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C&T Q&A – Finding the Balance Between Blogging and Making {VIDEO}

It’s Q&A time!

This month’s question comes from Miranti, who asks…

Hi Jess,

I wanted to pick your brain a little and ask how you balance “making” with blogging? I often find that blogging takes up a lot of my thoughts and time, and I really want to focus more on making goods for my store.Wondered whether you might have any pearls of wisdom on this?

Thanks a bunch!



Ahh, balance. It’s definitely a struggle at times to find the balance between making and blogging – goodness knows I’ve been through this.

In the video I share how I personally walk this line – and what I recommend you do if you’re finding it difficult to balance blogging time with making time.


 Is this something you ever struggle with?


Van Den has written 319 posts in this blog.

Jess Van Den is the editor of Create & Thrive, and has been a full-time creative entrepreneur since 2010. She makes eco-conscious, contemporary, handmade sterling silver jewellery under the Epheriell label, and blogs about her jewellery and other beautiful things at You can catch her on twitter @JessVanDen.


Ali Manning

Great advice, Jess. I totally agree with your statement – when you’re not making new things, then you’re not excited about your business.

What say you?