Five Simple Ways to Reduce Stress as a Crafty Business Owner

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All entrepreneurs experience stress and burnout from time to time. It’s an inevitable part of running a small business. Working for yourself can be so rewarding, but the stress can really affect your productivity. Here are my best tips for dealing with the pressure: 1. Simplify Your Workload Streamlining your daily tasks is key to […]

Craft Business Advice: 4 Easy Ways to Expand Your Handmade Product Lines

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It’s important to always be growing and evolving your handmade business- this includes always creating new items. Not only will this draw in more customers and but it can keep your creativity flowing. Here are a few easy tips for expanding your company’s product lines…   1. Listen to Your Customers I’ve gotten so many […]

The Best Places to Buy Supplies for Your Handmade Products

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Sourcing materials and packaging supplies can be frustrating for handmade business owners. While it’s certainly easy to go to a big box store to purchase these items, it’s often not the most cost-effective or time-saving way to go about things. The following tips can streamline the process so you can get on with making your […]

Creating a Productive Daily Work Schedule for Your Handmade Business

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Running a creative business can be challenging, especially in this day and age when we are so distracted by technology and media. It can be hard to stay productive and balance everything from day to day. But it is possible if you follow a few organizational and time management tips. Here are my suggestions to […]

Meet Tami Gagne of Peanut Envy

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I just love interviewing bloggers and business owners! It’s always amazing to get a new outlook on the crafty business world from someone who is experiencing all of the same trials and tribulations. Today we get to see just what it’s like to own an online shop by getting to know Tamera from Peanut Envy. […]

Meet Amy Anderson: Winner of the 2014 Best Art, Craft, or Design Weblog Bloggies Award!

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Here at CreativeIncome, we caught up with Amy Anderson of Mod Podge Rocks because she is a Bloggies winner! Many congratulations are in order for this hardworking crafter who is someone we all admire. We wanted to get the inside scoop from Amy about her blogging experience and she has some great tips for all […]

An Insider’s Look: Michael Sellick Breaks Down Our Exclusive CHA Blogger Event

Last weekend, a group of editors from Prime Publishing (the publishers of Creative Income, FaveCrafts and more) traveled to the Craft and Hobby Association’s Winter Trade Show in Anaheim, CA. This isn’t the first outing for Prime, but it was definitely the most memorable. This year, Prime Publishing hosted an exclusive Blogger Event for a […]