How to Manage Banner Ads in WordPress

| January 6, 2011

I highly recommend the WordPress platform not just for blogs, but for any type of website because it’s super quick and easy to get setup and it’s free, so you could literally have a professional site up and ready in an evening.  Once you have your WordPress blog or site going you’ll have access to […]

Free eBook Helps Monetize Your Blog

| August 13, 2010

Esther Crawford from 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 […]

Top Ten Favorite WordPress Plugins

| June 22, 2010

There are THOUSANDS of available plugins for WordPress that allow users to quickly and easily customize their blogs, so how do you know which ones to use?  This is by no means a conclusive list, but between this blog and my shopping and deal blog I’ve tested at least a hundred different plugins and this is a […]

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)  […]

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 […]

Bloggers and Businesses Partnering for Profit!

| March 30, 2010

Business2Blogger is a service designed to help connect businesses and bloggers for FREE.  Businesses are looking for bloggers to review and help spread the word about their products and services. This is where Business2Blogger comes in to connect the two to present their needs/offers. “Big blogs & small, they want you all.” Partnering with bloggers […]

Are You Retired, But Need Extra Money?

| February 1, 2010

We realize that not all of our readers are currently active in the sewing / crafting / alteration businesses.  Some of you are doing other jobs, or have NO job, and are looking for information about starting your own business.  In addition, there are some who are retired, but thanks to the economy their retirement […]

Top 10 Posts for 2009

| December 31, 2009

10) How To Make A Reusable Sandwich Bag 9) Sewing Baby Projects 8 ) Is Fear Of Failure Holding Your Business Back? 7) Have You Seen A Pillow Case Dress? 6) 5 Ways to Promote Your Sewing Business 5) Six Success Tips for Sewing Businesses 4) 4 Reasons You Need a Blog For Your Business 3) Top 6 Reasons Why Websites […]

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 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 Ashley Hackshaw of Lil Blue Boo

| August 14, 2009

Ashley Hackshaw’s mother taught her the basics of sewing when she was around six years old.  Her mom used to make their clothes, bedding, and curtains, and was always taking on big household projects like re-painting the kitchen cabinets.  Ashley has since gone from career woman to stay-at-home mom of Sienna, a precocious 2-year old […]