Huh. So the rumor is true...a group of people fighting for a common cause can make a difference? In this case so the cause was perhaps silly to come, our right as Etsy sellers to be found in google searches, but damnit we got heard. Etsy appears to have readjusted their meta tags and gave us back what is rightfully ours.
AND Etsy admin has admitted they need to adjust how they respond to sellers, communicate better and perhaps even take our thoughts into consideration. Read More Here.
Thank you Etsy, seriously. I may snark, I may whine. And while I admit, no Etsy is not my main selling venue anymore, I would like to keep my shops open and there is a lot I enjoy about the site. Thank you for being able to man up, admit you screwed up and fix it.
And my nose ended up NOT being cut off to spite my face..imagine that...