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30+ Virtual & Digital Conferences for Crafters and Creatives in 2020

It might seem that all the conferences and trade shows are cancelled for the rest of 2020, but that is farther from than truth than you can imagine! Whether you are looking to network with other makers, learn a new skill, or just break up your day-to-day life – there are plenty of conferences happening …

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Crafters Doing Good: Virus Edition

Turn on the television: bad news. Open the newspaper: bad news. Scroll social media: bad news. Today, I’m sharing good news! I’ve always known that crafters are amazing and have hearts of gold. The overwhelming support that Will, myself, and our family received during Will’s fight against Lymphoma cemented this. And now, when the world …

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15 Digital Craft Businesses You Can Run From Home

Right now, the world is seeing small businesses reinvent themselves to stay in business through COVID-19. From the restaurant that is only offering take out or delivery to the gym that is broadcasting classes online, don’t let your craft business be left out. If you are thinking of reinventing your business, adding a digital component, …

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10 Ways to Keep Your Craft Business Running During Uncertain Times

Small business owners, we are living in historical times and uncharted territory. The world has never experienced a pandemic with the same restrictions people are facing at this time. Several Cutting for Business readers have asked me what they should do in these challenging times. I took a few days to continue to gather new …

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30 Things to Do When Your Craft Business is Slow

Late February and March tend to be slower months for at home craft business owners. There’s no need to panic, because all businesses experience ups and downs. In fact, slow times can be beneficial because you can get a few extra tasks done. Today, I’m sharing some ideas of things you can do to keep …

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25 Calls to Action to Use in Your Craft Business

Previously, I’ve talked about basic copywriting tactics to use in your Silhouette or Cricut small business. Today, let’s look at some calls to action. A call to action is the words you use to get your customer to do something. The something could be click a button, buy a product, like your Facebook page, share …

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Why Your Craft Business Needs Multiple Streams of Income & How to Do It

I’m sure you’ve heard the phrase, multiple streams of income before. Lots of business people throw it around on blogs, articles, and podcasts. If you haven’t, picture an octopus in your head with eight different tentacles. At the end of each tentacle, imagine one way that your small business earns money. This is what is …

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