Document Processes – Wash, Rinse & Repeat

by Angee Robertson. A vital step in building your business foundation is documenting how certain tasks are performed whether by you or someone else. This may seem like an annoyance at first but you will thank me for it later. By completing this step, you will ensure that tasks are completed consistently and efficiently every[…]

Where to Buy Supplies Cheap for Making Stuff to Sell

Let’s say you have found stuff you want to make to sell. To be profitable, you can save money by buying your materials in bulk. Here are some sources for locating wholesalers: http://fleamarketzone.com/top-product-sources/ http://www.toptenwholesale.com http://Liquidatorsmarketplace.com Cut out the middle man by going direct to the manufacturer. Makers of craft supplies (and practically anything else made[…]

Sustainable Solutions

My problem solved through creativity and imagination By Brandy Boswell, Artist & Owner of Elegantly Haunted, www.ElegantlyHaunted.com – Hand painted Glassware for ALL Occasions!!! Today there are many ways your make your home, gift giving, and entertaining greener. One of the best methods is through purchasing products that are repurposed. However, it can be difficult[…]

Craft Business Branding

Branding for your Craft Business by Chrisy Bossie Brand and brand management is the basis of your advertising and the way people remember you. When I sell my product I want the person that bought it to be able to remember the name “earthegy” years from now. I want that word to be famous. That[…]

Starting From Home and Growing a $Million Dollar Business

You’ve probably heard of billion dollar businesses that originated out of someone’s garage. Amazon.com began in Jeff Bezos garage. Amway, Apple, Disney, Google, Mattel, Microsoft, Dell and Nike all started from their founder’s homes. But how often do you hear about successful handmade businesses and how they scaled their small start up into global success? I[…]

10 SEO Myths About Selling on Etsy

Selling your products on Etsy (or anywhere else online) depends heavily on getting found in searches. SEO (Search Engine Optimization) is about making sure your product pages have tags or keywords relevant to the problems that your product solves or its features that are popularly searched for. For example, if you make leather cases for[…]

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