Your Craft Business: A Step by Step Guide
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Your Craft Business: A Step by Step Guide

How to start and run a business selling hand made products you love to make.
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4.5 (122 ratings)
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747 students enrolled
Created by Kevin Partner
Last updated 8/2016
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This course includes
  • 3.5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 downloadable resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • You will be able to start your own craft business selling handmade products
  • You will know how to make a plan to launch and run their own business
  • You'll be able to price their products effectively and for maximum profit
  • You will have chosen the right craft for you
  • You will have decided which form your company should take
  • You'll know how to register with the tax authorities and regulators
  • You'll be able to market your business on platforms such as Amazon, Etsy, eBay and Folksy
  • You'll know which technology to buy to support your business
Requirements
  • A desire to build a profitable business selling hand made products
  • Very basic computing skills required and access to the internet
Description

Your Craft Business: Step by Step is a unique online training course that will take you by the hand and show you how to plan, create and run a successful craft business selling products you love to make. And to do it quickly.

In the course, I will show you how to design and develop products that customers will  want to buy, how to do it so each sale is profitable and how to find and sell to customers. I will also show you how to deal with the government and regulators, how to market yourself and lots more.

The course is structured as a step by step guide to the complete process of setting up a home based craft business. Go through the course once to familiarise yourself and then go back and complete the practical milestones in each step. Once completed, you'll have a working business!

Who this course is for:
  • This course is suitable for anyone interested in starting their own craft business. No previous knowledge of business is needed nor is the course aimed at any particular craft. The course is best suited to people willing to invest the time to implement the strategies outlined in it and get on and start their new business.
Course content
Expand all 27 lectures 03:18:54
+ Your Craft Business
2 lectures 19:55

An introduction to the Your Craft Business course - the best way to go through it and how business works

Preview 08:45

The basics of running a craft business and what it takes to succeed.

Preview 11:10
+ Your Product
4 lectures 22:41

Why it's so important to set your craft business up to learn from the beginning

The Learning Business
03:49

In this lecture I explain why prototyping your craft products is so important, and how to go about it.

Prototyping your Product
05:37
What are you going to sell?
06:10
+ The right price
2 lectures 17:27
The Cost Price
07:57
Three Techniques for working out your Pricing
09:30
+ Going Premium
2 lectures 17:18
Design and packaging
10:51
Materials and Ingredients
06:27
+ Setting up for Business
2 lectures 26:33
Your home office
12:19
Registering your business
14:14
+ Opening up
3 lectures 12:46
Dealing with regulations
03:04
Getting supplied and delivering on your promises
05:27
Taking Payments
04:15
+ Your Marketplace
3 lectures 27:31
Getting ready to sell online
10:05
Introduction to eBay, Amazon and Etsy
03:55
+ You and your Website
3 lectures 12:09
What sort of website do you need?
02:09
Hosted ecommerce
02:00
Your Business Website
08:00
+ Marketing
5 lectures 32:37
Marketing a craft business
13:01
Email Marketing
04:09
Finding new customers online
05:36
Social Media
05:37
Old Fashioned Marketing
04:14