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Business of Design

How do you tell if something’s worth doing?

Last week, I wrote about How to Say 'No' (and rescue your schedule). I'm so happy to hear that so many of you ...

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How to say “No” (and rescue your schedule!)

Last week, I wrote about how to disaster-proof your schedule. I think I convinced you that it's a good idea to plan a ...

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How to Disaster-Proof Your Schedule

Do you feel constantly overwhelmed? Does your to-do list remain unfinished at the end of the week and snowball into the next? We all ...

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Ask Stacey: How do you decide what to design?

Wow! That's a big question! The short answer is that I aim to design patterns that my customers will want to crochet! How do ...

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Strategies for Improving Customer Engagement

On Monday, I was a guest on Abby Glassenberg's Podcast along with Tara Swiger and our topic was Marketing for Your Creative Business. ...

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7 Tips for Rockin’ Pinterest

I love Pinterest. I haven't been pinning for very long, but I've become completely addicted and gained oodles of followers! So today, I'm going ...

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My worst teaching disaster… and how I got through!

Today I'm going to share with you the worst class I ever taught. Why? Everyone has mishaps. I want to share mine so that ...

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Keeping Prices Steady in 2014

It's a new year, so it's a time when folks make goals and assess... well, everything! For me as a business owner, it's time ...

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Peek Behind the Scenes: my Book Proposal!

My new book, Modern Baby Crochet, was released last week... and I'm so excited about it! The seed of a book is planted when ...

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3 Reasons Why Products are Discontinued

I introduce new products every now and again on FreshStitches. Some, like the kits, Kit Club and Magic Balls have been astounding successes. But ...

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