5 Reasons Why

5 Reasons Why

5 Reasons Why Shopping Local & Handmade Is The Best EVER!! Supporting the handmade community is at the very heart of what we do here at The Maker’s Hub of Durham. So it’s no secret that we LOVE to shop for goods from local makers. But we have to ask: Have...
‘Just’

‘Just’

It’s ‘just’ a word right? Wrong! It’s a little word that carries a whole lotta punch. It’s a word that so many people use regularly in their vocabulary. And hey, I used to be one of those very same people! Guilty. It wasn’t until I...
Taking a Leap and Becoming a Maker

Taking a Leap and Becoming a Maker

I’ve known for quite some time now that I’ve needed some sort of creative outlet for myself. After becoming a mom three years ago, it became apparent to me while I was off on maternity leave that I was not the type of person who could just relax while at...
Show Me The Money

Show Me The Money

Are you uncomfortable asking your customers for money? Are you currently using a system for tracking? Two pieces of easy advice, first ‘get over it’ and second ‘always track your sales’! I have been a buyer and seller of handmade for years and...
10 Tips for Online Communication

10 Tips for Online Communication

Now I’m no expert, nor do I claim to be, but I certainly do try to be a good communicator. I think it’s safe to say we all know the basics to being a good communicator. At least I give the benefit of the doubt until proven otherwise! I’m sure we can...