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September 27, 2018

Recently, I sat down with Nancy from Small Impressions to discuss how she got started out on Etsy and the secret to her success over the past 11 years. 


I create 2-D art using a variety of materials. While most of my works on Etsy are small...

September 23, 2018

As an artist and entrepreneur your eye is probably always one 1 of 2 things...your art and your bottom line. 

As artists we want to know how to make money from our art, and I'm here to help you instantly improve your profits with any one of these 4 strategies. 


September 21, 2018

Recently, I sat down with Misty from Freckle Fox Prints to discuss how she got started out on Etsy. If you want to learn how to create an Etsy shop, one that's generated over 1800 sales, then Misty is a great resource. 


Freckled Fox Prints is all...

September 12, 2018

Let's face it. It happens. 

You're taking orders left and right, getting inquiries from new leads, closing new deals, re-orders from past clients are coming in, referrals are bringing in new business . . . everything is coming up roses!

And then . . . you hit a (sales) s...

July 27, 2018

First off, if you're not hosting live events then you're missing out on some of the best, most engaged leads out there. Someone who is willing to show up in person at a specific time to do something that involves your business is what we call a warm lead.

When I first...

May 2, 2018

Do you have some complicated system for remembering to follow up with leads and customers? Are you using stars and folders and all kinds of crazy stuff in gmail trying to stay afloat and keep things organized?

Or worse, are you NOT following up with leads and leaving...

March 7, 2018

A common question that new Freelance Graphic design sellers on Fiverr usually ask is, ‘How can I generate sales fast on Fiverr.’

Fiverr is a great source of income and lead generation (but don't tell Fiverr that!) for your business, and there are several things you can...

February 6, 2018

As an artist, there are many places online to sell your artwork. How you decide where and how to sell your art is up to you, and we've curated a list of some top places and platforms to make your art and services available.


A global marketplace for art and hand-made...

February 1, 2018

Raffles may sound super old school, but if you host live events, they can be incredible lead captures.

Every event I do I make sure to have a raffle. It sucks people into your booth, because ultimately people love free stuff. Once they're at your booth you can strike...

January 30, 2018

It's important to know your quarterly tax due dates, because they're not as simple as you think! Be sure to pay ON TIME to avoid late fees of $50 or much more!

January 16, 2018

4th Quarter 2017 Estimated Tax Payment Due
If you are self-employed or have other fourth-quart...

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