Blog — Small Business

Emergence of the Maker Movement

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The world is changing and makers are part of the new revolution on self-reliant manufacturing. The Emergence of the maker movement is really going to shape the future of how makers make. [caption id="attachment_3398" align="aligncenter" width="250"] Etsy continues to grow at an exponential rate.[/caption] As the market for 3d printing continues to grow, I often wonder, where will it grow, and how? How can we, as consumers and makers, shape the way it grows? We want to be at the forefront of the technology. If you want to help us, we have entered a 3d printed jewelry contest. To help...

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Follow Friday: Cottage Living

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Cottage Living – Owned and operated in the amazingly beautiful White Rock, BC by kind, sweet, and amazingly talented Linda Lock. One of the lucky few with a true blue store front, Linda runs classes, sells product, and promotes her own brand, Cottage Paint all from one perfectly sized shop! I first learned about Cottage Living while at Make It Vancouver in November 2012. Several customers suggested LanaBetty products would fit in very well and would be a great place to get my products out to new consumer markets. Linda and I connected online and when I finally walked into...

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