10 ways to achieve Work-Life balance if you are self-employed

10 ways to achieve Work-Life balance if you are self-employed

Work-life balance is the equilibrium we strive for, between our dedication to our career and the commitments of our home life. So, it’s striving for a sense of harmony between the two that ultimately brings us a sense of happiness and maybe even contentment.

But how do we do it? Let me tell you…

Handmade Business Episode 011 – Work-Life Balance

Handmade Business Episode 011 – Work-Life Balance

🎥Today we are talking about work-life balance and why it is so important that we strive for the dream we had when we started working for ourselves… please comment with your thoughts!

5 Things to know before you start a craft business!

5 Things to know before you start a craft business!

Craft businesses must be one of the most under thought-through start-ups, in my opinion. It starts mostly with no more than a dream of spending all day making things that we get paid for… there is little thought for what it takes to run a business and how to start one in the right way.

Today I wanted to share my top 5 things you need to know before you start your craft business.

3 reasons to use a sketchbook, or a notepad for your Craft Business

3 reasons to use a sketchbook, or a notepad for your Craft Business

I honestly find that having a space to write notes or doodle design ideas is really useful for us creative types and I think it’s especially useful if you run your own creative business.

When I ran Sara’s Texture Crafts I had a sketchbook and a notepad and used them for capturing different thoughts and ideas. Whether you use one type of recording process or another it is very important that you do actually record those thoughts and ideas for your business.

Read more to find out why I think they will be most useful to you!

Handmade Business Episode 010 – Notepads & Sketchbooks

Handmade Business Episode 010 – Notepads & Sketchbooks

🎥Today we are talking about the importance of keeping records of our research and design inspiration. We’ll also be covering two ways you can do that – notepads and sketchbooks… please comment with your thoughts!

How to Boost Holiday Sales for Your Craft Business

How to Boost Holiday Sales for Your Craft Business

Did you know that craft business is worth £2bn here in the UK and 88% of these small businesses are sole traders? That’s a lot of crafters who are vying for attention and at Christmas that can feel like a bit of a scrum!

So how do you make a difference with your craft business sales? Read more…

Handmade Business Episode 009 – Holiday Season Prep

Handmade Business Episode 009 – Holiday Season Prep

🎥Today we are talking about preparing ourselves and our businesses for the busy holiday season ahead… please comment with your thoughts!

Handmade Business Episode 008 – Be Open To Learning New Business Skills

Handmade Business Episode 008 – Be Open To Learning New Business Skills

🎥Today we are talking about opening ourselves to learning new business skills and not being afraid of doing that… please comment with your thoughts!