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The Business of Making Podcast

By The Business of Making

Get your weekly dose of handmade business reality

  1. 1.
    87: where can you use video to market your handmade biz?09/16/2020
    33:07
  2. 2.
    86: Type of videos you can make to help sell your handmade products09/01/2020
    40:53
  3. 3.
    85: PATREON – Q&A on website and marketplaces08/25/2020
    5:36
  4. 4.
    84: Why should you sell your handmade goods on your own website?08/18/2020
    45:24
  5. 5.
    83: why sell on marketplace sites like etsy?08/04/2020
    46:53
  6. 6.
    Patreon: What we’ve learnt about being self-employed [82]07/21/2020
    5:35
  7. 7.
    Short announcement – be back soon!07/07/2020
    3:05
  8. 8.
    Patreon: Looking at the bigger picture to help you set priorities & let go [81]06/24/2020
    5:22
  1. 9.
    Making time for the boring, tedious, little sh*t [80]06/16/2020
    34:07
  2. 10.
    79: Shiny Object Syndrome06/02/2020
    42:34
  3. 11.
    78 PATREON: How to pivot your handmade shop (and should you, really?)05/26/2020
    5:52
  4. 12.
    77: Are you hesitant about marketing your work?05/19/2020
    40:35
  5. 13.
    76: grit, resilience, and netflix05/06/2020
    46:21
  6. 14.
    75 PATREON: CROSS REFERENCING04/28/2020
    7:08
  7. 15.
    74: THE STATE OF HANDMADE SURVEY RESULTS PART 204/21/2020
    1:03:34
  8. 16.
    73: THE STATE OF HANDMADE SURVEY RESULTS PART 104/07/2020
    1:03:53
  9. 17.
    [72] live in the time of covid-1903/31/2020
    53:17
  10. 18.
    71: seo – how to research and pick keywords for your shop03/25/2020
    4:24
  11. 19.
    70: SEO: Pinterest, Google & Etsy03/17/2020
    44:19
  12. 20.
    69: SEO 101: What it is + Why it matters03/03/2020
    45:54
  13. 21.
    68: PATREON: Step by step to get customers from social to your shop02/25/2020
    2:24
  14. 22.
    67: 8 traffic sources for your handmade business02/18/2020
    33:32
  15. 23.
    66: Marketing: Then VS Now, a new type of hard02/04/2020
    21:54
  16. 24.
    65: PATREON: Practical strategies to overcome mindset challenges01/28/2020
    5:46
  17. 25.
    64: What to do when your inspiration disappears01/21/2020
    28:21
  18. 26.
    63: Expectations vs. Reality01/08/2020
    43:02
  19. 27.
    The State of Handmade 2020 Survey – Have your say!01/03/2020
    9:26
  20. 28.
    62: Changes are coming – our plans for TBOM in 202001/01/2020
    50:29
  21. 29.
    61: Making Your Vision Happen [From the Vault]12/24/2019
    33:40
  22. 30.
    60: Clarifying Your Vision for the Year [From the Vault]12/17/2019
    35:04
  23. 31.
    59: How to get everything out of your head when you’re overwhelmed with business ideas12/10/2019
    37:41
  24. 32.
    58: Do what you love and the money will follow?12/03/2019
    36:11
  25. 33.
    57: what we hate about business11/26/2019
    32:13
  26. 34.
    56: different ways to bring in income11/19/2019
    45:27
  27. 35.
    55: Fear of failure (and success)11/12/2019
    37:46
  28. 36.
    54: Favourite online business tools/apps11/05/2019
    46:28
  29. 37.
    53: Email marketing mistakes you might be making10/29/2019
    34:28
  30. 38.
    52: TBOM one year anniversary – celebrating our 1st year: the story behind the podcast10/22/2019
    28:48
  31. 39.
    51: what if you don’t want to grow? on keeping your biz deliberately small.10/15/2019
    24:51
  32. 40.
    50: Learn how to say no10/08/2019
    36:46
  33. 41.
    49: Accountability buddies10/01/2019
    30:30
  34. 42.
    48: It’s all figureoutable09/24/2019
    30:49
  35. 43.
    47: How to create a planning system?09/17/2019
    34:53
  36. 44.
    46: Setting social media boundaries09/10/2019
    43:22
  37. 45.
    45: Raising kids & running a business09/03/2019
    27:35
  38. 46.
    44: Do you really need to spend money to make money?08/27/2019
    31:39
  39. 47.
