Sometimes business planning involves working backwards in order to set goals for your handmade or creative business.  Wondering how this works?

My Handmade Biz-Business Planning, Working Backwards

Sometimes business planning involves working backwards in order to set goals for your handmade or creative business.  Wondering how this works? Business planning and goal setting are often tough things to do. Mainly because we tend to set vague goals for ourselves and our business. How to work backwards to set your business goals. One …

Increasing traffic, subscribers, and customers is how you grow your income to boost your bottom line.  We all know that.  But, where do these new subscribers and customers come from?  That’s the tough part.

My Handmade Biz-Business Planning, Increasing Traffic

Increasing traffic, subscribers, and customers is how you grow your income to boost your bottom line.  We all know that.  But, where do these new subscribers and customers come from?  That’s the tough part. Welcome to Week 3 of our Business Planning challenge! In Week 1 we talked about how planning is the “secret” to …

Business planning involves knowing where you’re at right now in order to measure growth and figure out what you should be working on.

My Handmade Biz-Business Planning, Know Where You’re at Now

Business planning involves knowing where you’re at right now in order to measure growth and figure out what you should be working on. If you’re ready to take your handmade business to the next level (whether it’s through baby steps or explosive growth) over the coming months, it’s important to stop and look at where …

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 …

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 …