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artists on-line: social media pt.2 – blogging

You’re an artist, crafter, some kind of creative entrepreneur and you’re thinking about starting a blog.  Everyone seems to have one and you probably enjoy reading many of them.  So why not step into the fray? Blogging is one of the most established forms of social media.  (I started my first blog way back in [...]

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thieves and pirates

The other day, I was browsing my twitter feed and came across a post on the Poppytalk blog that hit home: Where Has All The Magic Gone?.  If you’re involved in the handmade/artisan/crafting/design/photography/illustration… oh heck – if you are a creative who puts your work on the web, it’s a post worth reading.  I know [...]

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what you can learn from the dragon’s den

Think you have a great business idea?  Think you know how to turn it into a business? Or do you already have a business and now you’re looking to take it to the next level by bringing in some investors? Are you sure you’re ready?  Really sure? Every Wednesday I watch Dragons’ Den on CBC.  [...]

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artists on-line

artists on-line: social media pt 1

Social Media – everyone’s doing it.  From Facebook to Twitter to LinkedIn to  niche communities – people are connecting and interacting all over the web. As an artist or a creative business owner, it can be a fantastic opportunity to build your client base, get your work seen by a wider audience and create some [...]

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