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How Do I Know When Something Is Trademarked?

If you’ve been around the online Cricut/Silhouette/craft cutting industry for more than 10 seconds you MIGHT have heard about issues with trademark/copyright infringement. As in, people are often accidentally infringing on a trademark and sometimes we don’t know when something is TM’d or not. Yeah – it’s kind of a big deal.  Unfortunately. ‼️ (AND […]


Should You Sell Your Handmade Creations Locally Or Online?

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When you’re just getting started selling your Cricut/Silhouette creations, one question that comes up a lot is this: Should I sell my products online or locally? There is no one easy answer to this question because the truth is, everyone’s situation is different. So – I’ve put together a few questions for YOU to ask […]

Etsy SEO 101: How a Full Time Seller Does SEO for Etsy

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Hi there! Having trouble figuring out Etsy SEO? I’m Bethany. I’m a full time Etsy seller, single mother and I support my family selling products on Etsy and my own website since 2012. And today, I’m going to take you through Etsy SEO 101 – exactly the same process I have used over and over […]