American Craft Council, “A Potter’s Journey: The Local Blend Business Partnership”

This is the seventh post in a series entitled, “A Potter’s Journey” for American Craft Council’s website. This post tells the story of growing my pottery businesss with the help of a mutually beneficial partnership with a local coffee shop, the Local Blend: “A Potter’s Journey: The Local Blend Business Partnership”

American Craft Council, “A Potter’s Journey: Growing a Profitable Pottery Business”

This is the sixth post in a series entitled, “A Potter’s Journey” for American Craft Council’s website. This post tells the story of growing my pottery business into a profitable livelihood: “A Potter’s Journey: Growing a Profitable Pottery Business”

Holiday Pottery Show at Brewhemia in Cedar Rapids, IA, and New Online Store Pottery

Join us this December for my fourth annual Holiday Pottery Show/Sale in my hometown of Cedar Rapids, IA. This year’s show takes place at Brewhemia coffee shop, also featuring wine tastings by 1st Avenue Wine House Thursday and Friday evenings from 7pm-11pm both nights. Hope to see you there! Can’t make the show? Check out my newest pottery, available in my online store Monday at noon!  

American Craft Council, “A Potter’s Journey: Launching a Pottery Business Venture and Fighting to Keep it Alive”

This is the fifth post in a series entitled, “A Potter’s Journey” for American Craft Council’s website. This post tells the story of launching my pottery business venture immediately after college graduation, as well as the trials and tribulations that I overcame during the first 3 years of business: “A Potter’s Journey: Launching a Pottery Business Venture and Fighting to Keep it Alive” Check back for my …

American Craft Council, “A Potter’s Journey: Writing a Business Plan”

This is the fourth post in Joel’s series entitled “A Potter’s Journey” for American Craft Council’s website. Joel enjoys this opportunity to write for American Craft Council about his unique journey as a potter and an entrepreneur. In this post, learn how a business plan assignment for a management class became a reality. Grab a cup of coffee (out of some …