The sunday post is a weekly collection of links to things that have caught my eye around the interwebs. It’s intended to inspire, inform, and engage with you on everything from current events, to business, art, or crafting. You can find past Sunday Post entries here.
My top ten effective marketing strategies – marketing for photographers by Anna Bartell – she offers such great words for any business owner, really . Small business is about people and relationships, and our “marketing” efforts are really about connecting with people. As a small business owner, we don’t exist in a vacuum. Get out. Meet people. Connect. Both online and in real life. So. Much. Good.
How to use SEO plugin in wordpress by Becky of yourmodernfamily.com for bloggingontheside.com – this little gem of a blog has some amazing info. I’ve been studying up on SEO (search engine optimization) a lot lately. SEO is all about helping you be found on the internet. You can be doing all kinds of amazing things, but if the right people aren’t finding you, it may not be effective for your business.
Ten things every creative person must learn by chase jarvis – things like, “don’t aim for better, aim for different” and “big challenges create the best work” are some of the chase jarvis talks about in this article. I should print these and hand them on the wall of my studio space. Yes, they’re that good.
The Dakota Duster, the Willow Tunic, and the Isabella Dress patterns by Kay Whitt on Serendipity Studio. Oh, I am so going to be making some of these. It’s my goal to do a lot more personal sewing in the near future, because this keep me fresh and inspired.
The booth tour of the Cloud 9 Quilt Market booth released as a look book on ISSUU. Oh, man. I loved everything in this booth – and was totally surprised by them as a brand at Quilt Market! Their prints had been typically kind of “cutesy” to me, so I was a bit shocked when I saw a couple of my favorite artists with lines being released. Totally pleased, and will be waiting for the lines to hit shops.
Hope you’re inspired for the week ahead!