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2017 Handmade Entrepreneur of the Year

"I love the process of making and being able to respect the craft through the art of making. Many of my designs have begun with a kind of everyday extraordinary thought. It might be a scene in a park or something as simple as a bathtub, but I break...

Balance Your Risk with Insurance

In today's world, if the average person finger-counted each type of insurance policy they carried, chances are they would have more than a handful. The list can be extensive--health, life, dental, vision, accident, disability, business, homeowner's,...

Handing Out Wisdom

Comic Lily Tomlin once observed that society couldn’t function if we all grew up to be what we dreamed of as children: ''Imagine a world populated by nothing but nurses and ballerinas, firemen and cowboys! Who would pick up the trash?'' That wry...

Reducing the Risk of Small Business Pitfalls

New entrepreneurs are often full of motivation and ambition, but lack the experience necessary to avoid amateur mistakes within the first few months of operating a small beading business. Extensive planning and working with a mentor can help, but...

Saving Sally's Store

Like many people, Sally Johnson* spent years dreaming about doing what she loved for a living and being her own boss. Finally, she was able to make her dream a reality by opening her own craft and hobby store. Between getting her store open and...

The Evolution of Artistry

Webster, New York Etsy: www.NaturesImprint.etsy.com With a definitive knack for jewelry design with flowing shapes and rich colors, Gumina first saw precious metal clay (PMC) at an art festival, and fell in love with the rustic, organic look of it....

Get Your Juices Moving

Teaching others how to create--that's Alissa Henrickson's outlet. "We all work for our art. It's a labor of love," says Henrickson. "No one is an artist overnight." Henrickson is the owner and founder of Creative Juices Artisan Shoppe, located in...

Seeking a Small Business Loan? Five Points to Ponder...

(BPT) - Small businesses still struggle to obtain credit; nearly half of those who applied for credit in 2016 didn't get all the funding they sought, and 17 percent of those who didn't apply for financing skipped it because they didn't think they...

8 Easy Ways to Boost Your Income in 2017…and simplify your life!

he start of a new year offers you the perfect opportunity to revitalize your business's finances for the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead. Here are eight easy steps you can take now to simplify your life, lower expenses, and pump up your...

Considering a Formal Education in Entrepreneurship

Whether you want to become the next beading industry leader or just a personal go-to company in your neighborhood, there is a great debate as to whether entrepreneurship can be taught. Recently, a study conducted by Babson College found that...

It's Time to Take Action: 65 Marketing Methods to Boost Sales

The competition is cutthroat these days for art and craft businesses, even though handmade, artisan-quality goods are some of the most sought after in the marketplace today. This is why effective marketing strategies are so important to employ --...

Tips on Learning from Mistakes as a First-Time Entrepreneur

Many people are interested in starting a small beading business, but it can be intimidating to dive into the world of entrepreneurship for the first time. Patience is a virtue in this field of work, and learning from your mistakes is just another...

Why Sell through an Online Market and How to Get Started

Whether you bead for fun, for profit or both, running a shop on an online marketplace has some great benefits for any jewelry designer. To get started, you need to pick an online marketplace--or several. It's quite common for jewelry artists to sell...

Creating an Effective Marketing Plan for Your Small Business

Once you have decided to turn your love of small beading into a business, the next step is to begin creating plans to ensure the success of your company. Developing a business plan is a good start, but formulating a marketing plan is also necessary...

Creative Freedom

Buxton creates her bold, colorful, eclectic jewelry inside her studio in Macon, Ga., but she is always on the go keeping up with the latest trends and drumming up new design concepts. "There is so much out there, but the challenge of coming up with...

Grow Your Own Jewelry Business

Do you dream of starting a , with your own field of dreams waiting to be planted? Many businesses start with a unique vision that includes hope, creativity, skills, personal commitment, business integrity, an organized plan, products to sell and...

Gauging your Potential Skills as a Professional Entrepreneur

Many people believe that they have what it takes to start a small business, and the fact of the matter is that anyone can enter the field of entrepreneurship. However, assessing your strengths and weaknesses is the key to whether you will succeed in...

Discover the Black Pearl

A little bit of luck, a whole lot of skill, and a strong will to succeed was the magic potion needed for the husband-and-wife team of Eric and Mikkeline Hicks to make it in the wholesale jewelry world. Six years ago, the couple began a handmade...

5 Basic Steps to Turn Your Hobby into a Legitimate Business

If you're already using a name you'll want to check with the North Carolina Secretary of State's office to be sure no one else is already using the same name. Take a look at www.NorthCarolina.gov for leads to this information. There are a number of...
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