and my email is

Erin said...

Hi! I'd like to enter the draw. :)

I'm new here, and I live in Canada. Contact me at!

Tricia Dutton said...

Your blog is so pretty and has tons of info! Great job!

I live in the United States and have visited your blog for the first time today. My email address is

Have fun blogging!!

Reg said...

I an a regular visitor to "Downtown"
I live in the US :)
Email you can see on your end*smile*

Reg said...

opps better follow directions better :)

OR :)

kpcreations said...

You have a beautiful site here. I have visited before and love that you have a nice variety of things posted. I would love to win your free advertising! I am from Wisconsin, USA and my email address is

Thanks so much,
KPCreations - Etsy said...

I live in the United States and this is the second time I have visited your blog. I would love to be entered in your drawing and would love to be entered for a free moth of advertising!!!

Thank you so much,
djcregue at wmis dot com

Lauren said...

I live in the United States. This is my first time to The Downtown Boutique. I would love to win the month of free advertising! My email is My etsy shop is


Precious Memories. Always Remember. said...

Hi There!! I am from the U.S.A and this is my first time visiting this lovely Downtown Boutique. My e-mail address is
My shop address is:

Thanks so much for the opportunity you are giving to two people!!

AmyLynn Field said...

Congrats on 5,000 views! Thats amazing!

I am from the USA! This is my first time visiting The Downtown Boutique! It is great!

AmyLynn Field said...

oh yeah my email is:

Jessica said...

What an adorable blog!!! This is my first visit but I'm sure I'll be back!!!

United States

Anonymous said...

Hi I am Anna, I live in Greece.
I have visited your blog a couple of times in the past.


indulgentcreations said...

I'm from the US and have visited this blog before! It's great. My email addy is or you can find me on Etsy

Keep up the great blog!


chloerose said...

I'm from the United States and this is my first time visiting your's beautiful. My email address is My etsy id is chloerosedesigns

Thank You!


4paws said...

I'm from Canada and I've visited your blog a few times to enter contests. So far I've never won but I'll keep on trying.

Congrats :)


Rosalie said...

I won't enter the content because some of my items aren't "family friendly" but wanted to send good wishes on your accomlishment!

Bunny B said...

Congrats on your 5000th hit! I was new to this blog earlier this month but have been visiting often :) Have a great weekend!!

laura said...

Yay! Congrats on the 5000 hits!

We split our time between Seattle and Germany, so I'm not sure where you should count me from... :)

And I regularly visit your site, love it!

cheers, laura
laurachilton (at) hotmail (dot) com

Erin said...

I love how you are promoting indie artists, especially us sahms!!!

Great blog, I will link to you from mine :)

I'm from the US.

Sew Gracious said...

Congrats on the success of the wonderful blog, Angie!

I've been here since Day One and live in the USA! ;-)

pam {at} sewgracious {dot} c0m

CB said...

I have been lurking here for about a month now. Congrats on the visits. I am from USA. I'd love to be entered in your ad giveaway. Thanks

robyn's nest said...

I read your post in the Etsy forums, and this is my first visit to your blog! I'm from the U.S., and my email is

Tara said...

I've read your blog several times! I originally found you through Laura Williams Musings blog.
I live in Canada.

taradawnrobertson at hotmail dot com

Rascallion said...

Congratulations to you! And to me, for finding this site just now (better late than never!)
I found you via Laura Williams Musings blog and I am so glad I did.
I live in Canada on the West Coast.
my email is ds4334 at yahoo . ca .

Beadbug00 said...

Yay for 5000+ visits !
I am from the U.S. and this is my first time here !


Agnes said...


I'm from Singapore, the little red dot! This is my first time here and love your blog, lovely design!

Agnes (^-^)

Kelly said...

I've been here several times! I'm in the US. You can contact me at

Kathryn said...

Congrats Angie!!! Of course you know where I am from! USA baby!!
Artful Blessings,

LillyPatBaubles said...

A great big YIPEEEEEE it is totally awesome that you have hit over 5000 on this blog. I am for South Florida, United States

Lorissa J. Longfellow said...

