Episode 63: Blogging, Taking Risks in Your Business, and Working with Sponsors with Erica Dietz from 5 Little Monsters


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Erica Dietz from 5 Little Monsters had been blogging for less than a year when she started working with sponsors. We chatted at the 2016 Snap! conference about blogging, taking risks, how to work with sponsors, and more.

About Erica

Erica Dietz is the crochet, sewing, embroidery, and craft blogger behind 5 Little Monsters. She shares designs and tutorials on her blog and hosts the Creatively Crafty Link Party on Thursdays. Erica is also a stay-at-home mom to (you guessed it) 5 children.

You can learn more about Erica by visiting 5 Little Monsters. You can also follow her online on Facebook | G+ | Instagram | Pinterest | Ravelry | Twitter

About the interview

In this episode, I talk with Erica about a variety of topics, including the evolution of her business, how she started working with brands and sponsors, her tips for making connections at conferences, stepping out of your comfort zone, and the importance of follow up. She also shares an inspiring call to action at the end!

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