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Are you pissed off because someone copied your product design?
Etsy is full of competition with more than half a million sellers listing items on the site. In a market that saturated, you’re likely to encounter someone selling the same product that you have to offer. That might be by chance or because they liked your idea so much they had to sell the same thing.
Copycats for my own jewelry business sprout up consistently.
If only you’d known how frustrated and angry I felt every …
Are you frustrated that you’re not doing all the things you want to do for your handmade business?
That mental to-do list just keeps growing and you’re feeling like there’s not enough time in the day.
You find yourself on Facebook again and as bedtime rolls around, you start to feel guilty or upset that you didn’t do what you wanted to today.
It’s no secret that it takes a lot of discipline and initiative to be …
As small business owners, we work extremely hard to make every penny that comes through Paypal. Where does that money go? You spend them on supplies, listing fees on Etsy and on a new tool you’ve been wanting to get for months!
You’ve probably also encountered moments in your business where you are asked to spend money on marketing. A blog sidebar ad? Giving away products (that cost you money to make) for a celebrity gifting suite? Were you approached to work with a social media agency?…
I’m not usually one to make new year’s resolutions, but 2014 was the year that I really wanted to WOW my customers at Tiny Hands.
If you’ve ever made a purchase from my shop, you’ll probably know about my two-week made to order policy.
My handmade jewelry take a lot of time to make (up to three days!) and I just couldn’t see any other way around it.
But these days with Amazon and other big online retailers raising the bar on what’s considered normal for delivery …
Don’t chase success the hard way. Follow the same simple step-by-step system that I used to build multiple 6- and 7-figure online handmade businesses. Even if you hate selling, don’t have a large following, and aren’t techy.
How to get influencers, bloggers and celebrities to make your product go viral
How to create demand for your brand and products and turn customers into raving fans
How to automate your store, reach more customers and make sales while you sleep
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