creative business

How to decide WHAT your Craft Business should be

How to decide WHAT your Craft Business should be

Back when I was running Sara’s Texture Crafts, I would encounter the odd fellow crafter who marvelled at the idea of owning their own business.

They’d say, ‘Oh I wish I had my own craft business. I can imagine it’s SO much fun!’

‘What would you sell?’ I ask.

‘Oh I don’t know… I just want to be creative! It seems like such a lovely way to earn a living. What sort of business would you recommend?’

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.

My 1 to 1 Coaching Service for creative small businesses

My 1 to 1 Coaching Service for creative small businesses

It seemed clear early on that while my courses go down a storm that people occasionally prefer a 1 to 1 service, particularly if they have hit an obstacle in their business and aren't sure how to move past it.

So I asked… ‘Would you like a 1 to 1 service?’

The overwhelming response was, ‘Yes!’

I set about running some trials and am pleased to announce the opening of my 1 to 1 services.

Small Business Monday: An Interview with Nicola from Boo Cottage Botanicals.

Small Business Monday: An Interview with Nicola from Boo Cottage Botanicals.

I think it’s incredibly important to learn lessons from each other about how to keep pushing our businesses forward. So I decided to start a new segment to the blog, in order to share other creative business owners’ experiences.

I’m calling this new segment ‘Small Business Monday’.

The feature will include soundbites, interviews and videos from very inspirational creative business owners.

Today is the very first feature!

Let me introduce you to Nicola who owns Boo Cottage Botanicals. 

5 Awesome Productivity Tools + BONUS: Better Working Day Hacks!

5 Awesome Productivity Tools + BONUS: Better Working Day Hacks!

There’s no better feeling than that of having a productive day.

You feel on fire, motivated and like you are totally crushing it!

Productivity is one of the key ingredients in making time for the business goals that move you forward and so it’s incredibly important to do all you can to be more productive in your working day.

Today I want to share some tools I use for better productivity and I just know you are going to love them!

I’m also including a special bonus: Better Working Day Hacks that are going to increase the positive mind-set that helps you get things done.

Podcast: DREAM GOALS and why your business needs them!

Podcast: DREAM GOALS and why your business needs them!

Today on the podcast we are talking about Dream Goals and why they are so important to your business.

I also give you a FREE 5 day email course!

30 Days to a Better Etsy Shop - eBook

30 Days to a Better Etsy Shop - eBook

30 Days to a Better Etsy Shop

As a past Etsy seller myself I know how important it is to optimise the customer experience to succeed in selling your crafts. I also know how hard it is to do that on your own at home.

In this 30 day challenge I aim to help you improve your Etsy shop look, layout and productivity for better sales and customer service.

I started a YouTube Channel!

I started a YouTube Channel!

I started a YouTube Channel!

I know scary stuff putting yourself out there in front of the camera, but the truth is I kinda like it!

I've wanted to get a package together of training videos for a while and it seemed a really good idea to get started on YouTube first.