Craft Business News: February 2016 Edition

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Let’s get real for a minute. Making crafting profitable is basically like running your own small business. And not only are you the CEO of this business, but you’re also the creative team, the manufacturer, and the marketer all rolled into one. That’s a lot of different responsibilities for one person to juggle! That’s why […]

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Networking Business Strategies – Part 2

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With the explosive growth of social networks in the last few years, it’s now easier than ever to connect with people online who can help your grow your business. If you’ve already put your face-to-face networking strategies into use, then you may want to hone your online networking skills, too. Creative business owners may network to stay current on changes […]

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Networking Business Strategies – Part 1

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Are you one of the many creative business owners who hear the word networking and feel uncomfortable? Business networking can be easy, even for introverts like me, and it can help you to grow your business faster than you can on your own. In this series, I’ll be sharing tips for using networking to expand […]

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Guest Post: How to Get Started: Facebook Business Page Part 3

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Now that you’ve set up a Facebook Page for your business and you’re posting regularly, the next step is to measure performance and to look into using Facebook Ads to promote your business. How to Get Started: Facebook Business Page Part 3 by Jennifer Priest   How to Use Facebook Insights At the top of […]

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Great Ideas: How to Grow Your Business

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Sometimes it’s hard to find the best small business ideas. Not all business strategies are geared towards the small business owner, and discovering your options can be an overwhelming process. We know many small business owners have a specific question on their minds: how to grow your business? So, we’ve put together a brief list […]

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Guest Post: How to Get Started: Facebook Business Page Part 1

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Facebook has created business Pages as a way for businesses to have a presence on Facebook that is different from a personal profile with a friends list. The terms of service on Facebook state that personal profiles are not permitted for commercial use, so if you are running a business, it is important that you […]

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Your Creative Business: 6 Ways to Create Multiple Streams of Income

A Creative Income guest post by Jennifer Priest, owner of Hydrangea Hippo! If you have a creative business, you’re already making money in some way. Maybe you have a robust Etsy shop or a popular craft blog or are just starting to build a YouTube following. Maybe you’re working on all three of these ideas. […]

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Etsy Interview Series: Meet Jenna Richards

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After attending Renegade Craft Fair Chicago, I just HAD to get to know some of the wonderful designers! Lucky for you, I’ve spoken with many designers, Etsy shop owners, handmade business owners and more. Get ready to learn from the best folks! Today we get to meet Jenna Richards from My Old Kentucky Homespun! How […]

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Etsy Interview Series: Meet Katie Lukes

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After attending Renegade Craft Fair Chicago, I just HAD to get to know some of the wonderful designers! Lucky for you, I’ve spoken with many designers, Etsy shop owners, handmade business owners and more. Get ready to learn from the best folks! Today we get to meet Katie Lukes!  How did you get started with […]

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