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What does it take for you to start your own small business? Where can you gather inspiration and information to get you started on the right foot? Can you make a living from selling handmade items? After 10 (official) years of handcrafting my business, Willow and Bee, I have gathered every tip you'll need to get started on your hand made business. Armed with the knowledge of running a small business, and a mountain of side hustles later, I'm here to share everything that it takes to get You on your journey. Every Wednesday, you'll hear from Handmade CEOs and industry experts. These guests will share their personal stories, insider tips, and special offers with you. I'm committed to sharing all there is to know to help you get from point A to point B with the least amount of obstacles! This podcast, sharing inspirational stories, and teaching you, has been a lifelong dream. I can't wait to someday interview you! Now it's time to get some inspiration, take action, and start handcrafting your dreams! For show notes and links: http://www.marialaurin.com/handmade-ceo-podcast/

What does it take for you to start your own small business? Where can you gather inspiration and information to get you started on the right foot? Can you make a living from selling handmade items? After 10 (official) years of handcrafting my business, Willow and Bee, I have gathered every tip you'll need to get started on your hand made business. Armed with the knowledge of running a small business, and a mountain of side hustles later, I'm here to share everything that it takes to get You on your journey. Every Wednesday, you'll hear from Handmade CEOs and industry experts. These guests will share their personal stories, insider tips, and special offers with you. I'm committed to sharing all there is to know to help you get from point A to point B with the least amount of obstacles! This podcast, sharing inspirational stories, and teaching you, has been a lifelong dream. I can't wait to someday interview you! Now it's time to get some inspiration, take action, and start handcrafting your dreams! For show notes and links: http://www.marialaurin.com/handmade-ceo-podcast/

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What does it take for you to start your own small business? Where can you gather inspiration and information to get you started on the right foot? Can you make a living from selling handmade items? After 10 (official) years of handcrafting my business, Willow and Bee, I have gathered every tip you'll need to get started on your hand made business. Armed with the knowledge of running a small business, and a mountain of side hustles later, I'm here to share everything that it takes to get You on your journey. Every Wednesday, you'll hear from Handmade CEOs and industry experts. These guests will share their personal stories, insider tips, and special offers with you. I'm committed to sharing all there is to know to help you get from point A to point B with the least amount of obstacles! This podcast, sharing inspirational stories, and teaching you, has been a lifelong dream. I can't wait to someday interview you! Now it's time to get some inspiration, take action, and start handcrafting your dreams! For show notes and links: http://www.marialaurin.com/handmade-ceo-podcast/

Language:

English

Contact:

630-881-6647


Episodes

Ep 125 Top Three Tips to Finish the Year Strong!

6/22/2022
I'm digging in the archives and featuring impactful episodes from the past, and today is no exception. Although the focus of episode 91 was ending the year strong, the same principles still apply, especially as we are inching our way to the midpoint of the year! Let's take a trip down memory lane to episode 91!

Duration:00:06:51

Ep 124 SEO Tips to Rank Higher

6/15/2022
This week I'm bringing back an episode with so much valuable SEO information! In episode 86, Eric shares tips to get you ranking higher organically. This refresher will be just the thing to help your page shine! Let's take a listen to episode 86!

Duration:00:32:56

Ep 123 Solving the Posting Dilemma - Hello Woofy

6/8/2022
Thank you for tuning in to episode 123! Since we're heading into the second half of the year now is the perfect time to evaluate your goals and see where you could use some updating. I'm bringing back an episode that I think will help you post more regularly and intentionally on social media. Let's take a trip back to episode 76!

Duration:00:21:17

Ep 122 The Secret to Getting Repeat Customers

6/1/2022
Thank you for tuning in to episode 122! In today's solo episode, I would like to tell you a quick story about an excellent customer service experience and how to use the same tactics to create raving fans! www.handmadeceo.com

Duration:00:04:55

Ep 121 Understanding the Two Sides of Branding - Natasha Davis

5/25/2022
Have you been wondering where you should put your money when it comes to growing your business? Chances are you might be thinking ads or marketing, but today's guest shares some insight on the two sides of branding. Having this figured out will help you understand where you could best spend your time and your money! www.handmadeceo.com www.instagram.com/_handmadeceo Today’s show was sponsored by Zencastr. If you’re ready to start recording, take advantage of 30% off your first 3...

Duration:00:19:02

Ep 120 Growth Strategist Shares Tips to Scale Your Business - Maureen Mwangi

5/18/2022
If you've wanted to scale your business but have been unsure where you should start, today's show is specially made for you! Maureen has over ten years in the industry and works with several impressive brands like L'Oreal and Dove. Visit the show notes to connect with Maureen! www.handmadceo.com Today’s show was sponsored by Zencastr. If you’re ready to start recording, take advantage of 30% off your first 3 months! https://zen.ai/handmadeceopod0

Duration:00:19:13

Ep 119 How to Simplify Hiring - Michael Yinger

5/11/2022
Thank you for tuning in to episode 119! Today's guest shares a wealth of information that was gathered on a 20-plus year journey. You'll hear a perfect mix of advice for the small business owner looking to hire their first employee to a large business owner who wants to cut down the time it takes to hire the best candidate. I hope you're ready to take notes on this one! www.handmadeceo.com Today’s show was sponsored by Zencastr. If you’re ready to start recording, take advantage of 30%...

