Early on in our business we had to make a decision on how we would handle our mistakes. Would we let them discourage us or would we think of them as positive learning experiences? We chose the latter of course.
COVID-19 is not only a major health concern, but also puts a great strain on the economy. Businesses large and small have been forced to close their doors in an effort to prevent the spread of the virus. As a handmade crafting business, we are fully aware of how this can and will affect our day to day operations. In preparing for what is to come, here are a few things we are doing to stay ahead of this slow down.
Each maker in this post has shared what they feel is the key to getting started on the right track. I hope you walk away from this post having the tools and confidence you need to go out and start or continue your handmade business journey.
Now that you have the tools to edit the photos, I want to share a few tips on how to stage and light the products you are taking photos of.
Your photos can be that one thing that either creates a sale for you or turns potential clients away. These are my favorite apps for editing product photos.
Shipping is probably one of the most tedious but necessary parts of your online business. Here is how to make the process a little less stressful.
"Our reason for success comes down to one point: We began to put an intentional effort into knowing and loving the business side of each other."
"I didn't need to start making payments on that loan until 6 months after my graduation. So I hustled."
My organization strategies are always changing, but there are a few things I do that have been constant throughout this journey.