Free eBook Helps Monetize Your Blog

| August 13, 2010

Esther Crawford from ShePosts.com and Jennifer James from Mom Bloggers Club got together and created this fabulous ebook called From Blog to Business.  Don’t let the price fool you – this is one valuable tool if you have a blog or are interested in starting one!  These experienced ladies give you all the information you […]

How to Setup and Run a Blog for Your Business

| May 20, 2010

You can setup and run a blog for your business with very little expense, and in just a few simple steps!  Read our “7 Reasons You Need a Blog for Your Business” post if you’re still not sure that you need one then come back here and let’s get started on your blog! 1)  Decide […]

7 Reasons Your Business Needs a Blog

| May 13, 2010

Are blogs really important for businesses?  Lots of people think that only big companies need to have blogs, but Technorati says in their State of the Blogosphere report that they have indexed over 133 million blogs since 2002, and that 77% of Internet users read blogs.  Of the bloggers surveyed, 56% said that their blog […]

A Must Have for WordPress Users

| January 1, 2010

This Sewing Business blog was started on a different platform and later switched over to WordPress. Although the transition was a bit of a pain, it was a great business decision and now we wonder why we didn’t make the move sooner! WordPress is one of the most robust and customizable blog platforms available and […]

Attention: Sewing Business Blog Disclosure Statement

| December 4, 2009

The Federal Trade Commission has decided that all blogs must have a disclosure statement.  Please read the Sewing Business Blog Disclosure Statement that follows, and if you are a blogger visit DisclosurePolicy.org to get your own customized disclosure statement for your website. All information published on the Sewing Business Blog is provided “as is” without […]

Interview With Jill Green of Homemade By Jill

| September 8, 2009

Jill Green of the Homemade By Jill Blog says that she’s been sewing for about three years, and although she is mostly self taught, her mom is a great seamstress so Jill calls on her to help out if she runs into trouble.  A brief stint at Martha Stewart also helped Jill to improve her […]

4 Reasons You Need a Blog For Your Business

| August 13, 2009

1.  Increase Traffic Search engines love blogs because they provide lots of fresh, keyword rich content.  If your business maintains a regularly updated blog with topics of interest to your target market, your website will rank higher in the search engines when potential customers search for your services and products, which will greatly increase traffic […]

A New Way to Make Money From Your Blog

| May 28, 2009

Amazon’s amazing new Kindle reading device ($359, Amazon.com) can also be used for reading or subscribing to blogs and Amazon has now opened up their Kindle Publishing Program in beta and they are currently accepting blog submissions.The program provides bloggers with a great new method of monetizing their blogs.  Here’s how it works – Amazon […]

How To Blog For Extra Dollars

| January 26, 2009

It makes no difference whether you have a brick and mortar store, work out of your garage, sell only at craft shows, have an etsy store or have a website, the question of the day is — do you have a blog?I’m sure nearly everyone has seen various types of blogs or even subscribe to some […]

Blogging To Build Your Business

| December 18, 2008

Web logs, or blogs as they’re commonly known, began mostly as online personal journals, or celebrity or cause type sites.  Blogs have now become mainstream and more and more businesses are using them to create buzz and help to get their own message out.In fact, if you start looking around online for blogs, you’ll soon […]