The Ultimate Guide to Growing Your Handmade Business
You’ve built an incredible and successful handmade business, so what’s next? When you hit that point in business where you need to focus on growing and scaling, you need to know a lot of things as a business owner. That’s precisely why I created the Business Growth blog series!
This blog post series covers everything you need to know and focus on to grow your handmade business to the next level.
In case you missed some of the posts, here is a look at what we covered:
1. The Starting Point of Creating a Profitable Handmade Business
No matter how long you’ve been in business, returning to the basics and making sure your handmade business foundation is solid is sometimes necessary before you can continue to move forward. Especially if your sales are rolling in, but you are always still broke. My goal is to help you build a sustainable and profitable handmade business. Not just one that gets lots of sales with no profit margin.
Check out Part 1 of the Business Growth Series: The Starting Point of Creating a Profitable Handmade Business
2. Branding Your Handmade Business
Branding your business isn’t just about a logo. If you want to build a recognizable brand, you also have to think about your brand messaging, values, and story. Everything you do or create in your business should be strategic, and it should all tie back into your brand.
Check out Part 2 of the Business Growth Series: Branding Your Handmade Business
3. How to Improve Your Entrepreneur Mindset
Mindset isn’t just a buzzword. Having the right entrepreneur mindset is essential for building a successful and profitable handmade business. You need to stop playing small, gain confidence, and become the CEO you are.
Check out Part 3 of the Business Growth Series: How to Improve Your Entrepreneur Mindset
4. Treat Your Handmade Business Like a Business
When we started our handmade business, maybe we treated it more like a hobby, and that’s fine at the start. But, once you begin building a brand and readjusting your business model, you need to remember to treat your business like a business - not the hobby it once was!
Check out Part 4 of the Business Growth Series: Treat Your Handmade Business Like a Business
5. Productivity & Organization Tools for Handmade Businesses
As your business grows and continues to scale, your time is more valuable than ever. You need to take time to set up systems in your business and automate as much as possible so your time can be better spent on revenue-generating activities.
Check out Part 5 of the Business Growth Series: Productivity & Organization Tools for Handmade Businesses
6. Outsourcing and Hiring for Your Handmade Business
After you’ve implemented systems, if you are still struggling with time and doing all of the things in your handmade business - it’s time to outsource or hire an employee. It’s a scary step for most entrepreneurs, but it’s essential to continue to grow your business. There is only so much time in the day and only so much you can do as a solopreneur.
Check out Part 6 of the Business Growth Series: Outsourcing and Hiring for Your Handmade Business
Want to work with someone who has created a sustainable 7-figure handmade business? It all starts with a mentor call with me! Book here, and let’s help you grow your business.