CraftSanity Episode 79: Crafting a Business with Meg Mateo Ilasco

by jennifer

meg.jpgIf you have a handmade business or plans to launch one, be sure to listen to this episode of CraftSanity featuring Meg Mateo Ilasco, a California designer, writer, and owner of the multi-faceted company Mateo Ilasco.

On this episode of CraftSanity, Meg tells the story of how she grew a small handmade wedding invitation business into a full-time job. We also chat about her book “Craft Inc.,” a great how-to guide for creative types looking to craft themselves a career.

Tune in to hear Meg talk about her best and worst business decisions and share advice for getting your craft business on the map. And check out Meg’s blog, marketing business Mixed Co., and designer sample sale business called Modern Economy.

And, just in case you missed it, check out Meg’s whipup interview.

craftinc.jpgEnter to win a copy of “Craft Inc.” Listen to the podcast, then post a comment below. Share a helpful craft business tip, or promotional idea. Tell us what works for you, or simply post a business question for a fellow CraftSanity listener to weigh in on. I’d love to see a great craft business discussion get started in the comments below. Everyone who comments will be entered into the random drawing for a copy of Meg’s book. The deadline to enter is June 20. Good luck!

Thanks to our Sponsor! This episode of CraftSanity was sponsored by Jennifer Porter, maker of jewelry and Gocco printed paper goods. Please check out her shop and blog. (Thanks to Jennifer!)

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