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Episode 20: Thank You Card Challenge Update and Happy New Year! - The Creative Yarn Entrepreneur Show In today's episode, I share an update on my thank you card challenge and wishes for 2015. You can find the show notes for today's episode at http://creativeyarnentrepreneur.com/20. I'd love to hear your feedback and questions. Leave a comment on the show notes, Tweet me at @cyeshow, or leave a message at 1-646-713-8973. If you enjoy the show (or even if you don't!), please leave a review on iTunes or Stitcher. It helps the show become more discoverable.
Direct download: CYES020.mp3
Category:Creative Yarn Entrepreneur Show -- posted at: 6:00am EDT

Episode 19: The Failures Episode! - The Creative Yarn Entrepreneur Show In today's episode, I talk about the importance of failure for small business owners and share a major failure I experienced in my business in 2014, and what I learned from it. 
You can find the show notes for today's episode at http://creativeyarnentrepreneur.com/19. I'd love to hear your feedback and questions. Leave a comment on the show notes, Tweet me at @cyeshow, or leave a message at 1-646-713-8973. If you enjoy the show (or even if you don't!), please leave a review on iTunes or Stitcher. It helps the show become more discoverable.
Direct download: CYES019.mp3
Category:Creative Yarn Entrepreneur Show -- posted at: 9:36am EDT

Bonus Episode: Interview with Knitting Designer, Ashwini Jambhekar - The Creative Yarn Entrepreneur Show I’m sharing an interview today with Ashwini Jambhekar as a bonus episode! I temporarily misplaced the recording (gasp!) while organizing files and, since I also skipped a week of podcasting this year, I thought I’d add this interview back into the fold as a bonus. We talk about how her background as a scientist has informed her knitting design, and specifically, how she approaches style sheets and grading. You can find show notes for today's episode at http://creativeyarnentrepreneur.com/ashwini. I'd love to hear your feedback and questions. Leave a comment on the show notes, Tweet me at @cyeshow, or leave a message at 646-713-8973. If you enjoyed the show, please leave a review on iTunes or Stitcher. It helps the show become more discoverable to others!
Direct download: CYESBonus.mp3
Category:Creative Yarn Entrepreneur Show -- posted at: 1:00am EDT

In this week’s episode, I share the 8 best investments I made in my business in 2014. While the topic may seem oddly personal, I talk about why each investment added value to my business and what you might take away from the list to support your yarn-related business in 2015. 8 Best Investments I Made in My Business in 2014 1. (Improved) Web hosting 2. A (more reliable and faster) computer 3. Comfort tools 4. Monthly massage therapy 5. A (multi-functional and higher quality) tripod 6. (New) tools and training for business expansion 7. Conference (or face-to-face event) attendance 8. Time for networking with other solopreneurs You can find show notes for today's episode at http://creativeyarnentrepreneur.com/18. I'd love to hear your feedback and questions. Leave a comment on the show notes, Tweet me at @cyeshow, or leave a message at 646-713-8973. If you enjoyed the show, please leave a review on iTunes or Stitcher. It helps the show become more discoverable to others!
Direct download: CYESInvest.mp3
Category:Creative Yarn Entrepreneur Show -- posted at: 4:30pm EDT

Episode 17: 5 Tips for Hosting a Successful Crochet-, Knit-, or Make-a-Long Online - The Creative Yarn Entrepreneur Show This week, I share five tips for hosting a successful crochet-, knit-, or make-a-long (also known as CALs, KALS, or MALs, respectively) online. 1) Test or tech edit the pattern before the event 2) Engage sponsors and supporters 3) Seek out a co-moderator 4) Choose an appropriate length 5) Share the projects You can find show notes for today's episode at http://creativeyarnentrepreneur.com/17. I'd love to hear your feedback and questions. Leave a comment on the show notes, Tweet me at @cyeshow, or leave a message at 646-713-8973. If you enjoyed the show, please leave a review on iTunes or Stitcher. It helps the show become more discoverable to others!
Direct download: CYES017.mp3
Category:Creative Yarn Entrepreneur Show -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

