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3 Reasons to Start a Creative Side Hustle This Year

starting a business Jul 06, 2020

 

So you’ve been toying with the idea of starting a side hustle… maybe you want to make a little extra cash, maybe you’re looking for a new challenge, or maybe you want to get your hands dirty! Well if it’s the 3rd...

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Q&A: Low Waste and Cheap Printing Options

starting a business Jun 08, 2020

 

Hey friends, this week we’re sharing a question we had in our Makers Tribe Facebook group. Read on to learn more...

 

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I am in the process of making a label and a business card. I want to keep it as waste-free as possible and...

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What You Need To Do Before Starting Your Handmade Business

starting a business Feb 05, 2020

So, you’ve started to dabble with making your own handmade products from home, and are toying with the idea of maybe selling them in the near future… that’s awesome!!

 

Though there are a few loopholes to jump through once...

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The Easiest Way to Start a Business You're Passionate About by Jenny of Live Long and Hustle

starting a business Jan 22, 2020

 

Today, we're sharing a blog post written by our friend Jenny over at Live Long and Hustle. Jenny is a business coach obsessed with helping women create businesses that are in alignment with their true self and their dreams for the...

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Q&A: Costs of Starting a Cosmetics Business in Canada

starting a business Jan 08, 2020

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I was also curious about what you were referring to by 'licensing' or the 'costs and requirements'? 

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There are actually only a few things that have to be completed before you are set to start selling cosmetics or skincare in...

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5 Tips to Help you Start your Side Hustle by Jenny of Live Long and Hustle

starting a business Dec 31, 2019

Today, we're sharing a blog post written by our friend Jenny over at Live Long and Hustle. Jenny is a business coach obsessed with helping women create businesses that are in alignment with their true self and their dreams for the future!

5 tips...

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What are the non negotiables when starting to sell skincare in Canada?

starting a business Dec 23, 2019

When you’re just beginning and looking to start selling your handmade cosmetics and skincare, what are the requirements?

Sure there are lots of things you should/could be doing like getting your website set up, starting an Instagram account,...

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Q&A: When Do I Start Selling?

starting a business Dec 11, 2019

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Hi Jess,

 

Thank you for the email below. I'm just getting started with making soap. I haven't registered the company yet and I'm wondering when is a good time to do that. l would like to learn about the trade and know what people like...

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All About Insurance: Why You Should Consider Liability Insurance as a Canadian Maker

starting a business Aug 14, 2019

Original Release Date: May 01, 2019


 

One of the biggest questions we are asked is if insurance is necessary as a Canadian cosmetics maker.

And really, the choice is up to you.

However, we do advocate towards looking at liability insurance...

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What Is A 'Cosmetic', Anyway??

starting a business Jul 30, 2019

Original Release Date: April 17, 2019


Definition of a Cosmetic

When you think of a cosmetic, you may picture the beautifully packaged and advertised makeup brands you see at the drug store. But, did you know that even the handmade products we...

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