How to start a Craft business

Are you planning to start your own craft business, but unsure of where to start?

Let me help you.

Having run my own successful craft business for 11 years I often get asked where to start and how to create a business that is truly sustainable. My answer is always the same... it's about creating the perfect foundation.

It's not complicated, it's not anything you can't do, but it is something that requires some planning. 

Here is how I recommend you start your planning;

how to decide if you want to run a craft business

1. Decide IF a craft business is for you

Working for yourself is hard, even if you are working in something you love and there will be plenty of tough decisions along the way.

Do you need help deciding if you want to run a craft business? Take my quiz below!

But what if you can't decide what it is you want to do? Don't worry I've covered that too...

what sort of craft business

2. Decide on the TYPE of business you want

Starting a craft business is not simply about making the odd thing to sell here and there… a craft business can be so many different things. Let me show you the 8 business models that I think are realistic starting points, that you can start from home with a relatively small budget.

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3. Set your business up the RIGHT way

Having run my own successful craft business for 11 years I remember exactly how daunting starting a real business felt back at the beginning and how I struggled to find the advice and ideas on how to do it right. So I've written this book for all the first timers, the dreamers and the creatives who really want to get paid to do something they love.

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