16 Strategies to Survive the Silly Sales Season
It’s the silly season! And that means that you’re going to be busy – real busy – both in your business and in your life.
So how do you make sure to stay on top of everything while maintaining your sanity?
That’s what today’s podcast is aaaaaall about. I’ve got 16(!) strategies that will help you stay sane and survive the silly sales season when you’re running an online business.
 How to choose the right platform for your handmade website & shop.Etsy, Shopify, WordPress – oh my! How do you choose the right platform for your handmade shop & website? There is no one-size-fits-all solution to this question – but in this podcast episode, I do my best to lay out all of the things you need to...
#MakingItPodcourse – Week 4 – BUSINESS MANAGEMENT
Today is the fourth and final week of the course, and in it, I talk about all things business management.
I’m going to cover managing a whole range of things – your focus, your energy, your expectations, your business systems, your time, and your schedule. Some of those might seem like somewhat of a surprise, but I promise you – managing all of them well is the only way to ensure everything flows smoothly in your business.
 How & Why to Document your Business SystemsHow often do you find yourself doing a repetitive task in your business, and thinking… ‘what’s the next step again?’ Do you find you leave out/forget important steps in the process? Do you get the same questions from customers over and over...
 An Interview with Jess’ Husband Nick – His Side of the Creative Journey
Have you ever wanted to hear the other side of the story?
What’s it like to be the partner of a creative entrepreneur?
What’s it like working full-time with your spouse in your business?
Who does the washing? (Spoiler: not Jess.)
We answer all these questions and more in this special, 200th episode of the Create & Thrive Podcast, where I interview my husband and right-hand-man, Nick Bianchi, on the show!
I did a call-out for questions… and boy, did you all deliver! So I asked, he answered, and we bantered about our experience working together and sharing all aspects of our lives over the last decade – since before Epheriell even began.
We had a lot of fun recording this, so I hope you enjoy listening to Nick’s experiences, and this glimpse ‘behind the curtain’ of a self-employed couple.