As you can see, I have been quite busy working on Halloween & Christmas orders and filling my Etsy shop. I’m working at my regular job More this year than I was last year, and it has decreased my work time for my shop. So has having a toddler in the house! But I am working … Continue reading The Busy Season Is Here!
Instagram and other social media platforms have been out for a little while now, but I still feel like a total newbie. I have learned a TON in a relatively short amount of time, but I feel there's still so much to learn. I think I have dabbled in most of them - Instagram, Twitter, … Continue reading 5 Reasons Why Instagram Is My FAVORITE Social Media Platform
I have been a busy gal this week! My focus has been on my Instagram account, but also on my Facebook page and, of course, my blog. I've also been taking some risks and working on a few new patterns and designs for my Etsy shop and Ravelry, as well as working on my Etsy … Continue reading Risks Needed To Grow Your Business
It has occurred to me that I do everything. I knew this, but now I really know this. I feel like a one-woman show. In my Etsy business, I am designer, maker, photographer, marketer, accountant, web designer, blogger, graphic designer, sales person, promoter, publicist, packager, shipper, and probably a few other things. Just attempting to … Continue reading What I Do
It has occurred to me that, as an Etsy shop owner, I do everything. I knew this, but now I really know this. Feels like a one-woman show. In my Etsy business, I am designer, maker, photographer, marketer, accountant, web designer, blogger, graphic designer, sales person, promoter, publicist, packager, shipper, and probably a few other … Continue reading What I Do As An Etsy Shop Owner
A little over a week ago now, Instagram suddenly deleted my original CaseyCarrollArt account. No warning. No explanation. And no response to my emails, tweets, or Facebook messages. Nothing. Nada. Sadness. All of it was gone. That "Instagrammer" was my beloved account. So... I had … Continue reading How I Grew My Instagram From 0 to 250 Followers in One Week
Have you ever had years of work, dedication, and time destroyed in one moment? Well, that happened to me this past week. Not gonna lie, there were tears. More than I'd like to admit, actually. Yep. Gone. Vanished. Adios. Unavailable. Finished. Missing. Ended. Dead and buried. And I wasn't even invited to the wake. I'm … Continue reading Starting Again…
I'm having a creative block this week, so I thought I'd just share some of my favorite things from the week. I hope you have a great weekend and a happy Easter!
What a week!! With Halloween festivities thrown in between work, church, and other obligations, it was quite a busy week! I feel like we should get mandatory resting/sleeping days after big holidays. Gotta catch up on sleep! Shew!! Last Wednesday we had our Trunk-or-Treat at church, and I dressed up as Cruella Deville from 101 … Continue reading Weekend Reads
Life sure seems to pick up the last 3 months of the year, and this year is definitely no different. I wonder if we could spread these holidays out just a smidge. Congress isn't doing much else, right? My days lately have been full of custom orders, a vendor event, a church rummage sale, painting … Continue reading Weekend Reads