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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.

How to Start A Craft Business - Tip 1: Have a Passion

How to Start A Craft Business - Tip 1: Have a Passion

Today we are starting a new mini series on the things I think you need to know about before you start a craft business.

The 8 Craft Business Models You Need To Know About

The 8 Craft Business Models You Need To Know About

The ultimate guide to finding a craft business model that works for you!

I’m really excited to bring you this guide today… I have had so many questions about what sort of craft businesses you should start that I thought I’d give you my top tips to finding something you will love doing!

 

Working in the Arts and Crafts industry can be everything you imagine, as a creative type… starting and ending each day doing something you love is an amazing feeling. The best news is that you don’t need a huge investment behind you to start out either; so we aren’t talking bank loans, or fancy premises, in fact most craft businesses can be started at home. I started mine in my spare room!

The Beginners Guide to Business Goals - Simple Goals that will help your business planning.

The Beginners Guide to Business Goals - Simple Goals that will help your business planning.

The Beginners Guide to Business Goals.

What are Business Goals?

 

Well made, meaningful business goals are effectively targets for your business moving forward. They push you, they challenge you and they are the one thing that will help grow your business.

Goals can be changeable and require regular committed review, but they should always be;

Focused – targeting a clear path to the future, but always being mindful of both the past and your niche.
Motivational – making you feel invigorated and not overwhelmed.
Aspirational – always aiming a little higher.