Episode 16: Turning Your Passion Into Your Business in 2015 with Carlota Zimmerman, the Creativity Yenta - The Creative Yarn Entrepreneur Show This week, I hosted a live Google+ Hangout with Carlota Zimmerman, the Creativity Yenta. We talk about starting off 2015 with goals, habits, and structures to support your business, and answer questions form the audience about social media, productivity and time management, and professional development. You can find show notes for today's episode at http://creativeyarnentrepreneur.com/16. We plan to host another live Hangout in January, 2015. We'd love to hear your feedback and questions. Leave a comment on the show notes, Tweet me at @cyeshow, or leave a message at 646-713-8973. If you enjoyed the show, please leave a review on iTunes or Stitcher. It helps the show become more discoverable to others!
Direct download: CYES016.mp3
Category:Creative Yarn Entrepreneur Show -- posted at: 7:54pm EDT

Episode 15: 6 Newbie’s Tips for Getting Started on Google+ - The Creative Yarn Entrepreneur Show This week, I share 6 Newbie's Tips for Getting Started on Google+. If you aren't yet on G+ or are new to the platform, these tips should help you get more involved. If you're a G+ pro, I'd love to hear your feedback about taking G+ to the next level! (By the way, you can find me on G+ as +MarieSegaresUndergroundCrafter.) 6 Tips for Getting Started on G+ Complete your profile Learn the lingo Group your circles Join communities Use the best hashtags Follow etiquette With these simple steps, you'll be ready to interact on G+ in no time! You can find more details in today's show notes at http://creativeyarnentrepreneur.com/15. I'd love to hear your feedback! Leave a comment on the show notes, Tweet me at @cyeshow, or leave a message at 646-713-8973. If you enjoyed the show, please leave a review on iTunes or Stitcher. It helps the show become more discoverable to others!
Direct download: CYES015.mp3
Category:Creative Yarn Entrepreneur Show -- posted at: 4:45pm EDT

Episode 14: Self Care for the Indie Business Owner with Vanessa Laven - The Creative Yarn Entrepreneur Show This week, I share an interview with Vanessa Laven, the artisan behind Survival Organs, who started her crafty career as the knitter, mixed martial arts enthusiast, and cancer surviver behind the blog, Mixed Martial Arts & Crafts. You can find more details in today's show notes at http://creativeyarnentrepreneur.com/14. I'd love to hear your feedback! Leave a comment on the show notes, Tweet me at @cyeshow, or leave a message at 646-713-8973. If you enjoyed the show, please leave a review on iTunes or Stitcher. It helps the show become more discoverable to others!
Direct download: CYES014.mp3
Category:Creative Yarn Entrepreneur Show -- posted at: 11:20am EDT

This week, I share an update on the Indie Design Gift-a-Long and my Thank You Card Challenge along with an interview with knitting designer Michele Wang about her new venture, a pop up shop featuring fine and hard-to-find yarns. You can find more details in today's show notes at http://creativeyarnentrepreneur.com/13. I'd love to hear your feedback! Leave a comment on the show notes, Tweet me at @cyeshow, or leave a message at 646-713-8973. If you enjoyed the show, please leave a review on iTunes or Stitcher. It helps the show become more discoverable to others!
Direct download: CYES013.mp3
Category:Creative Yarn Entrepreneur Show -- posted at: 1:42am EDT

Episode 12: Indie Design Gift-a-Long 2014! An interview with Nina Machlin Dayton, Simone Kereit, Lindsay Lewchuk, and Alex Tinsley - The Creative Yarn Entrepreneur Show In this episode, I interview the organizers of the Indie Design Gift-a-Long, the second annual end-of-year extravaganza on Ravelry showcasing indie knitting and crochet designers. My guests are four talented knitting designers - Nina Dayton Machlin, Simone Kereit, Lindsay Lewchuk, and Alex Tinsley - who are organizing the Gift-a-Long (GAL). We talk about all the details and how you can get involved - as a designer, as another yarn industry indie, and as a crocheter or knitter! You can find more details in today's show notes at http://creativeyarnentrepreneur.com/12. I'd love to hear your feedback! Leave a comment on the show notes, Tweet me at @cyeshow, or leave a message at 646-713-8973. If you enjoyed the show, please leave a review on iTunes or Stitcher. It helps the show become more discoverable to others!
Direct download: CYES012.mp3
Category:Creative Yarn Entrepreneur Show -- posted at: 5:50pm EDT