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What does it take for you to start your own small business? Where can you gather inspiration and information to get you started on the right foot? Can you make a living from selling handmade items? After 10 (official) years of handcrafting my business, Willow and Bee, I have gathered every tip you'll need to get started on your hand made business. Armed with the knowledge of running a small business, and a mountain of side hustles later, I'm here to share everything that it takes to get You on your journey. Every Wednesday, you'll hear from Handmade CEOs and industry experts. These guests will share their personal stories, insider tips, and special offers with you. I'm committed to sharing all there is to know to help you get from point A to point B with the least amount of obstacles! This podcast, sharing inspirational stories, and teaching you, has been a lifelong dream. I can't wait to someday interview you! Now it's time to get some inspiration, take action, and start handcrafting your dreams! For show notes and links: http://www.marialaurin.com/handmade-ceo-podcast/

What does it take for you to start your own small business? Where can you gather inspiration and information to get you started on the right foot? Can you make a living from selling handmade items? After 10 (official) years of handcrafting my business, Willow and Bee, I have gathered every tip you'll need to get started on your hand made business. Armed with the knowledge of running a small business, and a mountain of side hustles later, I'm here to share everything that it takes to get You on your journey. Every Wednesday, you'll hear from Handmade CEOs and industry experts. These guests will share their personal stories, insider tips, and special offers with you. I'm committed to sharing all there is to know to help you get from point A to point B with the least amount of obstacles! This podcast, sharing inspirational stories, and teaching you, has been a lifelong dream. I can't wait to someday interview you! Now it's time to get some inspiration, take action, and start handcrafting your dreams! For show notes and links: http://www.marialaurin.com/handmade-ceo-podcast/

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What does it take for you to start your own small business? Where can you gather inspiration and information to get you started on the right foot? Can you make a living from selling handmade items? After 10 (official) years of handcrafting my business, Willow and Bee, I have gathered every tip you'll need to get started on your hand made business. Armed with the knowledge of running a small business, and a mountain of side hustles later, I'm here to share everything that it takes to get You on your journey. Every Wednesday, you'll hear from Handmade CEOs and industry experts. These guests will share their personal stories, insider tips, and special offers with you. I'm committed to sharing all there is to know to help you get from point A to point B with the least amount of obstacles! This podcast, sharing inspirational stories, and teaching you, has been a lifelong dream. I can't wait to someday interview you! Now it's time to get some inspiration, take action, and start handcrafting your dreams! For show notes and links: http://www.marialaurin.com/handmade-ceo-podcast/

Language:

English

Contact:

630-881-6647


Episodes

Ep 72 Is Your Business Buyable? - Steve Preda

6/16/2021
Thank you for tuning in to episode 72! I have a feeling that today's episode will have you looking at your business in a whole new light. If you're just getting started or maybe have had your business for a few years, you'll want to take a close listen. Today's guest will shed light on what makes a business a buyable business. Be sure to listen until the end to hear Steve's special offer! www.handmadeceo.com www.instagram.com/_handmadeceo

Duration:00:24:29

Ep 71 Actionable Tips From the Brand Doctor - Henry Kaminski

6/9/2021
Thank you for tuning in to episode 71! I have to admit that branding is by far one of my favorite topics! Today's guest is a branding expert, and I think that our conversation will have you re-evaluating your current branding strategy. Stay tuned in until the end to hear Henry's special offer! www.handmadeceo.com www.instagram.com/_handmadeceo

Duration:00:33:29

Ep 70 Finding Solutions Through Adventure-Kellie Okonek

6/2/2021
I'm so excited for you to hear all about the journey that guided Kellie into becoming a coach. She's an expert at all things Alaska and has a gift for making a connection between overcoming struggles and achieving growth with the help of nature. If you've been looking for a coach that's an expert at adventure, you're in for a treat! www.handmadeceo.com www.instagram.com/_handmadeceo

