Throwback – Episode 48 – A Day in the Life

Hey rebels! Ever wondered what we do all day? Well in this episode, we give you an inside peek into our days and how we manage our crazy schedules. We chat about working with kids, how Caroline homeschools and works, and how “superfocus time” and prioritizing your to-dos is mega important.

Quote Love

Be the kind of person who gets up in the mornings. – Caroline

You do what you have to do. – Kelly

Don’t feel guilty about taking a break! – Kelly

Whatever stage your business is in, it has to work for your life. – Caroline

You can do more work in less time. – Kelly

 

Are you intimidated by PR? Do you want to see your name and products out there but don’t know where to start? We hosted a live workshop with Brittney Lynn on June 27th, and you can view the replay here!  In this workshop, we are talking all about PR for products and arming you with the tools to get some PR. Catch the replay of the workshop along with all the slides and the accompanying mini-workbook right here!

 

 

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YOU CAN FIND CAROLINE ONLINE AT:

www.carolinecreates.com
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Episode 82 – Print on Demand with Amy from Paperfinch Design


Have you ever wondered if Print on Demand and dropshipping was for you and your business? We did too, so we called on Amy of Paperfinch Design to chat with us about how she runs a successful business incorporating dropshipping and even how she has grown her wholesale business. Take notes and be sure to grab her dropshipping PDF!

About Amy:

Amy with Paperfinch Design is a wanderlusty artist who creates travel-inspired art prints and gift products. With over 7 years experience, Amy has been featured on websites like Fodor’s, People, Good Housekeeping, Kohl’s, and HGTV’s Instagram account.
She just debuted at the 2018 National Stationery Show and also loves helping other small businesses learn to launch a product line, weatherproof their business, and scale their business to its fullest potential. She and her family just moved to the beach… just because.
Amy fully believes that life is a daring adventure and wants to help you celebrate yours.

Connect with Amy:
Website | Instagram | Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest 

Links:

Dropshipping PDF

Order Desk

Shipstation

Hey! Did you know that each month we present a live workshop? Sure do! We’ve covered Finances, Marketing, and even Wholesale! You can grab replays and catch new workshops at creativerebelbase.com

 

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www.kellyparkersmith.com
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YOU CAN FIND CAROLINE ONLINE AT:

www.carolinecreates.com
www.carolinecreates.etsy.com

Episode 80 – Planning a Product Launch with Kristin Wilson Part 2


Today we continue our chat with Kristin Wilson of Society for Creative Founders about Planning a Product Launch. In this episode we talk about using Brand Reps or ambassadors, email marketing, and social media when planning your product launch. This is just FULL of invaluable tips so be sure to take notes!

About Kristin

Kristin Wilson is a creative entrepreneur with a passion for teaching fellow business owners and designing for couples. As the owner of the Society for Creative Founders, she works closely with artists, makers, and designers to help them to grow their business, educating women in an online community, through monthly classes, and with in-person events. Falling in love with all things paper when she first started her entrepreneurial journey in 2010, she also designs bespoke wedding collections for forever sweethearts as the founder and designer for Grace and Serendipity. She is a wife and a mom to three, who believes that everything happens for a reason and life is meant to be celebrated. On any given day, you can find her with reheated coffee in hand and a classical playlist humming softly in the background, wholeheartedly pursuing the adventures that life places into her path.

Connect with Kristin & Society for Creative Founders:
Website | Instagram | Facebook

 

Connect with Kristin & Grace and Serendipity:

Website | Instagram | Facebook

 

Links:

Episode 74 – Shop Talk with Annie Cooper from Nomies

Planoly

 

Hey! Did you know that each month we present a live workshop? Sure do! We’ve covered Finances, Marketing, and even Wholesale! You can grab replays and catch new workshops at creativerebelbase.com

 

Follow us on instagram (@creativebizrebellion) and use hashtag #creativebizrebellion for a shop shout out!!!

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YOU CAN FIND KELLY ONLINE AT:

www.helloworldpaperco.com
www.kellyparkersmith.com
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YOU CAN FIND CAROLINE ONLINE AT:

www.carolinecreates.com
www.carolinecreates.etsy.com

Episode 77 – Shop Talk with Kelley from Candelles


In today’s shop talk, Kelly is chatting with Kelley from Candelles all about her experience growing her business with wholesale. She shares some great tips about finding retailers and creating lasting relationships with stores. This is a great first hand account of building a business with wholesale!

About Kelley

I’m Kelley, co-owner of Candelles and passionate supporter of small business. I’ve been hand-pouring and selling soy candles with my fiancé for five years now and it gets sweeter every year! When I’m not working, you’ll find me doodling, traveling, going to concerts, and asking to pet your dog.

