My Handmade/Creative Biz-Creating an Expense Budget. An expense budget helps you to keep track of your monthly fixed costs - the money you need to pay out EVEN if you have NO income.

My Creative Biz-Creating an Expense Budget

Creating an expense budget for your creative or handmade business helps you not only make the dollars you spend work for you, but also prevents your dollars from flying out the door!  It also provides you with the amount of your fixed costs that you need to pay each month or year – even IF …

Creating a Revenue Budget is the first step in your overall budget process. It helps you to determine your revenue goals.

Your Creative Biz-Creating a Revenue Budget

Creating a budget for your handmade or creative biz isn’t all that hard – but it does take time! Last week we talked about how a budget: is more than just saying “NO” to buying that wonderful soft, squish yarn that was on sale (when you already have close to $2,000.00 worth of yarn in …

Feeling burnt out? Stop & take some time for you.

Feeling burnt out? Stop & take some time for you

Are you feeling burnt out?  If so, it’s time to stop and take some time for you! WHEW, I don’t know about you, but the last 3 months have left me feeling pretty burnt out – leaving me feeling exhausted and having trouble concentrating. For many handmade and creative business owners, having our own business …

What are your goals for your handmade/creative biz in 2020??  You may think that’s a silly question, but with yearend quickly approaching it seems to be one that is being talked about – A LOT

What are YOUR goals for your handmade/creative biz in 2020?

What are your goals for your handmade/creative biz in 2020??  You may think that’s a silly question, but with yearend quickly approaching it seems to be one that is being talked about – A LOT – in many of the Facebook groups that I belong to. Some popular goals for handmade/creative businesses that I’ve seen …

My 3 favorite tools and a tip for getting organized.  If you've been feeling totally disorganized and like you have no focus, - then keep reading :-)  

My 3 favorite tools & a tip for getting organized

Running a handmade or creative business involves a lot of time, energy, and effort.  Today, I’d like to share my 3 favorite tools and a tip for getting organized and being more productive.  If you’ve been feeling totally disorganized, like you have no focus, and that you have so many things on your plate that …

Procrastination is the act of delaying or postponing something and is often a coping mechanism associated with starting or completing an undesirable or difficult task or making a decision.

Procrastination + Excuses = Lack of productivity

Procrastination + excuses = lack of productivity which leads to a bunch of things piling up and then total overwhelm. Procrastination is the act of delaying or postponing something and is often a coping mechanism associated with starting or completing an undesirable or difficult task or making a decision. An excuse is an explanation for …