A weekly roundup of craft, design, and business related news and links:
Getting Paid Partially in Time – While I do agree that there is incredible value in having control over the way we spend our time, I still wonder, why shouldn’t makers be paid well for what we create? Read Break the Scarcity Mindset: How to Afford Anything You Want for the counter-point to the first article. (And for ideas on increasing your self-worth.)
Altruism, Activism, and the Moral Imperative in Craft – Read Part 2 of Gabriel Craig’s talk from the recent SNAG conference for an interesting analysis on why the craft business model of the last 30 to 50 years is no longer effective.
The Betty Crocker Secret to Email Marketing that Works – Creating email campaigns that people want to read, keep, and refer back to.
- make it your quilt – Own your process, from start to finish.
- what’s in a name – How do you define what you do?