Meet the Mentor: Hillary Butler

This is part of our ongoing series that features interviews with established makers. Join our community to get our updates or recommend a maker for our blog. What does your business do? I am an abstract artist- I sell originals and prints from my online shop and work out of my home studio. When did… Read More

Meet the Maker: Prospect Goods

This is part of our ongoing series that features interviews with established makers. Join our community to get our updates or recommend a maker for our blog.   What does your business do?  Prospect Goods in an online shop which specializes in fancy Pinatas, Tassel Garlands, and 36 Inch Balloons. It also carries a carefully… Read More

Meet the Mentor: Porcelain and Stone

    What does your business do? I create fine porcelain jewelry in pairing with 22k gold or 14k gold-filled metals. When did you start your business? Fall of 2012 What kind of work were you doing before you started your business? Architecture as well as Environmental Consulting on building projects as a LEED AP…. Read More

Meet the Mentor: Noah Marion

This is part of our ongoing series that features interviews with established makers. Join our community to get our updates or recommend a maker for our blog.   What does your business do? We design and craft timeless classics by hand using small batch manufacturing right here in Austin, TX When did you start your… Read More

Meet the Mentor: Melissa Esplin

This is part of our ongoing series that features interviews with established makers. Join our community to get our updates or recommend a maker for our blog. What does your business do? I teach calligraphy online at calligraphy.org – we will be offering many different types of calligraphy workshops soon. Right now you can learn… Read More

Weekly Links for Creative Entrepreneurs

Every week, Maker Mentors curates a list of links & resources for creative entrepreneurs. We want you to have access to new opportunities for your business, but we don’t want you to have to spend hours searching for them. Subscribe here if you want to get our updates delivered right to your inbox every Friday…. Read More

How to Get Your Products in Retail Stores

This is a guest post from our friends over at Wholesale in a Box. We help makers at all different stages get their beautiful handmade goods into fantastic stores. But so many of the makers we work with have one thing in common: they’re not sure what to say in emails to stores to get… Read More

Energize Your Career with a Creative Playground

We hosted a live webinar with with Salli & Nate from They Draw and Cook. You can watch the entire video interview below. They Draw and Cook is not just a platform to highlight Salli’s work. Studio SSS strategically built this blog to become a platform for discovering and connecting with other illustrators. By bringing… Read More

Finding Your Path to Getting Published

We hosted a live webinar with with Heidi Fiedler. You can watch the entire video interview below Get direct feedback on your book idea from an industry leader, and learn how to package it into a book proposal that publishers will love. There are tons of options for authors in today’s publishing world. We will… Read More