Connect with Kelley
Website | Instagram | Facebook | TwitterPinterest

Kelley’s Product Business Consulting Agency: Sprout & Thrive

 

Are you interested in accountability groups for product based business owners? Duh. Of course you are! Its every shop owners dream to have a group of other shop owners in their corner! We ALL want and need this camaraderie and collaboration! Join us, Kelly & Caroline, from the Creative Biz Rebellion Podcast, for monthly discussions around topics that are specific to product based business owners. We will help you filter through the crap to help you and the members of your Rebel Session totally rock your product based businesses. For more details & to sign up head here: https://creativebizrebellion.teachable.com/p/rebelsessions

 

Are you thinking about selling your products wholesale? Maybe you have a couple of retailers but want to grow. If so, our Selling Wholesale Workshop is for you! This workshop hosted by Kelly and Caroline of the Creative Biz Rebellion Podcast will cover what you need to think about before, during and after you sell wholesale! To purchase the course or get more information: https://creativebizrebellion.teachable.com/p/wholesaleworkshop

 

 

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www.kellyparkersmith.com
www.helloworldstamps.etsy.com

YOU CAN FIND CAROLINE ONLINE AT:

www.carolinecreates.com
www.carolinecreates.etsy.com

SHOW YOUR REBEL SPIRIT WITH SOME AWESOME GEAR FROM THE CREATIVE BIZ REBELLION SHOP:

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Episode 76 – Finding Retailers with Carolyn Keating of Wholesale for Creatives


On today’s episode we talked with Carolyn Keating on how to find retailers for your wholesale line, how to communicate with retailers and why it’s ok to not be in every store. This was such a great convo about wholesale and presenting yourself professionally to retailers!

About Carolyn

Carolyn Keating is the owner of Wholesale for Creatives, a resource for product-based businesses who want to learn about the industry’s best practices and new strategies to grow their wholesale business. Before launching Wholesale for Creatives, Carolyn spent a decade in sales with an NYC based women’s accessories company where she developed and sold stationery, gifts, home decor and women’s accessories to retail chains throughout the country. Her mission is to educate makers + product-based business owners about the industry’s best practices so they can strategically compete in the marketplace and avoid making costly mistakes.

Connect with Carolyn
Website | Instagram | Pinterest

Are you thinking about selling your products wholesale? Maybe you have a couple of retailers but want to grow. If so, our Selling Wholesale Workshop is for you! This workshop hosted by Kelly and Caroline of the Creative Biz Rebellion Podcast will cover what you need to think about before, during and after you sell wholesale! To purchase the course or get more information: https://creativebizrebellion.teachable.com/p/wholesaleworkshop

 

 

Follow us on instagram (@creativebizrebellion) and use hashtag #creativebizrebellion for a shop shout out!!!

If you have a second please jump over to iTunes and leave us a review! Click on the link and then click on “view in iTunes” to leave us a review. We give you all the virtual fist bumps. Thank you!

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YOU CAN FIND KELLY ONLINE AT:

www.helloworldpaperco.com
www.kellyparkersmith.com
www.helloworldstamps.etsy.com

YOU CAN FIND CAROLINE ONLINE AT:

www.carolinecreates.com
www.carolinecreates.etsy.com

SHOW YOUR REBEL SPIRIT WITH SOME AWESOME GEAR FROM THE CREATIVE BIZ REBELLION SHOP:

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Throwback Episode 28


Hey Rebels! We are throwing it back to one of our favorite episodes all about wholesale! On this episode, we chat with Katie Hunt, the wholesale guru, to tell you all about the ins and outs of wholesale. You don’t want to miss this one!

About Katie

Katie Hunt is the founder of Tradeshow Bootcamp, a business strategist, and mentor to creative entrepreneurs. She is a firm believer in professional development, surrounding yourself with community and pushing ‘go’ even when you might not feel 100% ready.

Katie has taught classes for CreativeLive, The Savvy Experience, Seanwes Conference, Be Sage Conference, Unique Camp, and Makers Nation. She frequently speaks about strategies for creating a product line, selling wholesale, business planning and the importance of community for entrepreneurs.

Katie earned a dual MBA in marketing and finance from Loyola Marymount University and has spent the last 16 years coaching large corporations and entrepreneurs on marketing and business development strategies.

Her strengths lie in connecting people and bringing ideas to life – brainstorming, making a plan and executing. Katie has a passion for creating, a mind for business and a strong desire to help others succeed.

Connect with Katie
Website | Courses | InstagramFacebook

Links:

Issuu.com: wholesale catalogue

Genius Scan App

Stitch Labs: inventory management

Quickbooks

Convertkit

Mailchimp

Shipstation

Podio

Insightly

Quote Love From Katie Hunt

Focus on your product first.

Variety keeps the company coming back!

Always communicate clearly with your buyers.

Function over fashion is critical when shipping your orders.

 

Are you thinking about selling your products wholesale? Maybe you have a couple of retailers but want to grow. If so, our Selling Wholesale Workshop is for you! This workshop hosted by Kelly and Caroline of the Creative Biz Rebellion Podcast will cover what you need to think about before, during and after you sell wholesale! To purchase the course or get more information: https://creativebizrebellion.teachable.com/p/wholesaleworkshop

 

 

Follow us on instagram (@creativebizrebellion) and use hashtag #creativebizrebellion for a shop shout out!!!

If you have a second please jump over to iTunes and leave us a review! Click on the link and then click on “view in iTunes” to leave us a review. We give you all the virtual fist bumps. Thank you!

JOIN THE REBELLION! Sign up for our newsletter and get our fave list of Instagram hashtags FREE!

YOU CAN FIND KELLY ONLINE AT:

www.helloworldpaperco.com
www.kellyparkersmith.com
www.helloworldstamps.etsy.com

YOU CAN FIND CAROLINE ONLINE AT:

www.carolinecreates.com
www.carolinecreates.etsy.com

SHOW YOUR REBEL SPIRIT WITH SOME AWESOME GEAR FROM THE CREATIVE BIZ REBELLION SHOP:

www.creativebizrebellion.com/shop