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3 Steps to Hiring a Social Media Intern

As a small business owner, I do almost everything by myself. From making my handmade cards to doing the SEO from my website, I do it all. If I don't know how to do it, I have to learn. That's what happened with social media marketing. Now, I recently got busier than ever. With university, Thoughtfully Handmade and my extracurriculars, I got extremely overwhelmed. That's why I decided to hire a social media intern.  Longwinded introduction aside, let's get into how I actually hired her!

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5 Easy Ways to Organize a Stressful Day

  I've been told by numerous people that I am VERY organized. I mean, I have a Type A personality and include bullet journaling as a hobby. People have often asked me how I run my own business, be a full-time student and still do normal people stuff like shower, eat and hang out with friends. So, I've decided to put together a blog post that shares how I plan out my day. Seriously, I would go crazy by now if I didn't have my system. If you follow these tips, your day will be more productive and stress-free.    

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3 Ways to Gain Inspiration for Creation

Have you ever wondered how I came up with my card designs?⁣ If you're curious about where I draw inspiration from, this week's blog post answers just that!⁣ I'm sharing 3 resources I regularly use to help me come up with new card designs. If you're in a creative rut- trust me, I know how much that sucks, continue reading!

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4 Ways to Find Craft Markets to Sell Your Handmade Creations

When I was starting out, I struggled with finding markets and pop up shops to sell my cards in. Now, I already have 3 lined up! For all of my crafters and artisans who still struggle with finding the right events to sell at, this week's blog post is for you! I am sharing my top tips for how to find craft fairs, flea markets and pop up markets. To learn, just keep on reading!

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Three Easy Ways to Write a Thoughtful Message

Fewer and fewer people give handwritten letters and notes. That is such a sad fact! Anything handwritten has always felt more genuine and caring than anything typed. Imagine getting a thoughtful email or text. Nice, right? Now imagine receiving a handmade card with a handwritten message inside. You feel appreciated, special and your heart warms up. Don’t you want that same effect for your recipients? Business owners, take note: sending a handwritten thank you card to your clients does wonders for your business! However, it’s hard to translate all of those thoughts into words. I get it- we aren’t used to writing our thoughts out in an eloquent way. That’s why today, my blog post features 3 surefire ways to write a...

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