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    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.

    Personal Branding #Infographic -- This is a heck of a cool website for building business and for on-line social media info. PD

    Final cover for Market Yourself: A Marketing System for Smart and Creative Business Owners by Tara Swiger, available from Cooperative Press (

    6 ways to help you manage your blog's social media.

    If you have been wondering if this is a career path for you, here are 52 Virtual Assistant services that you can offer to business owners.

    Market Yourself: A Marketing System for Smart and Creative Business Owners by Tara Swiger, Cooperative Press (

    work smart in 2013: for bloggers + business owners

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    Personal Branding with Social Media

    Tips to help you create memorable business card, understand how to properly present your card, and a few basic international etiquette tips to help yo

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    One of the best business articles I've read.

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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.”

    Knit Notes by Nadine Curtis: A knitwear designers notebook FULL of project pages to help you get your design from your head to the page.