February, 2017

Instagram Automation: InstaPlus Experiment & Review

If you take any online business class or read an article about growing your brand’s Instagram following, they’ll all say that one of the best ways to gain new followers is by engaging with them. This means liking, commenting, and…

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Craftivism and How It Impacts Your Craft Business

  At the end of January, many LYSOs and yarn companies saw a surge in sales of pink yarn as knitters and crocheters stitched up hats for the Women’s March. The demand was so high there were reports of big…

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The Evolution of Ravelry Part 2: Challenges & Advantages

Ravelry’s Challenges Ravelry originally revolutionized the yarn and fiber crafts industry. A decade on, however, its place in the industry is shifting. Remember, when Ravelry went live, Instagram didn’t exist yet, and Facebook was still primarily the domain of college…

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The Evolution Of Ravelry Part 1

This is the story of one user’s experience with Ravelry. We’ll call her “YarnWrangler.” Recently, YarnWrangler logged into Ravelry to create a project page for a KAL she had joined. She was surprised to realize that she hadn’t created a…

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