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2016: Connect with Cutting for Business (and get the perfect planner!)

Happy New Year from my family to yours! I’m excited for 2016 on Cutting for Business and can’t wait to show you everything I have planned for this year. To make sure you don’t miss a single thing, be sure to connect with me on social media. Connect with Cutting for Business on Social Media Join …

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How (and When!) to Boost a Facebook Post in Your Silhouette Business

Yesterday, we looked at Facebook Pages versus Facebook Groups. I also invited you to join the Cutting for Business Insider’s Club. Today, we are looking at boosting posts on Facebook. What is a Boosted Post? A boosted post is a post on your Facebook Page that you have paid Facebook to show to more people. …

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Facebook Business Page versus Group for Your Silhouette Business

Most Silhouette and Cricut small business owners know that social media, like Facebook, is a free way to promote your small business. Unfortunately for Facebook Page owners, Facebook has monetized Facebook Pages. This means Facebook limits the reach of your posts, unless you are willing to pay. If you are interested in reaching more potential buyers …

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Free Fall/Autumn Thank You Social Media Graphics

I’ve mentioned on Cutting for Business before that small business owners should celebrate with their social media fans and followers when they reach important milestones or achievements. Saying thanks to your followers and fans is a great way to increase engagement, comments, and likes with little effort, and it helps vary your social media content. Today, …

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What are Instagram Brand Reps or Enthusiasts?

Brand reps (representatives) or brand enthusiasts are people that you send free products or discounted products to in exchange for them taking pictures and posting them on their Instagram account. Brand reps or enthusiasts can be highly effective in growing small businesses on Instagram because they can help the shop’s following grow organically. This post will tell …

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4 Step Checklist When Posting About Customers on Social Media

Cutting for Business readers: I try to keep this blog full of helpful tips for Silhouette and Cricut small business owners, and I attempt to do so in a light, fun manner. But, there is something serious I have been seeing online lately that I need to address here: Venting or trashing your customers on …

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How to Schedule Pins on Pinterest in Your Craft Business

We are wrapping up our discussion of automating social media to make more time to run your Silhouette or Cricut based business today. We’ve covered Facebook and Instagram, so let’s head to Pinterest. I think automating Pinterest is a huge timesaver, because I get sidetracked (I’m sure I’m not the only one!) on Pinterest and …

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How to Schedule Instagram Posts for Your Craft Business

Yesterday we looked at scheduling social media content for your Silhouette or Cricut business on Facebook. Today, we are continuing the series as we head to Instagram. You won’t find as many scheduling websites or apps for Instagram, because it is against the Instagram terms of service for developers to use the API (that’s technical …

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How to Schedule Facebook Posts in Your Craft Business

Cutting for Business readers, have you ever sat down at your computer, tablet, or phone – logged into your Facebook, Pinterest, or Instagram account and gotten sidetracked? Did you get sucked down the social media black hole and look up “a few minutes later” only to realize that you just spent 30 minutes, an hour, …

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