Can you successfully transition from selling at markets and in shops to selling online… when you make one-of-a-kind designs?

This is a very special episode of the show – in which I take you inside my membership community – the Thriver Circle – and share one of our Business Intensives.

Each month, I offer 2 Business Intensive spots to members, during which I hop on a live call with them – and with other members listening in and giving their feedback – and we spend time working on the key issues facing them and their business.

My guest for this Business Intensive is long-time member Kriket Broadhurst, who has been in the handmade industry for over 10 years – from making her own ceramic beads, to running an artisan shop in England, to coming home to Sydney and building a successful seaglass jewellery business based at markets around the city.

In this episode, we discuss some of the issues that crop up when you’ve been in business for a long time; we talk about how markets differ across countries; we discuss the challenges of taking a OOAK handmade business online (and strategies to make it work) and much more.

I hope you enjoy this chat with Kriket, and the peek inside the Thriver Circle!

P.S. This month, I’m running a mammoth giveaway to celebrate the brief re-opening of Thriver Circle membership AND the opening of registration to my flagship course, Set Up Shop.

I’ve never done a giveaway like this before – the lucky winner is getting a HUGE prize!

The members of my private online community for makers – The Thriver Circle – are the most awesome, supportive group of people out there… and I wanted to take the chance to say thank you to them by giving every member the chance to win this very special prize.

This giveaway is open to both current and NEW members – so if you’re not already a member, you can enter by signing up while membership is open!

Find out all the details of this mammoth giveaway right here.

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