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Dear Broke Craft Blog Reader: Why Your Sense of Entitlement is KILLING Creators

One of my friends in the craft industry shared a blog post from an author that reads as if it was ripped from a crafting Facebook Group or scrapbooking forum. Replace the words “writing” and “author” with “creating” and “blogger” and you’d be hard-pressed to see any difference. I woke up this morning asking myself […]

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How to Make Your Own Opportunities #LatinaScopes

This past week I was honored to be a guest on the Latina Bloggers Connect Periscope channel, sharing about how to make your own opportunities in the Craft and DIY market. At CHA, I organized and moderated a panel on “Working with Bloggers”, which we shared on Periscope (scroll to the end of the post […]

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How to tell when “exposure” is worth it and when it isn’t #NSFW

Most of the time, exposure is a lie. If you are any type of creative with a business, you’ve been offered “exposure” as a form of “compensation.” Sometimes it truly IS compensation. It is a resume builder, brings you traffic, brings you recognition, and feels good. And sometimes, exposure isn’t worth anything. How do you tell […]

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