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In Their Words: How 50+ Craft Business Owners Named Their Business

Naming a business can be hard. I have some tips for you in these posts: 8 Tips for Naming Your Craft Business Do’s and Don’ts for Naming Your Craft Business 6 Steps to Change Your Craft Business Name How to Find Out if Your Craft Business Name is Already Taken Last week I asked some …

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In Their Words – A New Feature Coming to Cutting for Business

Would you like to be featured on Cutting for Business? If you create with a Silhouette or Cricut die cutting machine, I’ve got an opportunity coming to the blog for you. In Their Words Feature Each month, March through December, I will feature one fellow crafter, maker, or designer on Cutting for Business. By allowing …

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17 Can’t Miss Posts to Make Money in Your Silhouette or Cricut Business

Wrapping up a great month on Cutting for Business. Before we officially usher in May – let’s say goodbye to April. My absolute favorite post in April was getting to share the stories behind the names of over 50 different craft businesses. Be sure to read it – it might even make you tear up. …

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An Unexpected Journey to a Silhouette Based Home Business

In the In Their Words series on Cutting for Business, I invite readers to share how they got into a Silhouette or Cricut business or how they they’ve overcome challenges or obstacles. Today, I’m turning over the blog to Sara to share how her life journey isn’t what she planned – but how she is …

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How I Have Over 12,000 Etsy Sales in Less Than a Year

It’s time for another In Their Words feature on Cutting for Business! Today, I’ve invited Amy from Adorably Amy Designs to share her small business story in her words. Amy’s Etsy shop has been open less than a year and she has over 12,000 sales! Here’s what Amy has to say: Like so many other …

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Is the GoImagine Marketplace an Alternative to Etsy? Is it Worth Selling Crafts On?

Have you heard of Goimagine? Maybe you’ve see their ads on social media? If you are interested in more information about the new handmade marketplace, read on. What is Goimagine? Goimagine is an online marketplace for crafters in the USA to sell their handmade goods. They advertise themselves as a philanthropic endeavor – donating their …

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Can Crafters Make Olympic Themed Products & Sell Them?

With the summer Olympics just a little over a week away, I figured I’d share some information about Olympic trademarks for Silhouette and Cricut crafters. Can Crafters Make Olympic Themed Products & Sell Them? No. The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) has various trademarks covering everything related to the Olympics. In the Brand Usage Guidelines, …

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How to (Easily!) Make Animated Graphics for Social Media

A few weeks ago, I was creating advertising graphics for my new course, How to Design SVGs. I wanted to make a few animated graphics, since they tend to perform well across my most popular social media platforms – Facebook and Instagram. Honestly, I dread tasks that I consider ‘time sucking’ – like making animated …

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