Stand Out From The Crowd

One of the hardest parts about selling hand-made items, is standing out from the crowd.  Etsy, Ravelry (if you’re a pattern designer), Facebook, Twitter, etc. all offer amazing platforms to reach potential customers.  Thousands of other shops also have the same chance to reach these same customers, though, so finding a way to capture attention

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The Magic of Photos

When I first started my business, I knew nothing about product photography.  I had spent some time with a camera in the past, but had never done any research into taking great product photos.  I really had no idea that this one element could make the difference in my business. I started out using a

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Let’s Talk Business

Learn how to make money selling your knit and crochet items.   After spending two years building up my online shop, I’ve spent a lot of time talking business.  In fact, these days I’ll talk business to absolutely anyone who cares to listen!  Melody’s Makings is my passion, my pride, and the extra support that

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