In a previous post, I covered some of the best purchases I’ve made for my small business. Today, I thought I would talk about my favorite purchases I’ve made specifically for selling at markets. If you saw my post about how to get started selling at markets, then you know I’m a huge advocate for … Continue reading My favorite purchases for selling at markets
When you’re just starting out with a small maker business, it’s tempting to do everything yourself, and for good reason. Unless you have money saved up and allocated specifically for your business, or you have investors (in which case, you’re in a bit of a different league than my advice and I am), you don’t … Continue reading Things I outsource for my maker business
When you’re starting up a creative business, it can be really hard to A. know what to purchase, and B. justify purchasing almost anything. You want your business to be profitable, and expenses add up quickly! Here I want to share some of the best investments I’ve made for my business. They range in price … Continue reading Best things I’ve purchased for my maker business
I started selling at craft markets in 2021, and I absolutely love it! It’s a great opportunity for this indoor cat to leave the house and get a little fresh air. The first ever market I did was in March of 2021, right around when things started reopening after the combination of *2020* and winter; … Continue reading 5 Beginner Tips for Selling at Markets
Today I’m going to talk about the story of Made by Rachel: why I decided to start a maker small business and how it evolved to where it is today. I didn’t necessarily feel drawn to entrepreneurship specifically or compelled to work for myself rather than for a company … so why start it? First … Continue reading The Made by Rachel Story
In my last post, I wrote about my thoughts on the Star Seller program on Etsy. I thought it would also be valuable to bring the topic up a level and share my overall pros and cons of selling on the platform. I have been selling on Etsy for about 4 years – seriously for … Continue reading Pros and Cons of Selling on Etsy
If you are a fellow Etsy seller, you know about the Star Seller program that Etsy introduced several months ago. If you also follow Etsy chatter on just about any social platform, then you know that it’s a somewhat controversial topic. Like everyone in the Etsy-verse, I, too, have an opinion on it, but it … Continue reading My Thoughts on Etsy’s Star Seller Program
Oh hey friends! It’s been a minute – almost a year exactly – since I’ve posted here. In spite of (or perhaps the cause of) my quietness on the blog, life has been BUSY! Let’s take a minute to catch up on what I’ve been doing over the last 11 months to grow my business, … Continue reading Life / Shop Update!
To finish out the series, I thought it would be helpful to do a post dedicated to questions that I’ve been asked and that I have asked other resume-writing experts. If someone has a question, someone else probably has the same one, so read on for answers to some lingering resume-related things you may have … Continue reading Resume 101: FAQs
It’s always a good idea to keep your resume up-to-date, even if you aren’t planning on actively searching for a new job anytime soon. For one, when that time comes, it will make your life so much easier to not need to trawl through years of work to do a refresh. Additionally, you never know … Continue reading Resume 101: Tips for keeping your resume up-to-date
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