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MAKERS MEAN BUSINESS

Are you a small business owner that sells handmade crafts? A craftpreneur?

We know you’ll love the Makers Mean Business Podcast! We talk about all the challenges, struggles, rewards, and benefits of running your own online business.

We’ve coached thousands of successful craftpreneurs and we’re sharing some our stories with all of you. So join us and our friends as they make guest appearances to talk shop. 

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Quick Win Weekend 

Tammy (Polka Dot Wreath Co), Mellie Mel (Sincerely Creative), & Jacquelyn (The Fancy Front Door) have joined forces to bring you the QUICK WIN WEEKEND!!!

Join this dream team trio of BFF’s as we make SHOW STOPPERS, QUICK SHOP FILLERS, and drop some QUICK WIN business bombs to make sure you’re on track to have a FABULOUS FALL!!!

Your ticket includes:
~ 3 PROFESSIONALLY RECORDED TUTORIALS
~ 3 LIVE TUTORIALS
~ 3 QUICK WIN BUSINESS TIP TUTORIALS

**UNLIMITED ACCESS to the Facebook group and its content for 12 MONTHS

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Community over Competition with Tamara Bennett

Damon and Tamara Bennett (Southern A-door-nments Decor) are breaking down everything about her business from A-Z!

Tamara shares all about her core principle of community over competition, details about her membership group and what she offers, the journey of her business from when she started it to how it’s grown and evolved, what running a Maker business has done for her life and her family, and more.

Listen in as she shares her top tips for those starting their own business and what she would do differently if she were to do it all over.

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Creating Quality Video Content

Want to see what Quality Content and a good social strategy can achieve?

In this episode, Parker is breaking down just the beginning of our strategy around creating good content – especially video content!

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Starting Your Online Business

Today Damon is getting the whole story from Melissa AKA Mellie Mel of Sincerely Creative Mom about tips for starting out, selling online compared to selling in brick and mortar, how to partner with local boutiques, imposter syndrome, and what being a maker has done for Melissa’s life.

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SEO: How Your Customers Find You Online

What the heck is SEO?

Today we are giving you a crash course to Search Engine Optimization… that means, how your customers find you on the internet!

SEO can be pretty complex, but don’t worry, we kept it simple and actionable for you today!

About the Hosts

 

Damon is the visionary behind DecoExchange. He is constantly using his engineering background and creativity to not only create beautiful handmade products but also run a multi 7-figure creative business.

Parker is the implementer behind the scenes at DecoExchange. He is always busy integrating processes and procedures to keep the business running like a well-oiled machine.

Together they make a powerhouse team, that empowers other craft-based businesses to thrive. 

Damon Oates

Damon Oates

Co-Host

Parker Stelly

Parker Stelly

Co-Host

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Live Every Monday and Thursday @ 12 am

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ALL EPISODES

Ep 018: Quick Win Weekend

with Tammy, Mellie Mel, and Jacquelyn

Tammy (Polka Dot Wreath Co), Mellie Mel (Sincerely Creative Mom), & Jacquelyn (The Fancy Front Door) have joined forces to bring you the QUICK WIN WEEKEND!!!

Join this dream team trio of BFF’s as we make SHOW STOPPERS, QUICK SHOP FILLERS, and drop some QUICK WIN business bombs to make sure you’re on track to have a FABULOUS FALL!!!

Ep 017: Community over Competition with Tamara Bennett

Interview with Tamara Bennett

Ep 016: Creating Quality Video Content

Host Parker Stelly

Ep 015: SEO – Starting an Online Business

Interview with Mellie Mel

Ep 014: SEO – How Your Customers Find You Online

Interview with Christine Jerry

Ep 013: Business Realities for a Virtual Service Provider Agency

Interview with Christine Jerry

Ep 012: Scaling Your Business with Assistants

With Host Parker Stelly

Ep 011: Juggling the Demands of Being a Maker

Interview with Rhonda Nickerson

Ep 010: Building a Community on Instagram

Interview with Warren Carlyle

Ep 009: Let Making Bring You Joy

Interview with Andrea Brown

Ep 008: Using Your Perfect Person To Increase Traffic and Sales

Host Damon Oates

Ep 007:How to Sell More on Etsy

Interview with Lauren Kilgore

Ep 006 Bonus Episode: 3 Action Items for FB Ads You Can Take Today!

Host Parker Stelly

Ep 006: Intro to Facebook Ads

Interview with Gretchen Wheeler

Ep 005: Journey from a Corporate 9-5 to Craftypreneurship!

Interview with Clara-Nicole

Ep 004: Finding a Business Coach + Tips for Growing

Interview with Kari Gustafson

Ep 003: Introduction to Subscription Boxes

Interview with Sarah Williams

Ep 002: Getting Started, Failure, and the BIGGEST Myth About Business that Needs to be Busted!

Host Damon Oates

Ep 001: 6 Tips to Battle Impostor Syndrome

Host Damon Oates