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The Merriweather Council Podcast

The Merriweather Council podcast, hosted by Danielle Spurge, is all about celebrating the reality of gainful self employment through craft. This is a podcast for art and design entrepreneurs - makers, etsy sellers and shopify users! Featuring tips, insights, advice and tough love for handmade business owners in concise format. Focused on sharing realistic ideas and personal experiences with the nuances of handmade business in mind. If you are working to turn your crafty tendencies into profits, tune in every Tuesday and Thursday.
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Apr 26, 2018

Recording season three of the podcast was a huge treat for me. I got to speak to several brilliant and inspiring people. Hopefully you have had a chance to check out the interview I did with Kara of Kara's Vineyard Wedding and the crazy-helpful episode I recorded with Amy Northard.

Today I'm excited to share yet another jam-packed conversation with you! This very special two part episode features Stacie Bloomfield of Gingiber. It's going to resonate with so so many of you, I just know it.

For full show notes and links mentioned in this episode, visit merriweathercouncilblog.com/49


For more free handmade business advice, visit merriweathercouncilblog.com/podcast

Apr 24, 2018

Why shopify is the best

If you've been around Merriweather world a little while, you will know that there are a few things I am devoted to passing on to you. One of which is the advice to get your own site up and running. (Don't depend on marketplace sites solely, forever.) The other is that I wholeheartedly recommend you use Shopify to make that happen.

For full show notes and links mentioned in this episode, visit merriweathercouncilblog.com/48


For more free handmade business advice, visit merriweathercouncilblog.com/podcast

Apr 19, 2018

in 2006 Time magazine named YOU the person of the year. Did you know? How cool is that?!

Well, Time magazine is cool but I'm naming you the person of this episode.

In this episode I'm talking to and about you! Seriously, it's all about you.

You are most likely a one-person show. Your business is relying on you, as a soloprenuer, it all comes down to you. But YOU don't have to be you alone. Let me explain what that means in this episode.

For full show notes and links mentioned in this episode, visit merriweathercouncilblog.com/47


For more free handmade business advice, visit merriweathercouncilblog.com/podcast

Apr 19, 2018

in 2006 Time magazine named YOU the person of the year. Did you know? How cool is that?!

Well, Time magazine is cool but I'm naming you the person of this episode.

In this episode I'm talking to and about you! Seriously, it's all about you.

For full show notes and links mentioned in this episode, visit merriweathercouncilblog.com/47


For more free handmade business advice, visit merriweathercouncilblog.com/podcast

Apr 17, 2018

If you are nodding along and thinking, "hell yes, I feel that" about being proactive in your business, then you'll definitely want to join us inside of The Council!

Interested? Get the details here

For full show notes and links mentioned in this episode, visit merriweathercouncilblog.com/46


For more free handmade business advice, visit merriweathercouncilblog.com/podcast

 

Apr 12, 2018

Tax reform and small businesses

Nothing sends a shiver down my spine quite the same way thinking about taxes does. I know many of you feel the same way. Taxes are overwhelming to begin with, and just when we thought we understood what applied to us at least, BAM, changed it.

For full show notes and links mentioned in this episode, visit merriweathercouncilblog.com/45


For more free handmade business advice, visit merriweathercouncilblog.com/podcast

Apr 10, 2018

Misunderstood Etsy Policies

I genuinely hope EVERY SINGLE ETSY SELLER listens to this episode. If you are an Etsy seller, and you know other Etsy sellers, please share the link to this episode with them.

(Please note: at the time of recording and publishing, all the information in this episode is accurate.)

For full show notes and links mentioned in this episode, visit merriweathercouncilblog.com/44

 

For more free handmade business advice, visit merriweathercouncilblog.com/podcast

 

Disclaimer:


*This content is published by The Merriweather Council. The Merriweather Council is not affiliated with Etsy Inc. Etsy is a trademark of Etsy Inc. We write about Etsy, from our own experiences, not for Etsy.

Apr 5, 2018

Welcome to season 3 of The Merriweather Council Podcast!

At the start of every season, I like to reintroduce myself and The Merriweather Council as a whole. Since I have done that twice already, but still wanted to do it in some way again, I'm giving you a fuller explanation of my ideal world vision and how you are a part of it to kick season three off.

In this episode, you'll hear me explain my ideal version of the world and how the people in it operate specifically when it comes to matters of art and design and craft.

For full show notes and links mentioned in this episode, visit merriweathercouncilblog.com/42

 

For more free handmade business advice, visit merriweathercouncilblog.com/podcast

 

Apr 5, 2018

In this episode you will hear Kara and I discuss why she decided to start a podcast, how podcasts can help makers and what her podcast has done for her and her business. We also spoke about Kara's love for Pinterest, the idea of casting a net and the numbers behind podcasting. Kara also shared some information on starting a podcast and how she did it for herself. Be sure to listen for Kara's tips for podcasting and the questions she thinks you should ask yourself before starting a podcast if you are now considering it!

For full show notes and links mentioned in this episode, visit merriweathercouncilblog.com/43

 

For more free handmade business advice, visit merriweathercouncilblog.com/podcast

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