By Sarah Harste
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Welcome to Scrap Paper, a podcast by Sarah Harste. Scrap Paper is all about the experiments we do in business; it's a podcast for creative small business owners who want to get real.
||ExplicitS3E3: Investing in Your Business||In this episode, Sarah and Brooke of Lovely Grain Studio chat about making invests in your business. They talk about three types of investment -- money, time, and education -- and how they've handled deciding to make big investments in their businesses.||11/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitS3E2: Boundaries & Expectations||In this episode, Sarah and Kaylee Schanz of Florish discuss how implementing boundaries can positively affect your business AND how you feel about your business. They talk about boundaries between work and home, you and your clients/vendors,||10/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitS3E1: Prepping for the Holiday Season||In this episode, Sarah and Natalie of Natterdoodle discuss preparing for the upcoming holiday season. They trade notes on what factors they consider when choosing holiday markets, Black Friday promotions, shipping deadlines,||10/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitS3E0: New Format||Welcome to Season 3 of Scrap Paper! Be sure to listen to this episode first to hear all about our new format for this season!||10/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitS2E13: Being Your Own Boss... and Your Employee||In this episode, Emily and Sarah discuss the distinction between the roles of "boss" and "employee" in their small businesses. They talk about how each role has different tasks, goals and motivations, and why separating them in your mind can actually h.||5/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitS2E12: Sharing More of Yourself Online||In this episode, Emily and Sarah reflect on a talk given recently by their friend Allie Lehman from The Wonder Jam in which she shared: "The world wants more of you." They talk about why that notion is so profound to each of them and how they plan to s.||5/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitS2E11: Teaching Your Craft Via Workshops||In this episode, Emily and Sarah chat about developing workshops as a part of your handmade business. Emily interviews Sarah about her experience as a workshop teacher, why she decided to start offering workshops and how that's become the most profitab.||5/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitS2E10: Sprinkle Positivity Confetti with Natalie Pariano of Natterdoodle||Natalie Pariano is a hand lettering artist with a huge love for rainbows, unicorns and all things confetti. She creates work beautiful, rad, socially conscious artwork and spreads her personal philosophy -- “Sprinkle Positivity Confetti”-- in all t.||5/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitS2E9: Big Transitions||In this episode, Emily and Sarah reveal the big transitions that have been been impacting their lives lately. Hint: Emily's making a big move out of state and Sarah's tying the knot! They talk about how these transitions have affected their attitudes t.||4/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitS2E8: Why We Do This||In this episode, Emily and Sarah discuss why they started their businesses and their motivations for continuing to run their own businesses. They discuss what it means to consider yourself a creative or an artist,||4/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitS2E7: Being Beautifully Imperfect with Simi Botic||Simi Botic is a health coach, blogger, and recently published author based here in Columbus, Ohio. Simi has an incredible talent for engaging authentically with her audience online, sharing unfiltered moments from her day to help women learn to eat int.||4/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitS2E6: The 100 Day Project||In this episode, Emily and Sarah chat about the 100 Day Project, a creative challenge that takes Instagram by storm every year from early-April to mid-July. The rules are simple: choose a medium or craft or theme and create something every day that fit.||3/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitS2E5: You Are A Badass||In this episode, we review the bestselling self-help book "You Are A Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life" by Jen Sincero. We talk about why the limiting beliefs we've adopted affect the way we see ourselves,||3/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitS2E4: The Reality of Working Your Dream Job with Brooke Dusenberry||Brooke Dusenberry is the founder and full-time maker at Lovely Grain Studio. We love following her adventures on Instagram, where she shares her process as she creates beautiful custom wooden signs, using power tools, lasers (!),||3/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitS2E3 - What to Do When You're Not Making Sales||In this episode, we discuss what to do when the worst happens: your shop isn't making sales. We delve into what mindset shifts, adjustments to your shop, and marketing you can do to encourage more sales in your shop. If you believe in your