Polymer Clay & Pinterest

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Polymer Clay and Pinterest: Do's & Don'ts for Proper Pinning Etiquette

Polymer Clay and Pinterest: Do's & Don'ts for Proper Pinning Etiquette

It’s no secret that for crafters and hobbyists, one of the best places to find tutorials and projects on the internet is Pinterest.  While Pinterest can be a wonderful resource, keep in mind that it is just that, a resource.  I will attempt to weigh-in on some of the more pressing etiquette concerns facing both users and the people who create material for Pinterest.

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Build Your Brand Effectively Through FaceBook

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Get FaceBook Promotions to Work for Your Brand on Etsy

Does FaceBook confuse you? Are you wondering why so few people are seeing your posts? Here’s a few quick tips to help you learn how to leverage Facebook and use it to Build Your Brand.  See what’s holding you back and how to get FaceBook promotions to work for you and boost your edge rank on FaceBook. Continue reading Build Your Brand Effectively Through FaceBook

Social Media Restraint

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[dropcap]Last week I was dumbfounded at the number of social networks that I belonged to.[/dropcap]It wasn’t that this was a problem…or was it? It has been felt widely by the Etsy community that the more social networks you are on, the better! After all, being part of 1 or more social networks does increase your back links and online presence, right? Wrong.

This past week it was pointed out to me how wrong I actually am. I have several friends who are marketing guru’s. The best of the best and the most informed of anyone I know regarding social media. My one friend said to me, “you know you don’t have to be a part of everything, right?” That was it…this one comment changed my social media outlook and life. And here’s why…

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Build Your Brand with Twitter

We have talked in several of our posts regarding your brand about FaceBook.  It seems to me that after following many of you on Twitter & FaceBook that the one thing you are NOT doing is being social.
Social media is called “social media” for a reason.  Social media gives you a reason to interact with another person, it allows you to put a name & personality with your brand image. As I browse through several of your Twitter accounts I see things like this:

You’re probably looking at this thinking: “Gee, that looks familiar…I do that too.”  If this is all you do, you will NEVER get followers and people will not click on your links. Let’s see what you can do to make your tweets effective.

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