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Do you have an amazing idea for a business and you’re ready to put in the work to make it a reality?
There’s just one problem: you’re a minor.
You’ve got homework, after-school activities, and a social life to balance.
And you’re not really sure if you’re legally allowed to start a business until you’re 18.
These are legitimate concerns – but you’ve come to the right place.
I started my business when I was a minor, so I know all about running a business as a …
When I started my handmade business, I had BIG goals.
I wanted to make a living selling my handmade jewelry, but I wasn’t sure exactly how I’d get there.
In the beginning, I was barely scraping by, even though I was working a full-time schedule.
Today, my first business, Tiny Hands, makes $200k in sales each year, and the other two businesses we have make a couple million each, per year.
I’ll show you how I did it – and how you can do it, too. …
Every online business owner will experience happy and exciting milestones as well as stressful ones.
Today I will discuss all these different milestones so you know you’re not alone.
This blog alone is proof that there’s a whole community of handmade business owners out there, going through exactly what you are.
My hope is that instead of worrying (which is a sport for us business owners), we give ourselves permission to get excited about our progress with our business.
At the end of the day, all of …
The majority of customers we deal with are great.
But from time to time difficult customers can turn up.
Anyone in retail can tell you that they’re a headache.
Unfortunately, because people can hide behind their computers and stay somewhat anonymous, things can get really rough for online businesses.
The longer you’ve been in business, the more likely you are to encounter these situations.
We might not be able to avoid uncomfortable situations with customers, but we can control how we handle them.
And that can make …
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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