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Episode 51: Should I Be Using LinkedIn for My Yarn-Related Business?

Sharing is caring! emailFacebookLinkedinPinterestTwitter In this episode, I answer a listener question from Caroline Ruzicka from Cherie in Wonderland about using LinkedIn for a yarn-related business. Listen to the episode in the player, download the episode here, or subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher, or TuneIn. Caroline asks, What about LinkedIn? I didn’t see anything on your …

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 4: 6 Ways to Engage with the Blogging Community

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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.