Starting a Craft Business – Selling Your Product

Homepreneurs recently discussed creating a home business from Arts and Crafts. We believe this market is growing, cost-effective, and a business option for many. Arts and Crafts can be done part-time, full-time, by the employed, retired or semi-retired. Linda Strickland – recently featured as a Homepreneurs success story – supplements her income with her photography business.

Starting a Craft Business – Research the Market

Homepreneurs recently discussed creating a home business from Arts and Crafts. We believe this market is growing, cost-effective, and a business option for many. Arts and Crafts can be done part-time, full-time, by the employed, retired or semi-retired. Liam Hughes Shard Jewelry – recently featured as a Homepreneurs success story – is a full-time artisan. Liam created a market niche in unique fashion accessories with shards of broken pottery.

What is a Craft Business?

Homepreneurs recently discussed creating a home business with Arts and Crafts. We believe this market is growing, cost-effective, and a business option for many. Arts and Crafts can be done part-time, full-time, by the employed, retired or semi-retired. G&D Products – featured as a Homepreneurs success story – is a retired couple that enjoys creating hand-made good while traveling to craft shows in the Midwest.

Homepreneurs Interview with Karyn Pettigrew of Beyond Blind Spots

Homepreneurs was very fortunate to be interviewed on Unity FM radio today by Karyn Pettigrew for her program, Beyond Blind Spots. The program’s topic: The Joys and Pitfalls of Homepreneurship is one very familiar to Homepreneurs and its readers. Briefly, we discussed the trend toward home business, options for entrepreneurs, and the relatively low cost of starting a basic home business. We also covered a couple tips that I feel every small or home business owner should know before starting.

Seven Steps to Starting Your own Business

You’ve decided – or are compelled – to start your own business. You have talent, experience, a good idea, and a desire to leave the corporate world behind. But a nagging question exists: How to start? Overcoming this mental block is the first obstacle in the path to success. This blog and many others dedicated to starting a home business are good places to start. Research your idea, the market niche, competition and compare your strategy. As a primer, I ran across this article that provides seven steps from idea to implementation. It is a basic guide, written in plain language, and contains common-sense steps.