Creative Yarn Entrepreneur Show
Episode 26: Eco Conscious Knitting & Niche Marketing with Lindsay Lewchuk from Knit Eco Chic - The Creative Yarn Entrepreneur Show You can subscribe to the Creative Yarn Entrepreneur Show on iTunes or Stitcher! And, of course, you can listen to today’s episode from within the post. This Week’s Episode This week I share an interview with Lindsay Lewchuk, the owner of Knit Eco Chic. Lindsay was previously a guest in Episode 12, where I interviewed the organizers of the Indie Design Gift-a-Long. […]
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Episode 25: 8 Tips for Contracting with Your First Tech Editor - The Creative Yarn Entrepreneur Show In this week's episode, I share 8 tips for contracting with a tech editor for the first time for your indie patterns. Even if you have worked with tech editors in the past when your work was third-party published, you may find the experience of finding and hiring a tech editor for your self-published patterns daunting. 8 Tips for Contracting with Your First Tech Editor Ask yourself why are you getting your patterns tech edited and what you expect from a tech editor Always check references Find out what the rates mean Choose someone who responds promptly Get an estimate Start with one pattern Check your pattern before sending it out Review the experience before contracting again These tips will help make the experience of working with a tech editor for your self-published patterns more manageable and will minimize the costs as well. For more detailed show notes, visit http://creativeyarnentrepreneur.com/25 Do you have other tips (or questions) about contracting with a tech editor for the first time as an indie? Or, are you a tech editor with suggestions of ways designers can work with you more closely? Leave a comment below, Tweet me at @cyeshow, add me to your G+ circle at +mariesegaresundergroundcrafter and send me a note, or leave a message at 646-713-8973.
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Episode 24: Using Live Facebook Chats to Connect with Your Audience with Lorene Eppolite from Cre8tion Crochet and Kathy Lashley from ELK Studio Handcrafted Crochet Designs - The Creative Yarn Entrepreneur Show In this week’s episode, I interview Lorene Eppolite from Cre8tion Crochet and Kathy Lashley from ELK Studio Handcrafted Crochet Design about the weekly Crochet Business Chat Live event they co-host on Mondays at 12 noon Eastern in the ELK Studio Crocheters Facebook group. We also talk about connecting with your audience and the crochet industry as a whole. You can find show notes at http://creativeyarnentrepreneur.com/24. Have you have connected with your audience live? What do you think about Lorene and Kathy's perspective on the yarn industry? Leave a comment below, Tweet me at @cyeshow, add me to your G+ circle as https://plus.google.com/+MarieSegaresundergroundcrafter and send me a note, or leave a message at 646-713-8973. If you enjoyed the show Please leave an honest review on iTunes (or Stitcher) and join the mailing list. I’ll let people on the list know in advance about special guests and topics so you can share your questions. You can find the sign up form at http://creativeyarnentrepreneur.com/contact/.
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