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Episode 42: Crochet & Knitting Design & Self-Publishing Mini Series 7: Promoting Your Pattern

Sharing is caring! emailFacebookLinkedinPinterestTwitter This Week’s Episode I’m wrapping up the Crochet & Knitting Design & Self-Publishing Mini Series by talking about promoting your pattern after release. So far in this series, we’ve talked about… Planning Your Pattern, Drafting Your Pattern, Polishing Your Pattern, Photographing Your Pattern, Pricing Your Pattern, and Publishing Your Pattern. Today, I’m wrapping up …

Book Review: The Art of Social Media: Power Tips for Power Users – for a yarn industry indie

Sharing is caring! emailFacebookLinkedinPinterestTwitter Book Review This post contains affiliate links. There’s a lot to like about The Art of Social Media: Power Tips for Power Users by Guy Kawasaki. (Although Peg Fitzpatrick is listed as a co-author, it seems that Guy did the actual writing – to avoid the dreaded disjointed feel of a …

Episode 15: 6 Newbie’s Tips for Getting Started on Google+

This week, I share 6 Newbie’s Tips for Getting Started on Google+. If you aren’t yet on G+ or are new to the platform, these tips should help you get more involved. If you’re a G+ pro, I’d love to hear your feedback about taking G+ to the next level! (By the way, you can find me on G+ as +MarieSegaresUndergroundCrafter.)

6 Tips for Getting Started on G+
Complete your profile
Learn the lingo
Group your circles
Join communities
Use the best hashtags
Follow etiquette

With these simple steps, you’ll be ready to interact on G+ in no time!

You can find more details in today’s show notes at http://creativeyarnentrepreneur.com/15.

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Giveaway: Ticket to Social Media Workshop for Women Artists (NYC, October 18, 2014)

Sharing is caring! emailFacebookLinkedinPinterestTwitter My dear friend from high school, Carlota Zimmerman, just happens to be a social media expert. And I mean this for real. Not the type of “expert” who wakes up one morning and says, “I’m a social media expert” because s/he likes to play Bubble Witch on Facebook, but rather the …

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.