Category Archives for "Business Skills"

Top 7 Ways to Use Pinterest Pincodes for Your Yarn Business

Here are my top 7 ways to use a Pincode: Add a Pincode linking to your main pinterest board to your About page on your website, Ravelry, Facebook, linked in etc Add a Pincode to your newsletters, a generic one for regular weekly newsletters and a specific one with a different graphic for a particular […]

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How to Create Pinterest Pincodes

How to use Pinterest Pincodes for your yarn business. First off you do have an Pinterest account right? If not you so need to get one. Pinterest is a seriously underestimated search engine. Its beautiful and people are constantly searching for things to make, so for those of us in a craft based industry we […]

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3 Steps to Build Business Relationships

This is a perfect solution, simple and builds confidence, for those shy or anxious among us.  Building business relationships need not be a daunting process, check out how I manage to keep my own fear at bay with this simple 3 Step system. Who is on your go to list to connect with today?

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Open Submission Calls : 02/02/18

​I’m so happy to launch the new service for Yarn Academy Members.  A weekly roundup of all open Submission calls on Ravelry for both crochet, knitting and even indie dyers.  So lets see whats out there this week….. ​Submission Calls: 5th January 2018 ​Click on the Publication titles to open up a summary of the […]

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Open Submission Calls : 26/01/18

​I’m so happy to launch the new service for Yarn Academy Members.  A weekly roundup of all open Submission calls on Ravelry for both crochet, knitting and even indie dyers.  So lets see whats out there this week….. ​Submission Calls: 5th January 2018 ​Click on the Publication titles to open up a summary of the […]

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Photography Surgery

We all need to use photos for our business promotion.  From head shots for magazine articles, to finished sample photos for your patterns.  Yarn photos for dyers are so important, not to forget the blog posts, facebook updates and Instagram shots we all need to perfect to promote our businesses. Trouble is we’re designers/dyers/spinners not […]

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What is a Mastermind Group?

Mastermind groups offer a combination of brainstorming, education, peer accountability and support in a group setting to sharpen your business and personal skills. A mastermind group helps you and your fellow mastermind group members achieve success. Participants challenge each other to set powerful goals, and more importantly, to accomplish them. Empowering, educational and inspiring Mastermind […]

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