87 episodes

The Business of Craft Podcast is a lively show where our host Leanne Pressly interviews business leaders and entrepreneurs of fiber arts, fabric, sewing and other creative companies so you can learn to craft a better business.

Business of Craft Leanne Pressly, CEO Stitchcraft Marketing

    • Business
    • 4.9 • 33 Ratings

The Business of Craft Podcast is a lively show where our host Leanne Pressly interviews business leaders and entrepreneurs of fiber arts, fabric, sewing and other creative companies so you can learn to craft a better business.

    Business of Craft David Jenyns

    Business of Craft David Jenyns

    David Jenyns is the founder of Systemology and SystemHub software. He is the author of the book SYSTEMology: Create time, reduce errors and scale your profits with proven business systems which has over 350 reviews on Amazon scoring 4.6 stars. He also hosts the podcast Business Process Simplified. He’s a frequent keynote speaker and has a Tedx talk called “The Systems of Life” available on Youtube. 

    • 54 min
    Business of Craft Business Development 101

    Business of Craft Business Development 101

    Our guest today is Erik Jensen, Chief Strategy Officer at Predictive ROI. Erik developed the podcasting strategy that helped bolster the agency to over $2M, which was featured in the book Profitable Podcasting. Erik is also a co-author of the book, Sell With Authority.

    • 58 min
    Business of Craft Virtual Event Planning

    Business of Craft Virtual Event Planning

    Since 2006, my guest Benjamin Levisay has been the CEO & Director of Marketing and Sales for XRX also known as the Knitter’s Universe. Founded over 35 years ago by his uncle and father, XRX is the publisher of the now retired Knitter’s magazine as well as books and Stitches events.    m2yvcc7f

    • 52 min
    Business of Craft Season 3 Episode 4 Supply Chains and Labor Issues

    Business of Craft Season 3 Episode 4 Supply Chains and Labor Issues

    Chad Hendricks is the founder and president of Brand Outcomes, an agency focused on helping businesses recruit and retain truck drivers.  He also hosts the podcast “Recruit and Retain: Trucking Edition” on the same topic.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Business of Craft Season 3 Episode 3 E-Commerce

    Business of Craft Season 3 Episode 3 E-Commerce

    Michael Bird is the co-founder and CEO of Spindustry, a digital marketing agency based in Des Moines IA. Spindustry is a leader in  producing e-commerce solutions, web applications, and digital marketing programs for their clients. In Episode 3 Leanne and Michael discuss bringing on an e-commerce component to your business and some of the challenges involved. 

    • 57 min
    Business of Craft Season 3 Episode 2 Planning a Trade Show

    Business of Craft Season 3 Episode 2 Planning a Trade Show

    Our guests today are Abby Glassenberg and Darrin Stern. Abby co-founded Craft Industry Alliance and now serves as its president. She’s also a sewing pattern designer, teacher, and journalist. Darrin Stern is the Business Development Director at Koelnmesse, Inc. Darrin and Abby have partnered together to bring Koelnmesse’s successful European industry tradeshow model, h+h Cologne, to the United States this summer in h+h Americas. We'll be discussing trade shows and how participation in a show can help fortify your business. 

    • 48 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
33 Ratings

33 Ratings

JBLIV ,

Good Business Show

Great host and I love all of the creative content!

Steph_SD ,

Beyond amazing

This is an amazing show for entrepreneurs and creators alike. The host does a great job and has awesome guests

Terri in Fairhope ,

A Well CRAFTED Podcast!

Leanne and her guest experts offer great business insights for those in the creative space. Entrepreneurs and small business owners tune in to listen and learn!

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