Can you make things that look like copyrighted characters and sell them on Etsy? My friend is making really cool Oscar the Grouch hats, but could she can get in trouble for selling them? As a general rule, you shouldn't sell crafts with any character, image or logo that's not your own. Etsy can and will… Continue reading Can I Get in Trouble for Selling Crafts Based on Popular Characters?
It was so fun to hang out with Sister Diane last night and talk about craft business! We probably could've talked for hours, but somehow we kept it to 45 minutes. :) Thanks for having me, lady! And if you watched the hangout and would like to get a copy of Crafty Superstar, head over… Continue reading my craft business chat with sister diane
Sister Diane of CraftyPod invited me to hang out with her and all her fans on Google+ to talk craft business in a live video chat! We'll be hanging out at 8 p.m. Eastern/5 p.m. Pacific tomorrow, Tuesday, Oct. 30. To join in, just head over to the CraftyPod homepage.
Whoo! The Summit of Awesome in Washington, DC, was awesome, and now I'm working my way up the East Coast, signing my book Crafty Superstar wherever I find it. I've added a few more events to my lineup — here's the list of upcoming craft workshops and appearances: Wednesday, Sept. 12 — Brooklyn, NY — t.b.d. Brooklyn… Continue reading Updated East Coast Book Tour Dates
So, as you know, I recently gave notice at my day job. And my new craft business book just came out! One of the things I'm most excited about as I enter the wild world of full-time freelancing is a DIY book tour/road trip I'm doing in September! Basically, I'm packing up the old Prius… Continue reading East Coast Crafty Book Tour!
Crafty business conferences are popping up all over the place! I'll be appearing at some of these; all are certified awesome: June 4-5: Midwest Craft Caucus, Columbus, OH » http://www.midwestcraftcaucus.com August 5-7: Conference of Creative Entrepreneurs, San Francisco, CA » http://www.creativeconferencewest.com Sept. 23-25: Schoolhouse Craft, Seattle, WA » http://www.schoolhousecraft.com Oct. 20-22: Summit of Awesome, Baltimore,… Continue reading craft business events of 2011
Just about two months after its release, Crafty Superstar is sold out! I got word this week that it's going into a second printing very soon to meet demand. I am absolutely blown away and so overjoyed that my book has found a place in so many people's homes. Thank YOU for supporting me and… Continue reading thank you!