Tweet! Using Twitter For Business

Social networking has become a powerful tool for the small business owner so it’s no wonder so many are turning to sites like Facebook, Twitter, and more with their business in mind.   Sites like Twitter give makers an affordable way to promote their products, to connect directly with their customers, and to identify trends in their chosen craft or field. So […]

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Flickr – Moving Beyond Basics

A few weeks ago we talked about the basics of using Flickr as a tool to showcase your work.  Today we’ll cover a few more tips for using Flickr that move past the basics and help you make the most of your experience. Check out those settings Your account settings – if you haven’t looked […]

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Business Tips – Flickr Basics

Flickr.com is a photo-sharing website with a broad audience.  It boasts a group of members from around the globe and hosts millions of photos and videos.  It’s a place where amateurs and professionals alike can share their images, learn from each other, and share inspiration.   While Flickr is not a selling platform or a place to advertise […]

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Business Tips – Shipping Options – USPS

When it comes to choosing a shipping provider, there are a number of choices available.  For shipping needs in the United States, the US Postal Service is often the first that comes to mind, but are you using all it has to offer?  Here are a few tips that might make shipping a bit easier. Ship from home. An […]

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Business Tips – Using Handmade “Sampler” Programs to Advertise Your Business

Perhaps yours is a new business, you’re getting a feel for who your market is, and trying to reach them.  Perhaps sales have been slow and you start thinking of ways to “get yourself out there”.  Will participating in a “sampler” program work for you? There are a few of these programs, The Sampler,  The Little […]

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Introducing Jennifer and Lisa – Business Tips Co-Editors

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Welcome to Business Tips, a new feature here on the EcoEtsy blog.  We know that there are many obstacles to be faced when running a business, whether you are a seasoned veteran or a newcomer, and in this column we hope to address some of those obstacles and offer tips to help you make your […]

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