When you have too much to do, how do you know where to start? This is the question business strategist Kim Cota answered for us on September 20th, during a live virtual event. Plus, watch the replay of the event.
Building a successful handmade business requires a lot of work behind the scenes. From big-picture visioning and strategy down to the nitty-gritty of how to get things done day to day, these articles are your maker-biz MBA. Learn about hiring and building a strong team; make sense of contracts, copyright and everything legal; find out how to manage your money and finances; and discover tools and systems to improve productivity, handle inventory and more.
Is the one-person-show routine getting to be a burden? A virtual assistant might be able to help. Here’s what they do and what to look for when hiring one.
You want to get more done in less time, right? Join the club. Here, Kim Cota of Beautiful Thinkers shares some of the steps she takes with clients to tackle their to-do lists and create small-business processes that work.
Halifax-based quilter and pattern designer Andrea Tsang Jackson shares how she built 3rd Story Workshop into a thriving business with multiple revenue streams while staying creatively fulfilled.
Want to reduce the taxes you pay? (Yeah, you do.) This free download will help you make sure you don’t forget to account for any of your eligible deductions.
When planning for the future of your business, it can be hard to know if the goals you’re setting are the right goals for you. These questions and free worksheet will guide you to finding goals that will help you build the small business of your dreams.
Yes, you can build your business into a job that pays — if you have the right strategy. These tips from experienced entrepreneurs will help you get there.
What is a brand anyway, and what do you need to make yours better? Creative director and agency founder Janelle Desrosiers shares her secrets to success.
Time management, creativity, finding meaning, connecting with community, making a difference and getting things done: these inspiring and useful reads cover it all.
We all pay taxes, but you might not need to pay as much as you have been. Bookkeeper Jayne Dykstra fills us in on what counts as a business expense and how — and why — to keep track of all those receipts.
What is cultural appropriation really, and why is it harmful? Here, two Indigenous educators share their expertise, plus tips on how we can all do better.