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5 Social Networks You Need To Be Using To Promote Your Handmade Business

If you have a creative business, a blog, a website or an Etsy store for example, then you are going to be looking for ways to get more traffic to your site. One of the ways to reach as large an audience as possible, for no money, is through social media. Here are my top five recommendations for where to start, but first up a caveat. Although the title of my post says that yo [...]

Newsletter Giveaway: The Handmade Marketplace Book

** The giveaway for the Handmade Marketplace is now closed and the lucky winner from the newsletter signups, and drawn by random number generator, is Alison Daykin. Congrats Alison, I will be emailing you shortly. Thank you to all those who signed up, I hope you have enjoyed your free book and a newsletter will be coming out to you shortly. Anyone else please feel free to [...]

Leather Organiser Giveaway: The New Year Awaits

** The giveaway is now closed and the lucky winner, drawn by random number generator, is Claire who says her new year's resolution is "to say No to other people and make more time for me!! " You can plan your 'me-time' in this organiser Claire - Congrats!! ** How would you like to begin the new year super organized in your creative business? Then I have something to get you [...]

How Can I Get Free Targeted Traffic To My Handmade Business?

If you run an art or craft based business, then the best way to get free targeted traffic to your website or handmade marketplace, such as Etsy, ArtFire, Folksy etc,  is through the use of social media. There are of course a huge variety of social media channels out there, but today I want to look at just three of the mainstream ones and outline why they will be particularl [...]

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Welcome to Crafty Ambitions: Let's Celebrate With a Giveaway

Hello and a huge thank you for dropping by. For those who know me from my Art of Crafts blog I hope you are going to enjoy this new venture, which is for anyone who would love to turn their joy of crafting into a business. Some of you may not have taken the first steps yet and some of you may be quite far along the path and just want to pick up a few more tips on marketing, [...]

Giveaway: Blogging for Bliss

If you want to run a craft business, one of the best  things you can do is to create a blog to promote your handmade items. A book which gives you a great background on blogging, covering both the How-Tos and also giving you an insight into a whole range of other crafters' blogs is Blogging for Bliss by Tara Frey. *** The Blogging For Bliss giveaway is now closed and the [...]

Leather Organiser Giveaway: The New Year Awaits

** The giveaway is now closed and the lucky winner, drawn by random number generator, is Claire who says her new year's resolution is "to say No to other people and make more time for me!! " You can plan your 'me-time' in this organiser Claire - Congrats!! ** How would you like to begin the new year super organized in your creative business? Then I have something to get you [...]

Creating A New Facebook Page

If you have any type of business then I would definitely recommend setting up a Facebook page for your brand. This page is separate to your Facebook profile and has many advantages including the fact that you can have an unlimited number of Likers of the page, that the page carries the name of your business, blog or website and that a page can link to other applications e.g. Tw [...]

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