September Link Roundup


Here’s a roundup of my favorite links from September, 2014 with actionable ideas for yarn-related businesses.

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Around the Web

Charting Tutorial

Intellectual Property

  • Stacey Trock from Fresh Stitches commented on Etsy’s ban of the Redskins NFL team name, and shared her thoughts about how trademark infringement hurts crafters in this blog post. (You can read the policy update here on the Etsy news blog.)
  • Victoria Strauss shared tips for requesting a rights reversion from your publisher on the Writer Beware blog here.

Dover Books


Self-care for the Entrepreneur


On the Show

I shared four episodes of the Creative Yarn Entrepreneur Show in September. Links bring you to the episode show notes. You can listen to the podcast at the bottom of each page, or on iTunes, Spreaker, Stitcher, or TuneIn.

Also, if you’ll be in the New York City area on Saturday, October 18, you can enter my giveaway for a ticket to an awesome social media workshop for women artists, including creative yarn entrepreneurs!

Calls for Submission

These calls have September deadlines. These are posted for information only, and are not necessarily an endorsement of any publisher. (Check out episode 1 for my thoughts on targeting magazines for proposals.)

Tuesday, October 7, 2014 deadline:

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 deadline:

Friday, October 24, 2014 deadline:

Friday, October 31, 2014 deadline:

Also, if your business is crochet related, you may want to nominate yourself or someone else for the Flamies (Crochet Awards) here. (You can see a full list of categories here, and can nominate work produced from 2012-2014.)

What was the best business tip you found online recently?

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