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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 …
Let’s dive a little deeper into building an email list quickly with your target customers!
At the end of Part 2, I concluded that the fastest way to build an email list for product based businesses is by doing monthly giveaways. For every person that signs up to your mailing list, they get a chance to win one of your handmade items.
But is this …
Last week, I wrote about why you need an email list if you want more sales.
This week, I want to share some of the strategies I’ve used to grow an email list.
We talked about opt-in forms and Mailchimp. Do you have that ready on your website? Great!
These days people don’t just sign up to mailing lists anymore. You need to give them a reason. Especially if you’re just starting out and no one knows who you are.…
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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