Category: General Business Tips

Christmas Greeting

The last couple weeks have been a bit overwhelming for me — between getting orders out the door, festivities to attend, and the sad shooting last week …. I have been a bit drained. Rather than one of my typical…

Standing Out from the Crowd

After several years of working with professional crafters and small producers, I agree with Meryl Hooker:  There aren’t really any original ideas and no line is truly unique!  I know that will probably offend a few of my readers, but…

Using SMART Goals

With the changing of the seasons, this may be a good time to take at look at your goals and how you can run your business more effectively. Of course, I have several references today that emphasis this point.  But…

Do You Use These Excuses

With kids heading back to school, we should have plenty of time to work on our businesses — right?!  Well, that is the general idea, but how many of us find excuses to do other things before getting to work…