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Episode 46: 8 Free and Low-Cost Resources for Professional Development for Your Yarn-Related Business - The Creative Yarn Entrepreneur Show If you’re in the United States, you’re being bombarded with “back-to-school” advertising. I decided to put my own spin on the back-to-school theme by sharing 8 free and low-cost resources you can use for professional development to help you launch, manage, and expand your yarn-related business. Here’s a preview of the 8 ways you can […]
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Category:Creative Yarn Entrepreneur Show -- posted at: 2:37pm EDT

Episode 45: How to Balance Two Creative Businesses - The Creative Yarn Entrepreneur Show In this week’s episode, I answer a listener question from Kathy Kelly, a crochet designer and teacher at Crochetbird and a jazz musician at Kathy Kelly Vibes! Kathy wants to know how to juggle two creative businesses at once. She says: I’m a jazz musician and a crochet teacher/designer. When I start to have some […]
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Category:Creative Yarn Entrepreneur Show -- posted at: 4:22pm EDT

This Week’s Episode I’m sharing 10 tips (plus a few bonus ones, too!) for attending and getting the most out of your first blogging or social media conference. As regular listeners know, this year I spoke at the #WeAllGrow Summit by Latina Bloggers Connect and #BlogHer15: Experts Among Us. These were my first two blogging […]
Direct download: CYES043.mp3
Category:Creative Yarn Entrepreneur Show -- posted at: 5:59pm EDT

This Week’s Episode I’m wrapping up the Crochet & Knitting Design & Self-Publishing Mini Series by talking about promoting your pattern after release. So far in this series, we’ve talked about… Planning Your Pattern, Drafting Your Pattern, Polishing Your Pattern, Photographing Your Pattern, Pricing Your Pattern, and Publishing Your Pattern. Today, I’m wrapping up this series by discussing promoting […]
Direct download: CYES042.mp3
Category:Creative Yarn Entrepreneur Show -- posted at: 4:59pm EDT

Episode 44: Getting The Most Out of Ravelry For Your Yarn-Related Business - The Creative Yarn Entrepreneur Show If you missed the live Google+ Hangout on Air for getting the most out of Ravelry for your yarn-related business, or you want to watch or listen again, here is the updated post. In this week’s episode, I shared seven tips for optimizing your use of Ravelry. The video includes screenshares and walkthroughs, and the […]
Direct download: CYES044.mp3
Category:Creative Yarn Entrepreneur Show -- posted at: 11:46am EDT

Episode 41: Crochet & Knitting Design & Self-Publishing Mini Series 6: Publishing Your Pattern - The Creative Yarn Entrepreneur Show This Week’s Episode I’m continuing my Crochet & Knitting Design & Self-Publishing Mini Series by talking about publishing your pattern. I’ll be exploring six different online marketplaces in depth (Craftfoxes, Craftsy, Etsy, Kollabora, Patternfish, and Ravelry), and will be briefly talking about other self-publishing options (such as your blog/website, ebook vendors, and printing patterns). So far in this […]
Direct download: CYES041.mp3
Category:Creative Yarn Entrepreneur Show -- posted at: 3:00pm EDT

Farewell to Marinke from A Creative Being - The Creative Yarn Entrepreneur Show You may have heard yesterday that Marinke Slump, also known online as “wink” and “winkieflash”  from A Creative Being, took her own life last week. She was an inspiration to me and so many other crocheters, and it is really a devastating loss and shock. I do not feel ready to talk publicly about my grief […]
Direct download: CYESwink.mp3
Category:Creative Yarn Entrepreneur Show -- posted at: 4:46pm EDT

Episode 40: Crochet & Knitting Design & Self-Publishing Mini Series 5: Pricing Your Pattern - The Creative Yarn Entrepreneur Show This Week’s Episode I’m continuing my Crochet & Knitting Design & Self-Publishing Mini Series by talking about pricing your pattern. I’ll be exploring the advantages and challenges of offering all of your self-published patterns for free, all for sale, or some combination of free and paid. This post contains affiliate links. So far in this series, […]
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Category:Creative Yarn Entrepreneur Show -- posted at: 5:28pm EDT

Episode 39: Crochet & Knitting Design & Self-Publishing Mini Series 4: Photographing Your Pattern - The Creative Yarn Entrepreneur Show This Week’s Episode I’m continuing my Crochet & Knitting Design & Self-Publishing Mini Series by talking about photographing your pattern. I’ll be focusing on 3 topics: the photographer, the model (or backgrounds/props for non-wearables), and tutorials. This post contains affiliate links. Let’s talk about the photographer! As the online world has shifted to becoming more and […]
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Category:Creative Yarn Entrepreneur Show -- posted at: 6:00am EDT

Episode 38: Crochet & Knitting Design & Self-Publishing Mini Series 3: Polishing Your Pattern - 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 I’m continuing my Crochet & Knitting Design & Self-Publishing Mini Series by talking about polishing your pattern through editing and formatting. If you’re new to self-publishing, or your current approach to […]
Direct download: CYES038.mp3
Category:Creative Yarn Entrepreneur Show -- posted at: 4:16pm EDT