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Darn Good Yarn Business Growth Secrets on Shopify Masters Podcast!

January 13, 2015

Nicole recently shared her business growth secrets of Darn Good Yarn during her interview with Felix Thea of Shopify Masters.  In the podcast, you’ll find out Nicole’s tips for anyone wanting to turn their hobby into a business and way of life on a bootstrap budget.  Find out about how Nicole started Darn Good Yarn, a triple bottom line business, the tips and tricks she uses to attracted and retain customers, grow her social media audiences, and increase conversion rates!    Enjoy!

Listen on the Shopify Masters site HERE.

Listen on iTunes HERE.

Darn Good Yarn featured in Artists & Makers Magazine!

January 12, 2015

Darn Good Yarn is honored to be featured in the premier issue of Artists & Makers Magazine! You can find Nicole’s thoughts and the Darn Good Yarn story in the “Giving Back” section, along with other features on artists who are giving back to the people and communities around them. Artists and Makers is a new magazine focused on sharing essential information for any artist looking to turn their hobby into a way of life. It’s full of tips on how artists can navigate the business world, advice on how hone their craft, and profiles that highlight of the successes and struggles of living a creative life. You can order a copy here. Thank you Artists & Makers for featuring Darn Good Yarn and Nicole Snow!

Nicole Snow interviewed on SCENE TV

January 8, 2015

Nicole Snow, Darn Good Yarn Founder and President, was interviewed on SCENE TV, a local Schenectady show by host Maya McNulty.  Nicole and Maya chat about the founding, the mission, and the future of Darn Good Yarn.  From the story of the founding of Darn Good Yarn to business advice and how to grow your social following, it’s all there!  Take a look!

VOTE for Nicole on Dream Big America!!

October 17, 2014

Hey Everyone!  This morning Nicole was a contestant on Dream Big America!  It’s a radio show contest highlighting entrepreneurs in the US that have big ideas.  Nicole gave a fabulous two minute pitch about the concept behind Darn Good Yarn and shared our story.  You can listen to the whole show or just Nicole’s pitch HERE.

And now, we need your vote!  Voting started this morning at 9 am ET with the start of the show and will go until next Thursday, October 23 at 5 pm.  If Darn Good Yarn wins this weeks contest, we will advance to the monthly finals where we will compete with the weekly winners from this month.  You can vote right HERE on the main page of Dream Big America.

To read more about this week’s contestants and the Dream Big America program, check out this article in Virtual Strategy Magazine about this week’s show HERE.

Nicole on Fiber Hooligan

July 14, 2014

 

Hey!  Did you catch Nicole on Fiber Hooligan?  Listen as she tells the story how she went from a New Jersey girl playing craft corner with an old cash register, to an officer in the United States Air Force, to running the best recycled silk yarn company to the fabulous Benjamin Levisay.  If you’ve ever wanted to know how Darn Good Yarn got its start, this is a great place to find out.  Benjamin asked all the right questions and Nicole entertained with the fabulous story of Darn Good Yarn.  Make sure to check it out here or go look for it on iTunes!  Better yet, take the time to subscribe to Fiber Hooligan on iTunes.

Special thanks to Benjamin Levisay, CEO of XRX Books which publishes Knitter’s Magazine, XRX Books, and Stitches Events, for taking the time to chat with Nicole.  Be sure to check out all of the other great Fiber Hooligan podcasts for interviews with with your favorite knit and crochet designers and other celebrities from the fiber arts world.  Fiber Hooligan recently made it into the top 10 podcasts for Hobbies in iTunes.  Way to go!