With the cost of shipping increasing every year like clockwork, you’re probably looking for ways to get a little thrifty. Here are my five tips to keep your shipping costs low:
1. Up with the Envelope! Down with the Box!Obviously there are instances when this simply won’t work. If you’re shipping large or fragile goods,
It’s the time of year when everyone takes a look back at the past year and asks themselves, “What can I do better?”
And while it’s natural (and good) to make your business goals part of that, it’s equally important to make sure the goals are reasonable. Setting unreasonable goals for yourself is a
There are a lot of myths floating around out there about pricing. These myths cause pitfalls many an artist and crafter (newb and seasoned alike) have fallen into when pricing their wares. I am here to vanquish these fell beasts!
Chimaera original illustration by Calef Brown
Myth #1 – You should only be compensated
In the Beginning So you think you’ve got the skill down, and you’re ready to start selling? Fantastic. But not so fast, my friend. There are a few things to consider first.
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Find a Niche Before you can start making cash, you need to know what you’re going
Starting from Scratch
So you want to be a fashion designer, but you don’t even know how to sew… That’s fine. No one comes out of the womb knowing how to use and draft patterns or operate a sewing machine, so let’s not get ahead of ourselves.
Your first step is