Thursday , 8 October 2015
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Online Marketing for Your Craft Business


Hilary Pullen and I go back a few years.  She has been a guest writer on Handmadeology a number of times , and when she told me she was working her new marketing book,  I super was excited. Online Marketing for Your Craft Business: How to get your handmade products discovered, shared and sold on the internet I am a ... Read More »

30 Day Etsy Challenge

30 day etsy challenge

The Challenge starts on October 13th! Click to sign up! You can expect to launch a fully optimized Etsy shop during the course. We will focus on helping you to master the skills of product photography, pricing and search engine optimization in order to give you the best chance of success from the outset.   permanentbaggage – Leather Wristlet Necklush ... Read More »

Spotlight Feature – Sombras Blancas Design


  Hi everyone! My name is Cristina and I am the owner and designer behind Sombras Blancas Art & Design. I specialize in branding for small business owners and startups. I opened my shop as a side project back in 2012 and it is now my full-time job. During all this time I’ve helped a lot of entrepreneurs communicate the ... Read More »

Real Etsy Success Tips – #1 There is NO Magic Etsy Button


My number one tip that I tell new Etsy sellers, is to remember that Etsy is not magic. Just throwing up a bunch of 20 cent listings with no business plan will not bring you the success you are looking for. If you treat your Etsy business like a hobby you will reap hobby money, but if you treat it like a real business you will bring in the money you are striving for . Original article10 Real Tips For Successfully Selling On Etsy Read More »

Cool Clock – Homemade Clocks That Are Not Bombs

cool clock

President Obama on Wednesday extended a White House invitation to the ninth-grader who was suspended earlier this week for bringing a homemade clock to school. “Cool clock, Ahmed,” Obama tweeted about Ahmed Mohamed, 14. “Want to bring it to the White House? Here are some cool handmade clocks that are not bombs! ‘Cool Clock – These are not BOMBS!’ by handmadeologybiz ... Read More »

15 Affordable Handmade Modern Planters

15 Affordable Handmade Modern Planters

Today we are starting a weekly series of Affordable Handmade Items. Each week I will search Etsy high and low to find interesting items at a very affordable price! This week we are starting with Affordable Handmade Modern Planters. Read More »

Essential Oil Essentials


‘Essential Oil Essentials’ by handmadeologybiz Tiny Heart Shaped Essential … ThisOnesMineDe… $9.95 Essential Oil Holder, Bag In… sweetnsassysti… $7.5 21 bottle Essential Oil Disp… MAJic1976 $15 Filigree Teardrop Essential … ExpressioneryP… $16 1ml Mini Glass Metal Roller … Richestoragsby… $13.99 Essential Oil Diffuser Neckl… Earthinwirejew… $15 Custom essential oil holder atticandearth $100 REDUCED Got Oils? decal Youn… AnakinDesigns $3 Essential ... Read More »

Road to 1000 – Blessings All Mine

blessings all mine

Make sure to keep your customers updated! Don't let people forget about your business. Put a little extra time into your Instagram and Facebook business pages. Hashtags are becoming more and more relevant to gaining more followers, so make sure you're using them! Read More »

Road To 1000 – Sheep Farm Felt


Tell us 3 things you learned this year about running your creative business. 1. Having boundaries for your home life/business is essential. If you allow the two to bleed into each other, you will end up resenting each one for stealing your time and energy from the other. Read More »