Feb
17
2016

Insurance for your Craft Business

Insurance for your Craft Business Insurance for your Craft Business is often a mute topic but one that needs to be addressed and dealt with very early on for anyone wanting to take their hobby into a business or setting up their own Craft Business.…
Jan
31
2016

Marketing your Craft Business for Success

Marketing your Craft Business for Success Marketing your Craft Business So you have looked at your Goals, your planning for what you want in regards to your business, you understand you pricing and your finances and you have sort of set out a simple but…
Jan
26
2016

Marketing your Handcrafted Business – Who is your Ideal Customer?

Marketing your Handcrafted Business Who is your Ideal Customer?   Who is your ideal customer?   Marketing and selling are often confused with one another - they are not the same. In this we will discuss a bit of both - but I will focus…
Jan
18
2016

Handmade Business – Price & Pricing

Handmade Business - Price & Pricing Finances - Part Two Price & Pricing Handmade. Putting a price & pricing  your work is one of the most intimidating first steps to selling. Why?  Cost + Labor x 2 = Wholesale x 2 = Retail Price Materials…
Jan
18
2016

Finances – Your Money

  Finances - Your Money  Part One     Finances - YOUR MONEY Getting your Finances right is key to running any Handcrafted, Handmade Craft Business - get this part right and in many ways the rest will happen given time. The reason I wanted…
Jan
10
2016

Start as you Mean to Go On – Goal Setting

Start as you Mean to Go On - Goal Setting Goal Setting Start your new year as you mean to go on - goal setting - you will hear everyone talking about goal setting and I have to say this is where for me is…
Jul
1
2015

Is Your Hobby Really A Craft Business?

When is a Hobby no longer a Hobby but a Craft Business? On reading a recent article on the Telegraph online via FaceBook about HMRC targeting Etsy, eBay and Gumtree sellers, it got me thinking on when is a hobby no longer a hobby but…
Feb
10
2015

How to Sell at Craft Fairs & Craft Events

How to Sell at Craft Fairs & Craft Events Why sell at craft fairs and events? Why you should give it a go, we all have to start somewhere - this is a little guide on some handy tips and advice for those just starting…