Your Invitation to Join Us on Handmade Tickle!

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This is is one of the biggest and most exciting projects we’ve ever worked on and it has been worth every minute of it! We would like to introduce you to Handmade Tickle, a brand new place for makers to learn, grow, and love the art of blogging. If you’ve ever thought about starting a… [read more]

10 Types of Great Blog Content {Blogging for Makers Podcast}

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Grab a cup of coffee and hang out with Tim and Kim for the next thirty minutes as we talk about 10 Types of Great Blog Content. These 10 ideas combined are all the “formula” you need to build an outstanding blog! https://s3.amazonaws.com/HandmadeTickle/podcasts/Blogging+for+Makers+Ep.+1+–+10+Types+of+Great+Blog+Content.mp3 Subscribe to the free Blogging for Makers Podcast via Feedburner here. Learn… [read more]

Get Organized–My New Filofax Planner

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My Customized Filofax Planner This year is off to a great start!  My new Filofax planner has taken my organization to new levels…and that’s an awesome thing when you’re trying to balance a family, homeschooling, an Etsy shop and blogging.  I’m sure you have your own list of things you juggle on a daily basis,… [read more]

10 Thanksgiving Fonts {free}

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Thanksgiving fonts can make any holiday project extra special!  Create place cards, invitations and a million kinds of creative decorations just in time for Thanksgiving. Oh, and what about using them for some cute little thank you cards or part of a hostess gift?  Seriously, I could go crazy with these! I’ve gathered 10 Thanksgiving… [read more]

Instagram–15 Quick Tips to Get You Started

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Are you on Instagram??  I’m growing to seriously love it!  What’s not to love when it involves pretty photos from people all over the world…Instagram rocks! I thought I’d share a few tips I’ve learned along the way to help you get started on Instagram.  You quickly find yourself enjoying this super fast growing form… [read more]

Opportunity Is an Open Door

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When you work full-time online, you start to see “connections” that lead back to your own stuff. You’ll see tweets, pins, and shares from people you don’t directly know talking about something you created. That might be a blog post, an item on your Etsy shop, or a review you wrote somewhere. Whatever it is,… [read more]

What’s Your Favorite Social Media Site??

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Social Media is a valuable tool for your Etsy shop or blog!  Growing your friends through social media sites helps you reach out, meet new people, and promote your wonderful work!  And it’s FREE…ya gotta love that! I didn’t start off loving social media {at all}, but over the years I’ve really learned to love… [read more]

Time Spent Blogging is Time Well Spent

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Money or Time… you’re going to have to invest at least one of the two if you want to succeed selling on Etsy.  In truth, this applies to success in any business. Always has.  Probably always will. If you’ve got the money to invest and you’ve got a good business model that will attract customers… [read more]

Are You Being Yourself Online?

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{You Are Beautiful by Fresh Words Market} No woman is an island. We may wish we were on an island, but that’s a different story altogether. The point I’m making is that we’re all part of a community, or more accurately a number of communities. We’re friends, daughters, moms, etsy sellers, craftahaulics, vintage freaks, bloggers,… [read more]

The 10 Secrets of Successful Blogging

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Pin It Here is a method that is helping thousands of Etsy sellers reach a wider market using their blog as a marketing tool. Identify a niche that you love and expand on it. So if you love printables and that’s what you sell, expand outward to organization or home decor. Find a large niche,… [read more]

Etsypreneur {Weekly Business Update}

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Most of you already know that we have changed up Etsypreneur.com and it’s now all about Etsy business with a daily newsletter full of inspiring information to help your business grow.  Well, not JUST grow…skyrocket to become the business of your dreams!  Not everyone’s dream is the same… Your Business Made to Order – What… [read more]