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Business Insurance for Canadian Makers and Crafters

starting a business Jan 08, 2021
 

Please enjoy this replay from our Jan 7th, 2021 live event with commercial insurance broker Jack Wong of Reframe Insurance.

 

Want access to more live masterclasses and content for Canadian makers? Learn more about our Makers Blueprint...

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We Were Featured in Making Soap Magazine!

starting a business Aug 09, 2020

We had the honor of writing for the Making Soap, Cosmetics & Candles Magazine in their July/Aug 2020 issue! Making Soap is a bi-monthly magazine that celebrates the ever-increasing interest of making handmade soap, cosmetics, and candles.

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Canadian Stationary, Labelling, and Packaging Options for Makers

starting a business Jun 08, 2020

Hey friends, this week we’re sharing a question we had in our Makers Blueprint group on options for creating and printing product labels and business cards. 

 

Personally, I used Zazzle for both my business cards as well as my...

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Best Guide to Starting Your Handmade Maker Business in Canada

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

starting a business Jan 22, 2020

 Guest post by Jenny Paul

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...

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

starting a business Jan 08, 2020

Q:

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

starting a business Dec 31, 2019

Guest post by Jenny Paul

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...

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When You Should Start Selling Your Handmade Products

starting a business Dec 11, 2019

Q:

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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Why You Should Consider Liability Insurance as a Cosmetics Maker

starting a business Aug 14, 2019

Original Release Date: May 01, 2019


 

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

And really, the choice is up to you.

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

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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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