Category «Creative Yarn Entrepreneur Show»

Episode 4: 6 Ways to Engage with the Blogging Community

You now have the option to listen to the Creative Yarn Entrepreneur Show on iTunes, Spreaker, Stitcher, or TuneIn! And, of course, you can listen to all episodes on the website at http://creativeyarnentrepreneur.com/category/show/.

This Week’s Episode:
Before I launched the Creative Yarn Entrepreneur Show, I sent out a survey to a few online friends for feedback on show topics. Kathy Kelly from the Crochetbird blog asked about ways to engage with blogging community. Thanks for the suggestion, Kathy! Here are my tips for engaging with other bloggers.

6 Ways to Engage with the Blogging Community

1) Commenting
2) Participating in challenges
3) Joining link parties & blog hops
4) Finding blogger groups
5) Attending blogger events and meetups
6) Connecting with bloggers on other forms of social media

Each of these different ways of engaging has its own benefits and challenges. Deciding which ways work best for you will depend on your goals.

You can find more details, including links to everything discussed in this episode, on the show notes for this episode at http://creativeyarnentrepreneur.com/4.

Episode 3: 8 Tips for Organizing Your First Pattern Test

Are you considering organizing your first pattern test? Even though this topic is aimed at designers, there are many other indie yarn-related businesses that might want to do a market test for a new physical or digital product who might find these tips helpful.

Episode 1: Identify the Right Magazines to Target for Your Article, Tutorial, and Design Submissions

This week’s episode is about how to identify the right magazines to target for article, design, and tutorial submissions. The publishing industry has changed so much in the last few years and you may not be thinking about submitting to magazines anymore. There are a lot of reasons you might want to periodically revisit whether submitting proposals to magazines is a good fit for your business, and if it is, which magazines make the most sense for you to consider as possible publishers.