Art Theft, Part 2: AliExpress & Alibaba

If you’ve found counterfeits of your pins online, chances are it started on AliExpress or Alibaba. Because many online sellers buy counterfeit pins at wholesale prices from these two websites, it’s important to cut the supply off at the source. … Read More

Art Theft, Part 1: A Really Big List

I strongly believe that when more artists actively defend their copyright, infringement will decrease over time. There need to be real consequences for committing art theft. That’s why I’ve assembled this handy list of reporting links for major online retailers. Happy reporting!… Read More

Wireless Label Printing, Hooray!

Hey fellow small biz owners! Sick of plugging in your label printer every time you want to print shipping labels? I had my Dymo 4XL label printer right next to the computer and it was a drag. I’m moving to … Read More

Put a Cork in It

So a couple of weeks ago, I ran out of space on my bulletin board for new pins. I knew I had to find a new storage solution for my enamel pin collection, but all my ideas either required an … Read More

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Square Business Cards on the Cheap

Okay, I know it’s very American Psycho to geek out over business cards, but they’re a pretty important part of my operation. I hand them out, of course, I’ve used them for coupon codes, and every order I ship gets … Read More

I Made a Coloring Book!

1. Prehistory If you’d told me three months ago that I would imagine, illustrate, and publish a whole coloring book by the end of the summer, I wouldn’t have believed you. Not because I haven’t always wanted to make a coloring book … Read More