Even if you're not a knitwear designer, there's a lot to offer in this book for the creative business owner, from effective social media use, to contracts and copyright, and much, much more. We're doing a sale this week in honor of Tax Day in the US (I wrote the book, so I'm biased, but based on its reviews I think most people agree it's super-helpful). You might also want to check out our forthcoming Market Yourself by Tara Swiger if you're a creative business person.

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I'm frequently asked how I create graphics for my blog posts, design printables and planners for the Library, and come up with colorful buttons to my sidebar. I'll let you in on a little secret: I design them all through software programs included in my Adobe Creative Cloud subscription. Although I've been taught how to use these programs and I've had years of practice, I believe that learning and working with programs like Photoshop and Illustrator puts business owners and bloggers at ...

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Everyone puts their phones in the middle of the table. Whoever cracks first by touching their phone, pays for the entire meal. The purpose of the game was to get everyone off their phones, away from twitter, facebook, texting, etc and to encourage conversations. In other words, help cure the “Anti-Social Social Media Craziness.”

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