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Welcome to the Handmade Business Podcast! In this series we are going to be tackling actionable tips and mindset changes to help you grow your creative business sales.

Show notes for each episode can be found at My Indie Life Blog and you can sign up for the complimentary newsletter here. Sara x

Jul 31, 2019

I started my first subscription club back in 2010/11, if I remember correctly and even back then, I knew that subscription boxes were a hot trend among my competitors in the craft industry. Since that time the subscription box market has grown to a whopping 2.6 billion US dollars! 😲 In such a sizable industry is...


Jul 24, 2019

In early July Etsy’s CEO Josh Silverman wrote a letter to the Etsy seller community about their new free delivery guarantee trial for US customers from July 30th. Detailed in this letter was the idea of their new policy and the incentive that they would give priority search placement to those sellers who took up the...


Jul 17, 2019

It’s not uncommon for businesses to use discount codes as a way to seek new customers or promote new products. In fact as many of 53% of millennial shoppers look for coupon codes when shopping online according to Retail Me Not. While large commercial retail set ups can account for regular discount offers in their...


Jul 10, 2019

There you are going about your daily business and decide to check on your website, or Etsy shop, you stop dead in your tracks because something is very wrong… you have received a negative product review!

Feels like a jab to the guts and you fall KO’d into your chair... As thoughts go racing through your head you...


Jul 3, 2019

As we push to increase our brand awareness, we hope that the demand for what we make will increase, but with this comes the fear that our current production capacity might not be enough. We start to worry; How will we cope with larger numbers of orders needing to be fulfilled? 😟 What if we can’t keep up? 😟

Today...