When you are self-employed, you REALLY have to manage your cashflow and budget.
I’ve been self-employed for over a decade (and I also employ my husband full-time) so I have had to work out smart ways to manage our money so that we can pay the bills (both personal and business), save for taxes and retirement, put money aside for home maintenance, travel, and other longer-term expenses, and have money for fun stuff, too!
In this video I’m sharing the EXACT system we use to manage our finances – and I reference 2 books that you’ll find super-helpful if you’re trying to work out your own money management system.
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Brand your Craft
Does your handmade business have a strong brand identity?
Or are you just treating your creations like commodities – trying to compete on price, and failing to stand out in a crowded marketplace?
Creating a strong, unique brand identity is fundamentally important if you want to make your business stand out from the others in your niche.
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