I've been here a few times. Love to read your blog. Congrats on all your success. Isn't lovely when your hard work pays off.
I'm from the USofA and a FAM member. Can you use that as my contact/email for the contest?
Congrats again. Lorissa (ljdesignphoto)

Jezabels Jewels said...

ohmygosh, i'm checking in on ya all the time (but not in a crazy stalker way, lol) i love love LOVE your features! a HUGE congrats on 5000 exciting?!?!

oh, i'm in chicago...united states ;)

New England Quilter said...

Wow - what a great blog you have here. This is my first time visiting. I live in the US in the lovely state of NH.
Have fun meeting all of these new people in your contest!

ElegantSnobbery said...

I've been to your blog several times, and have discovered a whole bunch of shops I haven't seen before and love as a result! I'm from TX, in the US of A!

Sandi said...

WOW great blog!!
This is my first time..and I'm from the US..

Becky said...

congrats on 5000! I would love to be entered into your drawing for free ad space! I am from the good ol' US of A, and was excited to see Portugal listed as one of your viewer's countries. My hubby and girls are portuguese!

Anonymous said...

Hello, this is my first visit to DownTown and I am new to blogging so just getting used to things. I have only been on etsy for a month. Your blog is really interesting and beautifully laid out. my email is

Anonymous said...

Sorry Leaft out the bit oabout where I'm from .The UK.

Khristinne said...

Hi! I just found your blog and I think it's great :) I'm visiting your site from Toronto, Canada. Congrats on the milestone hits!


Octavine Illustration said...

i just found you through the magical etsy forums!

i am an illustrator living in beautiful portland, oregon. congratulations on your milestone! cheers.~

Berit New York said...

Hi I had your blog saved on my favourites list for a while now and I try to check back ever so often.

I am a couture designer operating in Brooklyn, NY USA

my email is:

Lisa said...

Hi! This is the first time I have visited. Thanks to your heart on Etsy I found you!!!

I would love to enter the comp. I'm from Australia, my email is and my web site is

Congrats on reaching 5000!

XUE said...

Konnichiwa! I'm writing from Tokyo & I'm visiting for the first time...but not the last! Thank you for this chance to join.

email :
read :
shop :

My said...

I am from the US

myisha at springcartdesigns dot com

SuperMOM said...

WOW!! LOVE the blog. I blog too and I KNOW how much work goes into a blog. You have done an AWESOME job here!!!!CONGRATS on all the hits!!!!

RedMarionette said...

First time visiting!
From Orlando, FL

Kelli with Red Marionette

Thanks for the opportunity!

Kathleen Ellis said...

Wow, that's great! 5000 hits? Yippee!
I have only visted this blog once, from Etsy. I would love to enter the drawing.
Kathleen E

Anonymous said...

hi! i'm shannon and this is my first time visiting.
i found you on etsy!

i am from canada :)

bddesigns said...

I'd love to enter the drawing! I'm from the US (Ohio) and my valid email address is



Anonymous said...


I found you on Etsy just now. Great blog, and congrats on your huge success! I'd be happy to link yours to mine...


Anonymous said...

PS. America.

Amber said...

I'm Amber from the United States, first time here

Jen said...

What a cool idea!

I'm from the US (living in FL right now, actually), and this is my first time here. My email is

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Rhonda said...

Hi! Great blog! I am from the U.S. and this is my first time on this site. I would love to win! Great prize giveaway!

terbear said...

Wow, congrats on the visitor count!
I am in the USA
and my e-mail address is
please visit my store too if you can!

good luck!

tilleyjewels said...

I'm from the US--been checking in for about a week since I saw an Etsy forum post about this site. Congrats on your milestone!

crystal said...

You need to give me some pointers on how to get that much traffic to MY blog! Hehehe! Congrats! This is my first time here, I've been to your etsy shop though. :) I'm in lovely Canada!


custompaperdesigns said...

Hope it is not too late to be in this contest!!!
I am from US, New Jersey & I found you all from Etsy actually the post in forums section. This is my first time here to your blog, by I have added to my list of daily blogs to check!
emil: custompaperdesigns [at] gmail [ dot] com

My shop at Etsy:
Thanks so much & look forward to reading your blog from now on!