Complete Basics Of Making A Business Plan (All 4 Sections)

If the phrase ‘business plan’ sounds ominous, think of it in its basic avatar – ‘a plan’. That's all that it is. It's your plan of how you want to start and do business. You make plans every single day for the simplest things that you do, shopping, vacationing. So…

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9 Reasons You Should Start An Art And Craft Business

There are so many strong reasons in favour of starting an art and craft business. The Forbes printed an article sometime back on how the popularity and demand for all things crafts has surged tremendously. Handmade handicrafts are more popular than ever before. So let’s list a few good points…

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Banish 5 Common Myths About Startting A Small Business

We get a lot of emails messages and comments from wonderful crafters with one particular query. How can I make an income from my crafting skill? A lot of them are looking for craft jobs that they can do from home. The number one recommendation we make is to start…

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7 Reason Why You Should Always Spend Money On Advertising Your Craft Business

We are a strong advocate of starting small and growing your business in as natural a way as possible. We highly recommend that you do this without incurring too much debt, cost and overburdening your finances. However, we always also recommend that you realise the essential expenses that are directly…

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9 Essential Costs Of Starting a Craft Business

We wrote a post some time back that spoke about the nine essential requirements of starting up a business. One of these requirements was providing for the expenses of setting the business up. In this post we will discuss these expenses in detail and why they are essential to the…

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7 Ways To Increase Perceived Value Of A Handicraft

These are amazing tips that can immediately increase value for handicrafts regardless of what the craft is. No matter how beautiful a handicraft these seven tips always affect the value that a buyer puts on the craft. The higher the perceived value of your handicraft, the higher the price you…

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Five requirements for starting a craft business at home

Drive and inspiration This perhaps is the number one requirement for starting any business. You will need to have drive and inspiration in an unending supply. Businesses of all kinds take time to get on their feet. Which means that from the time that you start a business until the…

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8 Best Selling Handicraft Categories

Handicrafts is a word with a wide definition. It includes a lot of products made through different methods, using different materials and of a dazzling array of designs.  However, there are some handicrafts that are almost 'super crafts’, as far as their popularity is concerned. These crafts from some well…

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7 Places To Find A Craft Job

How to find a craft job If you have a crafting talent and you want to utilise it in getting a job, these are a few things you can do and places where you can look. Many crafting businesses tend to be a one-person operation. So you want to be…

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How To Learn Business Acumen Along With Creativity

So what else do you need to start a business when you already have the talent? Almost everyone will tell you that you need to have a business head on your shoulders. You need to have what people commonly referred to as business acumen. Now this may sound scary to…

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