    43: You don’t have an ‘Etsy Business’08/20/2019
    39:53
  40. 48.
    42: how to sell more at handmade markets & craft shows.08/13/2019
    34:32
  41. 49.
    41: Countdown to Christmas – It’s Time to Plan!08/06/2019
    30:27
  42. 50.
    40: Why finding a support network is crucial – and where to find it.07/30/2019
    21:38
  43. 51.
    39: how to prepare for handmade markets & craft shows07/23/2019
    46:06
  44. 52.
    38: self-care: what is it and why it’s important in your handmade business07/16/2019
    25:03
  45. 53.
    37: The 9 biggest lessons we’ve learnt about being creative entrepreneurs07/09/2019
    40:23
  46. 54.
    36: Should you sell at craft markets and shows?07/02/2019
    28:47
  47. 55.
    35: How open should you be about polarizing topics in your handmade business?06/25/2019
    32:13
  48. 56.
    34: What email marketing software should you use for your handmade shop?06/18/2019
    32:31
  49. 57.
    33: Social media is only the start of your customer journey!06/11/2019
    38:05
  50. 58.
    32: 3 different ways to launch your handmade products06/04/2019
    29:08
  51. 59.
    31: What should you be sending to your newsletter subscribers?05/29/2019
    29:25
  52. 60.
    30: Why having a mailing list for your handmade business is vital05/21/2019
    33:10
  53. 61.
    29: Q&A series 2 – answering your handmade business questions05/14/2019
    45:21
  54. 62.
    28: Motivation – Where Does It Go And How To Get It Back.05/07/2019
    30:25
  55. 63.
    27: should you use paid advertising to grow your handmade business?04/30/2019
    39:41
  56. 64.
    26: 8 ways to help other makers succeed04/23/2019
    27:51
  57. 65.
    25: Q&A Series – #1: Answering questions from our Patrons04/16/2019
    43:03
  58. 66.
    24: How to work out what pain point your handmade product solves04/09/2019
    29:55
  59. 67.
    23: Who am I to do this? How to deal with imposter syndrome in your handmade business04/02/2019
    30:23
  60. 68.
    22: How to raise your handmade product prices03/26/2019
    24:06
  61. 69.
    21: can you survive & thrive selling one-of-a-kind handmade items?03/19/2019
    26:14
  62. 70.
    20: how to name your handmade business03/12/2019
    27:42
  63. 71.
    19: Productivity hacks to help you focus03/05/2019
    26:51
  64. 72.
    18: Should you be blogging for your handmade shop?02/26/2019
    30:49
  65. 73.
    17: Product Photography F.A.Q for Handmade Product Sellers02/19/2019
    38:58
  66. 74.
    16: Don’t ignore your money02/12/2019
    41:40
  67. 75.
    15: the juggle – business, job (& maybe kids too).02/05/2019
    37:44
  68. 76.
    14: discounts and sales – should you do them?01/29/2019
    27:31
  69. 77.
    13: Your pricing checklist – what to include01/22/2019
    38:33
  70. 78.
    12: Planning your marketing around special events and holidays01/15/2019
    26:31
  71. 79.
    11: Transitioning to Running your Business Full-Time01/08/2019
    39:42
  72. 80.
    10: Why we don’t like New Years Resolutions (but set them anyway…)01/01/2019
    29:10
  73. 81.
    9: Planning for 2019 Part 2 – How to Make your Vision Happen12/25/2018
    31:49
  74. 82.
    8: Planning for 2019 Part 1 – Clarifying your Vision for the Year12/18/2018
    37:47
  75. 83.
    7: How we find the energy to do our work12/11/2018
    30:10
  76. 84.
    6: Can you support handmade and also shop at Big Box stores?12/04/2018
    26:55
  77. 85.
    5: How to Choose a Mentor you can Trust11/27/2018
    30:53
  78. 86.
    4: Branding – What’s good enough when you’re just getting started11/20/2018
    32:21
  79. 87.
    3: Treat Marketing as an Experiment11/13/2018
    25:31
  80. 88.
    2: Maker Myth: ‘I’ll get to make all day!’11/06/2018
    22:28
  81. 89.
    1: What makes something handmade?11/04/2018
    22:58
  82. 90.
    0: Who are the Maker Mavens?11/04/2018
    38:44

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