Most of us begin our businesses as one-person shows. We make our product, take the photos, make the listings on Etsy and answer the emails. And that’s great! Starting small (with as little debt as possible) is a good way to begin your business. You’re agile with your product, can test what’s working with your customers and get a hands-on feel for what needs to change. But at some point it may be wise to hire help so that you can grow and professionalize. Here’s how to know when.
The story behind the creation and development of the adorable and useful sewing notion, the Binding Baby.
The key to having a sustainable business (one that can survive anything life throws at you) is to plan for the stuff life throws at all of us.
Options for child models, legal aspects of working with children, payment of minors, as well as the logistics of running of a photo shoot with children.
The subscription box model has become a popular one for craft business owners in recent years. The promise of steady cash flow through a subscription model is appealing to many entrepreneurs, but what are the risks involved? And what makes a subscription box program thrive?
Designers who create knitted or sewn garments often face the added challenge of finding and hiring models for photo shoots. It can be tough to find a model that has the right look, is experienced and at ease in front of the camera, and is also affordable. Read on for expert tips on how to do just that.
Here are commercial printers commonly used by craft businesses. If you’ve used any of these printers please take a minute to rate them so all can benefit.
The ins and outs of selling fabric on Amazon with Christa Watson of Christa Quilts. There’s many different aspects of the Amazon market to think about.
The CIA website is more complex than it looks. Believe it or not, it is because of that complexity that we decided to do as much as possible ourselves. Learn which tasks we tackled and which we out-sourced.