A weekly roundup of craft, design, and business related news and links:
Should You Make Your Niche Smaller? – Why a focused niche is more successful then a broad approach.
The Three Surprisingly Simple Keys to Success – “You need talent, luck, and persistence. Pick any two.”
Big Brand Copycats – Eye-opening article from the Etsy blog about one designer’s struggle to fight a big brand for copyright infringement.
How to Convert Your Facebook Superfans into Brand Ambassadors – A more structured way to get your biggest fans to evangelize your brand. Jess of Jess LC is doing something similar.
Why Are Women-Owned Companies Smaller Than Men-Owned Companies? – An incredibly fascinating article from the Wall Street Journal that asks “what’s holding back women business owners?”