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Do you want to turn your creative hobby into a thriving business? The Create & Thrive podcast exists to help you do just that, with the help of host Jess Van Den - who has been running her own full-time handmade biz since 2010. If you're ready to get serious about growing your handmade business, join Jess and hundreds of other makers from around the world in her membership community for makers - ThriverCircle.com. Members also get an exclusive extra podcast episode each month, plus early access and promo-free episodes of the show.

Do you want to turn your creative hobby into a thriving business? The Create & Thrive podcast exists to help you do just that, with the help of host Jess Van Den - who has been running her own full-time handmade biz since 2010. If you're ready to get serious about growing your handmade business, join Jess and hundreds of other makers from around the world in her membership community for makers - ThriverCircle.com. Members also get an exclusive extra podcast episode each month, plus early access and promo-free episodes of the show.
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Do you want to turn your creative hobby into a thriving business? The Create & Thrive podcast exists to help you do just that, with the help of host Jess Van Den - who has been running her own full-time handmade biz since 2010. If you're ready to get serious about growing your handmade business, join Jess and hundreds of other makers from around the world in her membership community for makers - ThriverCircle.com. Members also get an exclusive extra podcast episode each month, plus early access and promo-free episodes of the show.

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English


Episodes

[161] The number 1 reason handmade businesses fail (and 3 strategies to overcome it)

9/18/2018
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I have seen so many handmade business owners flounder and give up, and there is one thing so many [...]

Duration:01:06:42

Focus on the Small Steps [160 – Members-Only Episode]

9/12/2018
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Do you ever feel frustrated and overwhelmed because you don’t feel like you’re moving forward with your handmade business? [...]

Duration:00:03:54

[159] Top Tips for Selling your Handmade Goods Wholesale with Melanie Augustin

9/5/2018
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What if you could sell 95% of your handmade creations via wholesale? My guest today has done just that. She [...]

Duration:00:55:25

[158] 10 Steps to Put Boundaries Around your Work

8/28/2018
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Do you struggle with putting boundaries around your work – especially if you work from home? Maybe you have [...]

Duration:00:32:49

[157] Leverage your Etsy Shop with Danielle Spurge

8/23/2018
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Want to get featured in a big magazine or online publication? Making sure your Etsy shop is top-notch is [...]

Duration:00:32:32

156: You Don’t Have to Market the Way Everybody Else Does! {Members-Only}

8/17/2018
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In this members-only episode, I outline why you need to work out the marketing strategy that suits you, and your [...]

Duration:00:02:59

[155] Magnetic Marketing with Shannon Bush

8/8/2018
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Does your marketing copy sometimes just feel a bit… blah? Like – you’re not quite sure what to say to [...]

Duration:00:49:14

#MakingItPodcourse: Wrap-Up, Reflection, & a Special Offer!

7/29/2018
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And so we reach the end of our journey – the final episode of the #MakingItPodcourse! In this wrap-up I [...]

Duration:00:07:57

#MakingItPodcourse: Business Management | Lesson 28: Making It: Business Management

7/28/2018
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Welcome to the final lesson of the #MakingItPodcourse! Tomorrow I’ll have a wrap-up and reflection episode for you – but [...]

Duration:00:08:21

#MakingItPodcourse: Business Management | Lesson 27: Manage Your Schedule

7/27/2018
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Is your schedule under your control… or a bit of a mess? In today’s #MakingItPodcourse lesson, I talk schedule [...]

Duration:00:11:58

#MakingItPodcourse: Business Management | Lesson 26: Manage Your Workflow & Business Systems

7/26/2018
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Today on the #MakingItPodcourse I’m talking systems and workflow. I share a couple of my own systems, and discuss why [...]

Duration:00:09:57

#MakingItPodcourse: Business Management | Lesson 25: Manage Your Time

7/25/2018
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Today on the #MakingItPodcourse we’re talking about time – and how to manage it. I’ll discuss how setting goals [...]

Duration:00:09:00

#MakingItPodcourse: Business Management | Lesson 24: Manage Your Energy

7/24/2018
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Management of time, focus, systems and more are all well and good… but nothing works (including you!) when you don’t [...]

Duration:00:09:32

#MakingItPodcourse: Business Management | Lesson 23: Manage Your Focus

7/23/2018
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We live in a world of distractions. Our technology, our family… even our own brain can distract us constantly from [...]

Duration:00:11:36

#MakingItPodcourse: Business Management | Lesson 22: Manage Your Expectations

7/22/2018
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Welcome to the final week of the #MakingItPodcourse! This week is all about business – and life – management. [...]

Duration:00:09:33

#MakingItPodcourse: Marketing | Lesson 21: How to Make It: Marketing

7/21/2018
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How do you successfully market your business? In lesson 21 of the #MakingItPodcourse I summarise what we’ve learnt this [...]

Duration:00:14:55

#MakingItPodcourse: Marketing | Lesson 20: How to Use Social Media

7/20/2018
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This is a big one – how to effectively use social media as part of your handmade business marketing. [...]

Duration:00:18:09

#MakingItPodcourse: Marketing | Lesson 19: Use Your Mailing List

7/19/2018
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Social media is the lifeblood of many handmade businesses. But what happens if IG shuts down tomorrow? You don’t OWN [...]

Duration:00:09:07

#MakingItPodcourse: Marketing | Lesson 18: Improve your SEO

7/18/2018
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If you want to make sure your products get found, this is a crucial lesson! On the #MakingItPodcourse today, we’re [...]

Duration:00:11:48

#MakingItPodcourse: Marketing | Lesson 17: Improve your Visual Marketing

7/17/2018
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Today’s #MakingItPodcourse lesson is all about visuals. In an ever-more visually-saturated world, we need to have stellar imagery to stand [...]

Duration:00:15:09