The following is a list of tips and tutorials written for craft sellers. The tips are all focused on helping small and fledgling craft businesses create a successful craft blog and social media strategy in order to boost sales and readers.
The tips have been built up over a number of years and offer advice on a variety of social media channels. They are kept up to date where time permits!
I've also just written a book which is available in September 2014! It's called - "Online Marketing for Your Craft Business: How to get your handmade products discovered, shared and sold on the internet"
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Useful links for Craft Bloggers
Useful links for craft bloggers - a huge list!
Craft Photography - your blog needs amazing images!
Advice for writing and marketing a Craft Blog
Which is the best blogging platform for a craft blog?
Why start a Craft Blog?
Top 10 Reasons to start a craft blog
Easy Tutorial for starting a blogger blog
Where to promote your craft blog
Top 10 Ideas for blog posts
How to write great blog posts
How to get more blog followers
How to get more blog comments
Improve your about me page
Make your blog drive traffic to your shop
17 tips for boosting Blog Traffic
Managing Blog Following
Reverse Image Search for tracking down image credits
Quickie Posts & Bookmarklets
Advertising on your craft blog
Craft Blog Turn Offs
Why Craft Blogs Fail
The WHY, WHERE, HOW approach to getting more blog traffic
SEO Search Engine Optimisation Tips for Craft Blogs
10 simple tips to get your blog spotted by Google
How to get on page one of Google
How to optimise your popular posts
Technical tutorials for improving your Craft Blog
Adding floating sharing social icons (like mine)
Blog Themes and Backgrounds
Create a blog badge to grab
Adding a horizontal link or navigation bar
Blog Tabs and Blogger Pages
Shop Slideshow Gadget
Add a background colour to blog posts
Centralise your sidebars
How to add a message at the top of your blog
A bloggers guide to Pinterest
How to add a Pinterest tab to facebook
Join the Craft Life Community Pinterest board
Twitter Tips for Craft Sellers
Using Twitter Lists to network
Adding a Twitter feed to your blog
Engage blog readers using twitter
Why you should embed Tweets
How to thank someone for a retweet
Facebook Page Tips for Craft Sellers
The "All Killer, No Filler" Facebook Page strategy
Make the most of your Facebook Profile
Adding Facebook widgets to your blog
Boost facebook comments and likes
Add a welcome page to your facebook fan page
Facebook Fan Page Photo Tagging
Tips for using Facebook Groups
Finding Facebook Pages "Similar to your own"
Craft Groups to Join on Flickr
If you would like to write some tips on blogging or advice on networking, I'd love to hear from you, whether for a one off post about an excellent blog tip or a series focusing on a specific angle of promoting crafts and handmade products.Whether you are a crafter or a blog / seo expert I'd love to hear from you, please just ask if you have queries :)
You can reach me directly at - haptree at gmail dot com