As I talked about in one of my first blog posts – Free Patterns Lead to Sales, it’s a fairly common practice for crafters to offer free patterns on their blogs and websites. Freebies can lead to a multitude of free links and advertising for your site. And it’s not a technique for garnering links […]
An open letter to other bloggers who don’t understand why they should have an About Me page and suggestions on how to utilize it as a link building tool.
Like this section of doily that is just about complete, a new advertising option for crafters is just about ready for its grand relaunch. The Crafty Tipster, my free craft projects and patterns website, has undergone a major face-lift, change of software platform and is being updated with many new free craft projects and patterns. […]
Yahoo! is jumping into the social networking game with Yahoo! Buzz. Bloggers across the Internet are sharing their thoughts and wondering if this is indeed a competitor for Digg. Many are asking if Buzz will be another place to promote their blogs and others wonder if it just another copycat site of the hugely popular […]
I was looking at someone’s blog today and noticed a conversation on how to advertise a crafting business on the cheap. One of the things mentioned was to ask bloggers if they would be willing to interview artists or review their sites. I’ve toyed with the idea to review each of the sites submitted and […]
I’ve talked before about a variety of ways to get free advertising and backlinks. If you are a repeat visitor to this blog, you probably already know about Crafty Tips, my arts and crafts directory. But, did you know that there’s a special category to showcase other websites that offer free or paid advertising to […]