LinkedIn for Craft Professionals

LinkedIn claims 500 million users, with about 100 million using the platform actively—that’s a big audience that you don’t want to ignore.

How I Got That Gig: Absolut Vodka + Libs Elliott

We’re excited to launch a new series, How I Got That Gig, in which we ask craft industry professionals to tell us the story behind a great commission, job, freelance opportunity, or contract. The first story is from quilter, Libs Elliot, who recently designed a label for the Absolute Canada commemorative bottle.

How to Start a Local Creative Business Meetup

Running a creative business – especially when you work from home – comes with a lot of alone-time. And to be honest, that’s not always a bad thing! Alone-time creates space for ideas and creativity and discovering how you work best and what you need to be productive. But sometimes we need other people to bounce ideas off of, to celebrate our wins with and to build us up when we’ve royally failed. Sometimes we need an in-person support network to give us a hug and share a cookie with. Here are some expert tips for staring a local small business meetup in your area.

Networking Tips for Introverts

Networking might sound like a nightmare when you’re introverted by nature. But it’s super important to building your business and community, and it doesn’t have to be a drag.

How to Pack for a Craft Conference

Attending a craft business conference can be a transformative experience. What should you bring? Craftcation owner Nicole Stevenson lends her expert advice.

Game On! Working With a Business Coach

I’ve worked with a business coach three times, which represent three of the best business decisions I’ve made. I encourage you to explore mentoring or coaching too.

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