Dec
28
2017

Health Benefits of Knitting and Crocheting

Health Benefits of Knitting & Crocheting What its just a bit of yarn and needles? For me the whole set up of knitting and crocheting is more than just yarn and needles and what you can create from it all.  I have been knitting from…
Apr
10
2016

20 Reasons Why You Should Learn to Knit

20 Reasons why you should learn to  knit an article from the Metro blog by Jamie Jones Saturday April 9th 2016. http://metro.co.uk/2016/04/09/20-reasons-you-should-learn-to-knit-5802663/ And I thought I would write a bit of a blog about it as I am very passionate about knitting and would love…
Feb
9
2016

Networking and Your Craft Business

Networking and Your Craft Business  Why Network? For me, in the early stages and years of starting up my business, I have to say Networking was not a fun thing to do and not of much benefit as it often left me cold and much…
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
24
2016

Finding your Craft Business Target & Niche Market

Finding your Craft Business Target & Niche Market Target & Niche Market - What is it?   A niche is a focused, targetable part of the market. You are a specialist providing a product or service that focuses on specific client group’s needs, which cannot…
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…