product,||3/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitS2E2 - Branding 101||In this episode, we discuss what branding means to us and how we each want to improve the brand identity behind each of our businesses this year. We talk about how our branding affects how customers experience our products and our business,||2/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitS2E1 - Goals, Accountability and the New Year||In this episode, we revisit our 2017 4th quarter goals and tentative 2018 goals we made in October. We also talk about setting goals for your business in the wake of the New Year, how to recover when you backslide from your goals,||2/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitS1E10 - Setting Goals for Your Business||Our last episode of the season! Thank you so much for following along with us in this first season of Scrap Paper! We've learned a ton and have had so much fun along the way. Thanks for listening, Scrappy Babes! In this episode,||10/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitS1E9 - Creativity Through Grief with Hilary Buchanan of Creative Babes||Hilary Buchanan is a creative human, dog mom, fitness enthusiast and co-founder of Creative Babes. In this episode, we chat with Hilary about what Creative Babes is and the role it plays for creative women in Columbus, OH,||10/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS1E8 - Let's Talk About Money||Money is one of those uncomfortable topics that we rarely want to talk about. Despite that -- and maybe because of that -- getting real about money is one of the best things we can do to propel our business. In this episode,||9/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitS1E7 - Herbal Empowerment with Aniko Zala of Wild Origins||Aniko is an herbalist who runs her own business called Wild Origins. She offers herbal products geared towards self-care like salves and balms, bath teas and herbal deodorant. She also teaches workshops all around Columbus with the aim of empowering ot.||9/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitS1E6 - Being Nice & Being Scrappy||This episode is all about the delicate balancing act between how we're perceived online and how that perception influences the way we interact with people. In the world of Instagram, sharing about yourself online can bring about a sense of intimacy wit.||9/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitS1E5 - Social Media & Ego||We spend this episode getting real about social media, specifically Instagram. Our theory is that everyone comes to social media wanting connection, but sometimes our ego gets in the way. We chat about how we so often equate our self-worth with our soc.||9/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitS1E4 - Being Realistically Optimistic with Kaylee Schanz of Florish||Kaylee Schanz is the lady boss behind Florish, a subscription-based floral company that provides arrangements to homes and businesses around Columbus, OH. We love Kaylee for her positive attitude, business savvy, and grit.||8/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitS1E3 - Craft Shows + Markets||This episode is for the makers! We talk everything to do with craft shows and markets, including: preparing for your first show, finding craft shows in your area, creating your display, marketing to your audience, how to act at craft shows,||8/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitS1E2 - Impostor Syndrome||Impostor Syndrome is almost a given when you run your own business, especially in the age of Instagram. This week, we're putting the microscope (or microphone... eh?) on impostor syndrome and delving into what triggers impostor syndrome in each of us,||8/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitS1E1 - Introductions||Welcome to Scrap Paper, a podcast by Sarah Harste and Emily Mullen. Scrap Paper is all about the experiments we do in business. It’s a place to try without judgement. A place for us to have conversations with each other and our community.||8/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Just discovered this podcast and can’t stop listening. Lots of good tips and authentic conversations about the ups and downs of being a creative business owner. It’s so helpful to listen in on candid conversations about markets, selling online, and organizing your time, especially with a variety of different insightful guests, in a totally unpretentious way. Thank you for this labor of love. 💕
Perfect for small business owners!
I love this podcast so much! As a fellow small business owner, it is so nice to hear real stories (and feelings!) about the highs and lows of entrepreneurship. This podcast is the perfect mix of small biz education, real conversations, a little bit of humor and all the feels.
The Podcast All Makers Should Be Listening Too
This podcast is just what every maker / Etsy seller / small business owner needs to hear. Sarah and Emily give amazing pointers on how to grow your business. They even include a little tough love to help get you on the right track. This podcast will show that you’re not alone on this crazy roller coaster of owning your own business. I highly recommend this podcast to all types of makers!