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5 Reasons Why You Need to Know Your Business Expenses!

5 Reasons Why You Need to Know Your Business Expenses!

One of the biggest areas of mindset change when it comes to owning a craft business is the idea that tracking business expenses is a good thing. At the beginning if we aren’t careful, we are all susceptible to overspends and it’s when these moments become habits that we find ourselves in real problems.

Today on the podcast I want to give you 5 reasons why you need to know your expenses, so that you can keep your business on track!

Want To Grow Your Online Business In 2019? This Is How!

Want To Grow Your Online Business In 2019? This Is How!

Confucius said, “A man who does not plan long ahead will find trouble at his door.” This isn’t just true for every day life, but for business as well.

Whilst 2019 feels like a long way off, the truth is that planning now will be a game changer for you when it comes to growth. Today on the podcast we will be talking all about how to plan for the growth of your online business in 2019.

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!

Facebook Group Live Session: Holiday Shipping & Missing Post - How To Cope!

Facebook Group Live Session: Holiday Shipping & Missing Post - How To Cope!

Getting your products shipped safely and in the best time is our main concern after a sale, so planning ahead for busier times is never a bad thing... believe me things like third party staff shortages, postal strikes and even bad weather can cause delays that you might not expect. So we will be talking about shipping your products around the holidays and how to cope with it effectively. It's a live session, so feel free to ask questions and chip in with your top tips! 

Help! My Craft Business Isn’t Making Any Money

Help! My Craft Business Isn’t Making Any Money

I get this statement a lot when I first talk to prospective coaching clients, or craft business owners on social media and it’s difficult to answer without knowing the finer details of their business. So in this blog article I wanted to cover some of the main problems I think these businesses face and how you might address them if you are struggling.

4 Reasons Why Good Research Improves Your Sales

4 Reasons Why Good Research Improves Your Sales

Before I owned my own craft business I worked in the Fashion industry as a Designer and Developer for British Fashion Designers. It was my job to create new products that had the potential to grow our sales season on season. As you would imagine my ability to do so relied heavily on my eye for good design and branding, but it also relied on a detailed understanding of the customer, our products, competitors and the market place… to achieve this I needed an arsenal of information at my fingertips in our design sessions.

I needed the same information when I made business decisions in my craft business, in exactly the same way you do for yours.

In fact any business regardless of its size or industry base needs to be on top of their research and being so gives you some really great tools for growth.

Podcast: Why it’s important to start your business the right way!

Podcast: Why it’s important to start your business the right way!

Today we are talking about systems and strategies and how important they are as part of our business foundation.