Whether you are a maker, designer, or blogger, or any combination, it’s important to have the right tools to grow and maintain your small online business. In my 7+ years jewelry designer / blogger / author, I’ve tried out many tools to stay organized, productive and grow my business. (And despite being a creative type, productivity + organization are totally… Read More
Do you have a new jewelry business or are thinking about starting one? Here you will find resources for jewelry makers and other creative entrepreneurs.
When it comes to selling your handmade products online, there’s so much think about. Making your products, photographing them, writing products lists. But that’s just the beginning. You also need a strategy for marketing your products and driving traffic to your online shop. Since starting my shop, I have tried it all. Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Periscope, Google+, you name it…. Read More
I love reading, and I especially adore reading physical books. When I was in elementary school, I was the kid who would sneakily read my book after bedtime, snuggled beneath the covers with a flashlight and my latest book in hand. I crave books. The weight in my hands; the feel of the smooth, cool covers; the crinkle when you… Read More
When I first started Linkouture, I wanted to make one-of-a-kind pieces that were beautiful and affordable. Because I didn’t have much capital, and because I was stuck on this idea of affordability, I initially made my chains using silver-plated rings. It had the look of sterling silver, but at a much lower cost. However, I noticed that over time the plating… Read More