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At some point in your business you’ve probably experienced your friends, family, or random customers asking or expecting discounts from you.
As business owners, we put a ton of thought and consideration into how we price our products.
It can be super frustrating when customers ask for discounts that don’t even exist.
Not only that, but it’s awkward!
This is a conversation that no business owner wants to have – and having to say no to a friend or family member, may be hard to navigate.
What do you say without hurting their feelings or …
You’re passionate, motivated, hardworking, and ready to start your own handmade business.
There’s just this one thing that’s stopping you or that really worries you… taxes!
I know managing taxes as a new business owner can feel daunting – even for me who’s been doing this for 15 years now.
You might be hesitating to start your business altogether, because you may be afraid of making tax mistakes that could come back to haunt you.
It’s serious stuff!
It would be such a shame to let tax anxiety stop you from making your dreams come …
If you want to make sales, it’s important that you’re connecting with your community.
For online businesses, one of the best ways to make real connections with people is through video.
It’s the greatest way to simulate in person interactions, but online!
Not only will video help you to establish a relationship with potential customers, but it’s also a great marketing tool.
But, not all business owners are charismatic extroverts who shine in front of the camera.
For introverts, the idea of putting yourself out there for the world to see might feel incredibly daunting. …
If you’ve read my blog before, you know I’m a huge proponent for getting outside help whenever you need it.
Running a business is just way too much work for one person to handle all on their own.
Learning to delegate is the best way to avoid total burnout and is what will help your business grow!
Assuming you’ve already decided you need help, your next question is probably: where can you actually find the people who can help you.
You want to work with people who know how to do the job and get …
Don’t chase success the hard way. Follow the same simple step-by-step system that I used to build multiple 6- and 7-figure online handmade businesses. Even if you hate selling, don’t have a large following, and aren’t techy.
How to get influencers, bloggers and celebrities to make your product go viral
How to create demand for your brand and products and turn customers into raving fans
How to automate your store, reach more customers and make sales while you sleep
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