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  • Is Amazon Handmade Better Than Etsy for Handmade Businesses?

    I work with many Etsy sellers who want to transition over to Amazon Handmade or add Amazon Handmade as an additional revenue channel. One thing that pops up a lot is the question, 'Is Amazon Handmade better than Etsy for handmade businesses?' The answer isn't just a straightforward yes or no.
  • How to Make More Money When You've Hit a Slow Season in Your Handmade Business

    One of the most common questions handmade business owners face is how to make more money when they are in a slow season. The holiday season has come and gone, and now you're left with a lot of handmade inventory that needs to be sold but not much demand for it. Most businesses have ebbs and flows and slow seasons. This blog post will help you make more money during your slow season by focusing on different strategies that could work for you.
  • Ways to Use ClickUp to Manage Your Handmade Business Tasks

    ClickUp is an incredible project management tool, and handmade business owners can easily use it to streamline their business tasks. Using a project management system, whether ClickUp, Trello, Monday, or Asana, can improve your time management, especially as your business grows.
  • 4 Instagram Marketing Tips for Handmade Businesses

    Let’s talk about Instagram marketing for handmade businesses! So many handmade sellers are using Instagram but might not be using it effectively. It’s important to ask yourself first, is your ideal audience even on Instagram? Don’t feel like you need to be on Instagram because everyone else is. It’s entirely dependent on your specific business and audience.
  • Interesting Amazon Seller Statistics for 2021

      As a million-dollar business owner, one question I am often asked is, “should I really put effort into selling on Amazon?” and “is it worth it?”...
  • Amazon Handmade: How to Prep for the Holiday Season Now

    I know it’s summertime, but when it comes to selling on Amazon Handmade and prepping for the insane holiday season, you need to be working on it NOW. It’s even more important if you are doing FBA (fulfillment by Amazon), but it’s also essential to start planning now, even if you are strictly FBM (fulfilled by merchant).
  • Customer Service When You Are Selling on Amazon Handmade

    Customer service on Amazon is different at first for most handmade sellers, and while some people might think this is a bad thing, it’s actually a very good thing. Let’s dive into customer service and how it works when you are selling on Amazon.
  • 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!
  • Business Growth Series: Outsourcing and Hiring for Your Handmade Business

    As someone who currently has a team of 15+ employees, my only regret was not making that first hire sooner in my business. As a handmade business owner, you might have trouble giving up control as you started this business on your own, as a solopreneuer, and accepting that you need to hire help isn’t easy. But, it is essential if you want to continue to grow and scale your business.
  • Business Growth Series: Productivity & Organization Tools for Handmade Businesses

    As your business continues to scale and grow, managing your time and using the right productivity and organization tools is essential. Your time is valuable, and anything you can do to automate things in your business, the more time you have to spend on revenue-generating activities and things you love to do.
  • Business Growth Series: Treat Your Handmade Business Like a Business

    Whether you are in the beginning stages of launching a business or you have been growing your business for a while, it’s important to treat your business like a business - right from the start. It is not a hobby and not a side hustle. If you are receiving money from customers for goods - it is a business, and you should be treating it like it is.
  • Business Growth Series: How to Improve Your Entrepreneur Mindset

    Starting and growing a successful handmade business isn’t easy. One of the most important things to focus on as your business grows is your mindset. You won’t be as successful as you could be without really diving deep into mindset obstacles that might pop up and learning ways to overcome them. It’s a natural journey as an entrepreneur and handmade business owner.