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Ep 128 How to Avoid Burnout by Aligning with Your Values

Handmade CEO Podcast

Release Date: 07/13/2022

$75K Handmade Kickstarter Launch?! Using Email Marketing & Storytelling for Product Launch Success show art $75K Handmade Kickstarter Launch?! Using Email Marketing & Storytelling for Product Launch Success

Handmade CEO Podcast

Thank you for tuning into Episode 140! In this special solo episode, I'm talking about my experience using email marketing and storytelling to help make a handmade book launch on Kickstarter a huge success. If you're wondering how to get started with email marketing for your small business, you won't want to miss this episode!   To check out the Kickstarter campaign I'm discussing in this video, search for "" on Kickstarter. Overall, this campaign made over $361K in sales. 

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Why Every Small Business Owner Should Think Like An Entrepreneur with Sean Castrina show art Why Every Small Business Owner Should Think Like An Entrepreneur with Sean Castrina

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Thank you for tuning into episode 139! In this episode, powerhouse guest Sean Castrina shares why every small business owner should think like an entrepreneur. With tips on why most startups fail and how to avoid the pitfalls, to how to stand out in a saturated market, you won't want to miss a moment of this episode with Sean! Learn more about Sean and get his free book, the 8 Unbreakable Business Rules for Business Startup Success, on his webste at and don't forget to give his podcast, The 10 Minute Entrepreneur, a listen!

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3 Things to Know Before Starting a Handmade Business with Seiko Sisco from Waku Waku Baby show art 3 Things to Know Before Starting a Handmade Business with Seiko Sisco from Waku Waku Baby

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Thank you for tuning into episode 138! In this episode, special guest Seiko Sisco from Waku Waku Baby talks about her journey with starting to make baby accessories as a new mom, to opening her business, all the way to getting a Comcast Rise Investment Fund Grant. She talks us through 3 things she wishes she knew before starting a handmade business, and we hope these tips help makers or creatives who might be just getting started in their business.  Listeners can get free shipping on all orders $25 and up from Waku Waku Baby with code FREESHIPCEO, by going to www.wakuwakubaby.com.

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How SEO Can Help Your Small Business Stand Out with Katie Paskorz show art How SEO Can Help Your Small Business Stand Out with Katie Paskorz

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Thank you for tuning into episode 137! This week's guest is Katie Paskorz from Katydid PGH. She tells her story of going from 8 years in the banking industry to becoming an SEO specialist and web designer helping creative and purpose-driven small business owners with website solutions - and overall, making it easy for them to understand SEO!  And for all our listeners, use code HANDMADE for 50% off Katie's Easy Website Content Guide, or her guide o Five Simple Steps to Improve Your SEO. Both guides can be found on her website, www.katydidpgh.com.

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How to Make More Sales in Your Handmade Business show art How to Make More Sales in Your Handmade Business

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Thank you for tuning in to episode 136! In this episode, I'm talking about 3 ways to make more sales in your handmade business. For the full show notes, head to .  Until next time!

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Inspiring Transformation Through Everyday Objects With Artist Doug Heifetz show art Inspiring Transformation Through Everyday Objects With Artist Doug Heifetz

Handmade CEO Podcast

Thank you for tuning in to episode 135! In this episode artist Doug Heifetz talks about his journey to becoming an artist and jewelry designer, making beautiful and surprising work from everyday objects like spoons and forks. He leaves us with a beautiful vision of a better world, and how he inspires these transformations through his work.  To take 20% off any spoon ring on Doug's website, use code HANDMADECEO20 at checkout.  Makers who have questions about Doug's mobile booth/boutique can contact him through his website. Until next time!  

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Crush Your Holiday Sales Goals with Giftable Packaging - Kelley Kempel show art Crush Your Holiday Sales Goals with Giftable Packaging - Kelley Kempel

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Thank you for tuning in to episode 134! In this episode, Branding and Packaging Specialist Kelley Kempel gives us some tips around how to crush our holiday sales goals with giftable packaging. Now is the perfect time to start prepping for the holiday buying and selling season, so you won't want to miss this one!   To get 15% off of Kelley's Packaging Field Guide Masterclass, head to , head to Courses, and use code HANDMADECEO15 at checkout! Until next time!  

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A Sweet Farewell AND Introducing Your New Host show art A Sweet Farewell AND Introducing Your New Host

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Thank you for tuning in to episode 133!   I have very big news about the future of this podcast that I would like to share with you today!   In this episode, I'll be introducing the new host and new owner of this podcast.   It's been nearly three years since I started this journey, and I'm so grateful for all of you that have tuned in and reached out.   Until next time...

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Ep 132 When Life Leads You to Your Passion - Cayce Eastwood show art Ep 132 When Life Leads You to Your Passion - Cayce Eastwood

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How many of you have started a small business from a class or a new hobby that you learned?   Today's guest shares how her wedding inspired her to learn letterpress.  After discovering her passion, she opened up her shop!   Take a listen to Cayce as she coaches us into believing in our dreams!

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Ep 131 The Importance of Finding Your Creativity show art Ep 131 The Importance of Finding Your Creativity

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Do you have a hobby or a passion outside of being a business owner?   In today's episode, I'm sharing Noemi's story of being an artist and business owner.   So many parts make up who we are, and I find that our businesses thrive once we rediscover our passions!

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Today's show is going to give you all the tips to avoid burnout.  

Ixchel gives us great insight into why things start to fall apart in business and how to realign with your purpose.

I'm sure you'll find this interview as insightful as I did.

Visit the show notes to connect with Ixchel!

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Today's show is sponsored by Cubicle to CEO. To receive free access to "your first $10K month" masterclass and a bonus workbook, use this special link - zen.ai/handmadeceo