Each Thursday night at 8pm ET, IBN hosts #HandmadeChat, a weekly Twitter talk show designed to help you sell more of the products you make. If you've never attended before, now is the time. It's fun, informative, and a super supportive environment where you'll learn so much about making your business more successful. Here is the lineup for September.
September 6: Donna DeRosa: How To Create An Editorial Calendar For Your Business
You know what I always say: “No matter what business you're in, you are also in the publishing business.” You must to market your business by publishing content that interests your target customers. Donna will share tips on how to use an editorial calendar to stay on schedule, and answer your questions about being efficient and effective with your publishing strategy.
September 13: LaShonda Tyree: Making, Packaging, and Selling Your Bath Bombs
(Sponsored by Nature's Garden.) You know, those amazing popular little balls of deliciousness that fizz up in your tub? Yes, them! In this chat, La Shonda will cover everything from ingredients to packaging, to labeling, to bath bomb manufacturing equipment and more. If you want to get tips for making the best bath bombs, this is the #HandmadeChat for you.
September 20: Melissa Rivera: How To Host a Holiday Open House
One of the most fun and popular ways to generate holiday sales is to collaborate with other local Indies to host a holiday open house at one of your homes or at a designated outside location. We'll discuss options, dos and dont's, and how to coordinate with others for an event that will benefit everyone — and be fun!!
September 27: TBA
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See you on September 6, for #HandmadeChat. Remember to read the easy instructions here if you don't already know how to participate.
And by the way, we choose our topics based on feedback from you! If you have any ideas, please complete the #HandmadeChat Survey, so we can consider your suggestions!