Posts in the ‘The Business Of The Internet’ Category
This weekend I went to the Maker Faire in San Mateo, California and it was awesome! As a maker myself, I was totally inspired. It's a combination of DIY, technology, and crafting.
Last week I went to a conference called MamaBear, which was a family tech conference. I saw so many great family-oriented companies, I had to share my favorites...
Have you heard of Kickstarter yet? If you haven't, it's a "funding platform for creative ideas." And what does that mean? Well, it's a very cool way for creative people to raise money for their projects.
Here's how it works: the person with the project sets his or her funding goal and deadline for raising money. If the project reaches it's goal in the time allotted, the people who "back" the project have their credit cards charged and the person receives their funding. If the goal isn't reached, the person receives no funding and no credit cards are charged.
I had the pleasure of talking with Eden Godsoe , founder of SkinnyScoop. When she told me about her "list making" platform and site, I knew she had to share it with our readers. Come on, what woman doesn't love a good list!
How many of you get your best information from your go-to girlfriend or that mom maven who shares her knowledge and recommendations with the rest of us? Well, it just got a lot easier.
I’m excited to bring you Part 3 in our series directed at Etsy Shop owners. This is another guest post from Natalie Gowen, a marketing expert who focusing on helping Etsy shop owners increase sales and visibility.
If you haven't already checked out her Part 1 on How to Charm the Etsy Search Engine and Part 2 on Tips and Tricks for Discovering the Right Keywords, you might want to read those first.
I met Natalie Gowen at Bloggy Bootcamp Denver. She is an a marketing expert who focusing on helping Etsy shop owners increase sales and visibility.
I asked Natalie if she would do a few guest posts directed at our Etsy shop owners on how to get your listings on the front page of Etsy. Here's what she had to say...
I just got back from Bloggy Bootcamp in Denver where I spoke about the "creative process."
Having been a writer all of my life, I understand the creative process from the inside out -- both how hard it is to create, but also how rewarding it can be.