Being a creative entrepreneur I read a lot of blogs about small business, freelancing and so on. I particularly like blogs that are aimed at creative women entrepreneurs like crafters, designers, photographers, Etsy shop owners, etc. Below is a roundup of my favourites and I hope you will check them out too!



The editor of the Handmadeology blog is Timothy Adam, a selftaught metal artist. The aim of the blog is to teach artists to successfully sell their handmade goods online.

Create & Thrive


Run by Jess van Den, Create & Thrive is a blog that will help you grow your handmade business into a full-time job. Jess is a jeweller, blogger, writer and speaker and runs her jewellery business full-time.

Paper and Stitch


Paper & Stitch not only features creative business advice, but also DIY tutorials. It is run by Brittni Mehlhoff.

Designing an MBA


Megan Auman is a jewellery designer, speaker and entrepreneur and has founded DMBA in 2009 to help designers and makers develop their business skills.

Going Home to Roost


Going Home to Roost is a blog by Bonnie Christine and features articles about gardening, simple life, recipes, DIY and business advice.

Oh My Handmade


Oh My Handmade is a blog that helps creative entrepreneurs build their businesses. Although it says “handmade” in their name, they also support designers, photographers, artists, etc. They also share printables, tutorials and more on their blog, as well as a marketplace to find services.

Handmade Success

handmade success blog

Handmade Success is a blog for creative entrepreneurs and handmade enthusiasts. Here you will find advice and how tos for your business as well as handmade shops and resources.

Marketing Creativity

marketing creativity

Lisa Jacobs shares how to market your hobby business into a handmade success. She has been selling on Etsy for years and has some awesome advice for newbies.

What creative business blogs do you enjoy to read?

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