Friday, December 11, 2009

Internet Artisan Interview - Linda B's Beaded Jewelry

Linda has a load of small jewelry items that are so very simple and sweet. And it's perfect timing to show everyone her Judaica items, with the first night of Chanukah starting tonight. Linda is the Team Captain of the EtsyChai team, and a member of three other etsy teams: EtsyTwitter, EtsyBloggers and EtsyBead. She has a site on 1000markets, and is a member of two marketplaces there. Not only does she work fulltime; she's an active tweeter and blog poster. So stop by her blog, and see what she's all about!
What's the name of your business/shop?


http://lindab142.etsy.com


Do you have a registered domain name and/or a blog?
Blog: http://linorstorecom.blogspot.com
Website: http://LinorStore.com

What type of handmade products do you sell?
I create handbeaded jewelry, keychains, bookmarks, car jewelry, stamped paper greeting cards, candles

Show us a piece you recently finished

Blue beaded wire kippah for Jewish women

What are you working on right now? Any sketches?
You can see pics on my blog on Sun. post

If you have a website or blog, what do you use for advertising? What do your avatars look like?

I tweet for some advertising, belong to some Etsy teams, and write press releases. You can see my avatars at my shop and blog.

If you have a website or blog, tell us about your favorite widget.
On Blogspot, my favorite widget is the Share application that allows me to post to Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites.

Which online selling venues do you use? What do you like best about each one?
Yes, I have my Website, which needs updating at http://LinorStore.com,
http://linorstore.1000markets.com
http://lindab142.artfire.com (temporarily).
I also have photos at http://yourhandmade.ning.com/profile/LindaBlatchford63 and http://facebook.com/linorstore

Are you involved in social networking? What's your favorite and why? If you're not involved, you must have a good reason!
I love tweetdeck and am on the EtsyTwitter team.

All of us can use a helpful business hint once a week. What's yours?

If you blog, promote other shops on your blog and in the forums.

Do you have a "modus operandi" for computing the price of a handmade object? Tell us your formula?
I take the cost times x factor depending on the complexity of the item and listing costs, etc.
We'd love to see your little corner of the world, where you create.
I have to get more pics, but my blog from Sun. has a couple of projects underway.

Where do you see your artwork in one year? Any plans in the works?

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1 comment:

memoriesforlifescrapbooks said...

Great interview...lovely items Linda :) Love those hair clips!