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Hi! Welcome to Not a Pyramid Scheme. We're Kaitlin and Katie and we are talking about the in's and out's of starting and running a small business in college or in your twenties. We are going to cover everything you need to know and interviewing other small business owners about their experiences.

Not A Pyramid Scheme Kaitlin Miniutti and Katie Ott

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 3 Ratings

Hi! Welcome to Not a Pyramid Scheme. We're Kaitlin and Katie and we are talking about the in's and out's of starting and running a small business in college or in your twenties. We are going to cover everything you need to know and interviewing other small business owners about their experiences.

    14. Pinterest for Etsy & Small Businesses

    14. Pinterest for Etsy & Small Businesses

    In today's episode of Not A Pyramid Scheme Kaitlin and Katie go over Pinterest! It's a platform that they think most people have used casually, but it is incredible the reach you can achieve as a business without having any followers at all.  They talk about the different types of pins, how often to Pin, Kaitlin's favorite Pinterest hack (Tailwind), why you shouldn't hire a Pinterest VA, and so much more! 

    After discussing the business parts of Pinterest Katie and Kaitlin dive into their own favorite parts about Pinterest such as wedding planning, house decor & floor plans, and much more!

    This week's small business shoutouts:
    https://www.mountlai.com
    https://www.etsy.com/shop/BonesAndSocksDesigns

    Check us out on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/notapyramidpod/
    Follow our TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@notapyramidpod
    Total Knock Out Earrings: https://www.etsy.com/shop/TotalKnockOutEarring
    Mini & Company: https://www.miniandcompany.com and https://www.etsy.com/shop/miniandcompany
    MCDigitalDownloads: https://www.etsy.com/shop/MCDigitalDownloads

    • 52 min
    13. Instagram for Small Businesses and Etsy Shops

    13. Instagram for Small Businesses and Etsy Shops

    In today's episode of Not A Pyramid Scheme Katie and Kaitlin talk all about Instagram for Small Businesses.  They tackle how often to post, types of content, and growth strategies.

    Check us out on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/notapyramidpod/
    Follow our TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@notapyramidpod
    Total Knock Out Earrings: https://www.etsy.com/shop/TotalKnockOutEarring
    Mini & Company: https://www.miniandcompany.com and https://www.etsy.com/shop/miniandcompany
    MCDigitalDownloads: https://www.etsy.com/shop/MCDigitalDownloads

    • 51 min
    12. Small Business Taxes

    12. Small Business Taxes

    In today's episode of Not A Pyramid Scheme Kaitlin and Katie cover the dreaded topic of taxes (income, small business, and sales).  Although that is the main topic, they also talk about life updates, Katie's new job, what states they would combine, and most importantly, baseball.

    Check us out on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/notapyramidpod/
    Follow our TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@notapyramidpod
    Total Knock Out Earrings: https://www.etsy.com/shop/TotalKnockOutEarring
    Mini & Company: https://www.miniandcompany.com and https://www.etsy.com/shop/miniandcompany
    MCDigitalDownloads: https://www.etsy.com/shop/MCDigitalDownloads

    • 50 min
    11. Customer Service Horror Stories

    11. Customer Service Horror Stories

    In today's episode of Not A Pyramid Scheme Katie and Kaitlin talk all about customer service, but not their own experiences for the most part.  Kaitlin went onto Reddit, the Etsy Forums, and Facebook to find some great & hilarious stories to share!  From people receiving 80 messages from a single customer to *drugs* stuffed into a doll there is a lot of fun here! 

    If you have a great customer service story DM it to us on Instagram!

    Check us out on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/notapyramidpod/
    Follow our TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@notapyramidpod
    Total Knock Out Earrings: https://www.etsy.com/shop/TotalKnockOutEarring
    Mini & Company: https://www.miniandcompany.com and https://www.etsy.com/shop/miniandcompany
    MCDigitalDownloads: https://www.etsy.com/shop/MCDigitalDownloads

    • 58 min
    10. Selling Wholesale on Faire

    10. Selling Wholesale on Faire

    In today's episode of Not A Pyramid Scheme Kaitlin and Katie talk all about wholesale.  Kaitlin recently started selling sticker wholesale on Faire! (https://miniandcompany.faire.com) 

    Kaitlin talks about what she has learned in her 8 days doing wholesale and Katie brings up fantastics questions about things like what's the point of wholesale, why should you wholesale, and what's the difference between wholesale and drop shipping. 

    This weeks Small Business Shoutouts:

    Measure Up: https://www.instagram.com/measureupvids/
    Not Yo Mamas Nails: https://www.etsy.com/shop/NotYoMamasNails


    Check us out on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/notapyramidpod/
    Follow our TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@notapyramidpod
    Total Knock Out Earrings: https://www.etsy.com/shop/TotalKnockOutEarring
    Mini & Company: https://www.miniandcompany.com and https://www.etsy.com/shop/miniandcompany
    MCDigitalDownloads: https://www.etsy.com/shop/MCDigitalDownloads

    • 50 min
    9. Why You Shouldn't Join a Pyramid Scheme: Lularoe

    9. Why You Shouldn't Join a Pyramid Scheme: Lularoe

    In today's episode of Not A Pyramid Scheme Kaitlin and Katie talk all about influencer marketing.  They dive into the different types of influencers, group giveaways, engagement rates, and more!  

    This weeks Small Business Shoutouts:

    Giraffes Doing Things: https://www.instagram.com/giraffesdoingthings/
    Greeting Cards: https://www.etsy.com/shop/BitsofNoodles


    Check us out on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/notapyramidpod/
    Follow our TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@notapyramidpod
    Total Knock Out Earrings: https://www.etsy.com/shop/TotalKnockOutEarring
    Mini & Company: https://www.miniandcompany.com and https://www.etsy.com/shop/miniandcompany
    MCDigitalDownloads: https://www.etsy.com/shop/MCDigitalDownloads

    • 1 hr 8 min

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Kaitlin and Katie cover so many great topics with knowledge and humor. I look forward to listening every week!

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