101: A Formula To Price Your Handmade Products

101: A Formula To Price Your Handmade Products

Pricing handmade products: how does the math work? Are you overcharging or undercharging your handmade goods? Is there a formula you can use to calculate what your price should be? Find out all about the maths of pricing your handmade goods in this week’s episode. ...
100: How we started, and where we’re going!

100: How we started, and where we’re going!

We can’t believe that this is our 100th episode – we are so excited to be hitting this milestone!  To celebrate, we are chatting about how The Business of Making started, reminiscing on how far we’ve come, and looking forward to where it’s heading. THANK YOU all...
99: why do women dominate the handmade industry

99: why do women dominate the handmade industry

In general, there’s quite a separation of crafts between men and women.   Are women over represented in the handmade industry? Or is what we call the ‘handmade industry’ not inclusive of all crafts? Why do we see so many more women in our Facebook groups,...
98: Book Club

98: Book Club

For sure many creatives are facing the challenges when creating their art. One such challenges is called the “Resistance” as mentioned in the book The War of Art. But what exactly does it mean? For our first book club episode (which many of you have been...
97: Systems: How to create them (with minimum headaches)

97: Systems: How to create them (with minimum headaches)

In this episode, we give you all of our best tips around how to create systems for your handmade business – without making yourself want to cry and reach for red wine! We’ll cover things like: The basics of creating business systems (will you use a software? A...
96: Systems: Order Processing

96: Systems: Order Processing

How do you make sure your customer’s orders don’t get mixed up? How do you track their orders? In fact, what are the important things you need to keep track of in the first place? Ah, the woes of order processing! Discover what processes Jess currently...