Duration:00:23:12

Ep 118 Understanding Content Pillars - Katie Wight

5/4/2022
If you've been through job after job and have yet to land the one that fills all the boxes, you'll have to hear today's story. After working at a few large and impressive companies, Katie discovered that the path to being an entrepreneur was most fulfilling. Along the way, she created an attainable and helpful program for her community. www.handmadeceo.com Today’s show was sponsored by Zencastr. If you’re ready to start recording, take advantage of 30% off your first 3...

Duration:00:30:39

Ep 117 The "Two Tokens" Approach

4/27/2022
Today's short and sweet solo episode is centered around conflict resolution. Have you heard of the two tokens theory?? You don't need to be a business owner to benefit from this one, this episode will help when dealing with an unsatisfied customer or even an upset friend. Choose your token wisely! www.handmadeceo.com www.instagram.com?_handmadeceo

Duration:00:06:32

Ep 116 What are the 3 C's of Instagram Marketing? - Allison Scholes

4/20/2022
Thank you for tuning in to episode 116! Today's guest will put all of your social media stress at ease! If you feel like you can't make any progress on platforms like Instagram, I know you'll love this episode. Be sure to listen until the end to hear how you can get a copy of Allison's 3-Part IG Makeover! www.handmadeceo.com

Duration:00:29:03

Ep 115 The Making of a Location Independent Business - Neel Parekh

4/13/2022
Thank you for tuning in to episode 115! Have you ever wondered if you could travel and run a location-independent business? Today's guest explains how he took this dream, created a company, and now offers it as a franchise! I know Neel's journey will inspire you! www.handmadeceo.com

Duration:00:21:52

Ep 114 The Non-Sleazy Approach to Sales - Annie P Ruggles

4/6/2022
This episode goes out to all of my fellow entrepreneurs that cringe when they hear that they have to sell! Oddly enough, we get into owning our own business to be in business, and yes, that requires some level of sales! But what if we've been looking at sales completely wrong? Stay tuned in until the end to hear Annies amazing tips for you and her special offer! www.handmadeceo.com

Duration:00:34:19

Ep 113 The Answers ARE in the Questions

3/30/2022
This short and sweet solo episode will change the way that you look at obstacles. This tiny little change to your mindset will open up a world of possibilities. Make sure to share this episode with a friend because sharing is caring, and seriously, there's not a person alive that wouldn't benefit from today's tip! www.handmadeceo.com

Duration:00:05:23

Ep 112 The Art of Finding Your Intuition - Candace McKim

3/23/2022
Do you feel like you're aligned with your purpose? It's probably a question that everyone contemplates often and especially when things seem to be going in the wrong direction. Not to worry, today's guest will get you on your way to understanding what it takes to find your purpose! www.handmadeceo.com

Duration:00:24:38

Ep 111 How to Protect Your Business from Ransomware - Greg Edwards

3/16/2022
Thank you for tuning in to episode 111! Today's show is dedicated to a topic that I seldom hear much about until it's too late! I, for one, have always found that it's way better to prevent a problem than it is to react to it. So much personal information is stored and exchanged online, and today's guest is here to explain the importance of protecting it! www.handmadeceo.com

Duration:00:17:09

Ep 110 A Look at a 360 Approach to Marketing

3/9/2022
Thank you for tuning in to episode 110! Raise your hand if you're struggling with doing all the things! From social media posts to SEO to photography and graphic design, it's a lot for a small business owner to juggle. Today's guest is here to help you get back into your purpose and less into running a mini social media juggling act. www.handmadeceo.com

Duration:00:17:43

Ep 109 How a Credit Union Can Help Your Small Business

3/2/2022
Thank you for tuning in to episode 109! I'm not sure if I told you, but I used to be a banker in my past life. It's funny that although I was in banking, I still had a hard time walking into a bank to open up a small business checking account. I think you'll be just as surprised as I was to learn that there are so many options in banking through a credit union. www.handmadeceo.com

Duration:00:25:47

Ep 108 The Magic Behind a Two Column List

2/23/2022
Thank you for tuning in to episode 108! Today's short and sweet solo show will primarily focus on the hidden truth behind a powerful list. If you're listening in real-time, you know we are one month away from finishing up the year's first quarter, and it's a perfect time to look over the past couple of months to analyze what is working and what we can abandon. www.handmadeceo.com

Duration:00:06:29

Ep 107 How to Simplify Social Media Marketing - W2S Marketing

2/16/2022
Thank you for tuning in to episode 107! Are you still juggling your small business tasks and all of your social media accounts? If you've been searching for a solution but are unsure where to turn, today's interview is full of answers! I'm sure this conversation will leave you inspired! www.handmadeceo.com

Duration:00:26:36

Ep 106 From Styling Hair to Custom Tumbler Success - Pink Ivy DesignsF

2/9/2022
Have you ever wondered where some of those gorgeous tumblers and coffee cups that you see celebrities using are created? Today's guest discovered her passion for making the most incredible tumblers during the pandemic, and she's continued to grow her business ever since! Stay tuned in until the end to hear Danielle's special offer. www.handmadeceo.com

Duration:00:19:16