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If you’re experiencing slow sales right now in your handmade business and it’s summertime as you’re reading this blog post, here’s what’s going on, why sales are slower, and what to do about it. If you’re new to business, one thing you should know is it’s a roller coaster.
There’s no stable paycheck that you can expect from month to month. Some days you’ll make a lot of money; other days, it’ll be crickets.
I want you to know that this roller coaster is totally normal in business.
Especially for most of us selling …
Are you feeling down about your business because you just saw another shop post about their gazillion orders they have to ship today?
I know that can be a defeating feeling especially if you sell something similar and you started out at the same time as them.
But when we scroll through social media, we only see the highlights and the wins of someone’s life and business.
People naturally want to share their successes and oftentimes this don’t include the failures or hardships they go through along the way.
Because of this, we can develop …
You might be making one of these four mistakes in your handmade business, and they could hold you back from having the business of your dreams.
Don’t worry, I made these mistakes too, so you’re not alone and when mistakes happen, we can actually learn from them and get better, right?
So stay tuned for the four most common mistakes I see my fellow creatives make in their business, so you can avoid it!
Mistake Number one: You probably don’t want to hear this, is spending all your money on supplies, …
If you clicked on this article, chances are you identify as an introvert.
We tend to be quiet creatives with big ideas but our shyness often holds us back from sharing our gifts with other people.
You probably have an awesome business and amazing products to sell, yet it’s really hard to reach out to people who may be interested in buying them, right?
Does this sound like you? If so, you’re part of the 40 percent of the world’s population of introverts.
The good news is, some of us have learned how to …
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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