Blog Archives for tag handmade business

10 Ways to Clear Out Old Inventory and Boost Your Business

After awhile, old inventory starts to stink up the place. Whether in your Etsy shop or on your web site,… Continue reading »

How to Manage Your Limitations as a Maker

When you are the maker of the products you sell in your handmade business, you have one major limitation: you… Continue reading »

Give Your Business A Boost By Tracking These 5 Things

My goodness the days certainly run together when one is taking care of a newborn! I knew that my time… Continue reading »

Prepare Your Handmade Business for the Holidays

Is your handmade business ready for the holidays? Because, believe it or not. They’re here. Really, they’ve been here, and… Continue reading »

Put a Stop to Scatter-Brained Marketing by Systematizing

We creative-types aren’t always the most organized. A  few descriptive words come to mind: scatter-brained, flaky, over-worked, stressed, spread-too-thin, and… Continue reading »

Product Flop or Marketing Fail? Deciding Beyond Your Negative Self-Talk

Running a handmade business can feel like a very personal and even scary thing. When you’re trying to make money… Continue reading »

Let’s get touchy-feely.

Let’s get touchy-feely. Okay, maybe just touchy. (And not in the way you’re thinking.) I’m referring specifically to getting touchy… Continue reading »

The Simplest Way to Earn Trust

You’ll find plenty of tips for how to earn trust with your audience in the blogoshpere of the “how-run-a-business” realm…. Continue reading »

How to Get Raving Fans for Your Business

In my last post, I talked about 2 different restaurant experiences I had during a promotional week in my my… Continue reading »

5 Ways to Jump-Start Your Inspiration

Even the most brilliant among us runs out of ideas or stops “feeling” like creating once in awhile. However, when… Continue reading »