How Fewer Blog Comments Equals Opportunity

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Did you know that blog commenting overall has reduced over the last couple of years? It’s not that people aren’t talking anymore, it’s just that they have more places to talk, and they don’t have more time, so something has to give. More activity on Facebook, or Twitter = Fewer comments on blogs. Generally speaking.… [read more]

Four Habits For Long Term Success on Etsy

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Why do people stop trying? What causes us to be discouraged? What happens to the dream that starts out so bright? More revealing: Why do some experience such great success doing the exact same thing that seemed impossible to another? There is one very important act that every single successful entrepreneur (Etsypreneur) has done over… [read more]

5 Blogging Tips for Etsy Sellers

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{Lavender Sachets – The Lavender Road} Yes, that’s right, you should have a blog!  I know there are a million things to do, but if you plan on growing your handmade business you shouldn’t put off starting or improving your blog for another moment. Here are a few simple tips to start you on the… [read more]

The Future’s So Bright – I Gotta Wear Shades

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My husband, Tim, got his first pair of prescription eyeglasses last week, the day before he turned 40. While that normally might be frustrating, we were thrilled because a previous opinion had told him glasses wouldn’t help and that he needed eye surgery. Wrong first opinion? Miraculous answer to lots of fervent prayer? Both? In… [read more]