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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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Episodes

SS18 – Being Boss with Emily Thompson

12/11/2018
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Welcome to the Create & Thrive Podcast Summer Series, where I replay the highlights from the show in 2018. If [...]

Duration:00:40:16

SS18 – How Max & Me Became a Smashing Success with Stacey Howard

12/4/2018
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Welcome to the Create & Thrive Podcast Summer Series, where I replay the highlights from the show in 2018. If [...]

Duration:00:52:55

SS18 – Set up Good Systems with Marina Darlow

11/29/2018
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Welcome to the Create & Thrive Podcast Summer Series, where I replay the highlights from the show in 2018. If [...]

Duration:01:07:21

SS18 – Grow your Side Hustle with Chris Guillebeau

11/19/2018
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Welcome to the Create & Thrive Podcast Summer Series, where I replay the highlights from the show in 2018. [...]

Duration:00:52:10

[168] Check out my NEW podcast – The Business of Making!

11/6/2018
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So, I’ve been working on a secret project… you may have seen me mention it on social. The time [...]

Duration:00:08:47

[167] Art & Travel with Alice Tams

11/1/2018
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In this episode, you’ll find out how a joke turned into a micro-niche… and then into a successful full-time [...]

Duration:00:48:45

[166] Pricing & Branding with Megan Auman

10/23/2018
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My friend Megan Auman has been running her eponymous jewellery line for over 12 years. She also, like me, [...]

Duration:00:41:54

[165] 10 Things I’ve Learnt in 10 Years in Business

10/18/2018
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This month marks my 10-year business anniversary! I wanted to celebrate the milestone by sharing 10 of the many, [...]

Duration:00:48:42

[164] Should you Offer Free Shipping: the Pros and Cons {Members Only}

10/12/2018
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To offer free shipping or to not offer free shipping – that is the question. More and more handmade sellers [...]

Duration:00:05:02

[162] 7 Reasons to Sell your Craft Online

9/23/2018
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Do you like the thought of making money while you sleep? Of not having to make an order till [...]

Duration:00:31:47

[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