Duration:00:24:58

Ep 69 The How and Why of Embracing Failure

5/26/2021
Have you ever heard experts or coaches tell you to embrace your failures or pitfalls but then wondered what that meant or, better yet, how do you do that? I'll admit it isn't always the easiest thing to do, but it is by far the quickest way to get a more profound meaning out of every bad situation. www.handmadeceo.com www.instagram.com/_handmadeceo

Duration:00:06:27

Ep 68 Q&A With My Favorite Attorney - NH Legal

5/19/2021
Have you ever wondered if you should trademark your business name? Or if your products should carry a warning or disclosure? Today's guest will answer all of your legal questions, and the best part...she is soooo down to earth and approachable! If you've ever felt intimidated to contact an attorney, I think Nuzayra will put your worries to rest, and the best part, she works virtually! www.handmadeceo.com www.instagram.com/_handmadeceo

Duration:00:30:55

Ep 67 How to Pursue Your Passion - Filippo Giusti

5/12/2021
It's not often that you meet someone that genuinely follows their heart and takes the leap of faith in pursuit of a dream. Today's episode is full of so many amazing tips surrounded by a love story that starts in Italy and ends in Mexico. If you're still questioning your passions, I think this episode will have you convinced to take action today! www.handmadeceo.com www.instagram.com

Duration:00:34:37

Ep 66 The Secret to Writing a Book-Ashley Mansour

5/5/2021
Have you ever thought about writing a book? It's mind-blowing to think that there are so many great book ideas floating around the world that are yet to be written down. Today I'm having a conversation with International Best Selling Author Ashley Mansour that you won't want to miss! And stay tuned until the end to hear Ashley's special offer. www.handmadeceo.com www.instagram.com/_handmadeceo

Duration:00:22:04

Ep 65 When to Go Deep and When to Go Wide

4/28/2021
When you're feeling a bit stuck and unsure how or where to grow, going deep is most likely the answer. I'm going to focus on taking a deep dive vs. casting a wide net. There is definitely a time to go wide, but that is not a good place to start. www.handmadeceo.com www.instagram.com/_handmadeceo

Duration:00:05:21

Ep 64 What Your Website Needs - Fortuna Design

4/21/2021
Just curious, are you working at a job that you formally went to school for? I think in my entire life, I have met only a few...like THREE, that knew what they wanted to do from the time they were in high school. The rest have found themselves in a job that became their career, and a few have carved their own space in their small business. Today Ashley explains how one job led to her ultimate passion for web design. Show Notes: www.handmadeceo.com Instagram: _handmadeceo

Duration:00:26:58

Ep 63 Don't Quit...Find Your Community Instead!

4/14/2021
Today I'd like to share a story that was submitted through email. Dilyana is from Bulgaria, and she shares her story of how she started selling her handmade dolls online. If your journey has had a bumpy start, I think you'll find Dilyana's story encouraging. Visit the show notes for Dilyana's offer! Show Notes: www.handmadeceo.com www.instagram.com/_handmadeceo

Duration:00:06:23

Ep 62 The One Social Media Tool I Wish I Had Sooner-Rise Up Creatives

4/7/2021
Do you feel overwhelmed with all the hats that you need to wear as a business owner? From creating to shipping, and let's not forget the marketing! What if I told you that today's guest has developed a way of cutting down your social media marketing to just minutes a day and makes posting effective and possible for you daily! I know, it sounds too good to be true, right? Please sit back and listen as David explains his solution to the social media marketing dilemma. David also has a...

Duration:00:40:13

Ep 61 Is Spilled Milk Limiting Your Growth?

3/31/2021
It's time to unveil your kryptonite. In short, we're going to talk about not crying over spilled milk and how that relates to cutting your losses. This concept is also known as the Sunk Cost Fallacy. After interviewing a boatload of successful entrepreneurs, I have found that the ones that embraced this concept quickly make it their business to succeed. So let's dive into the details and get you to embrace your future decisions! Show Notes: www.handmadeceo.com www.instagram.com

Duration:00:10:25

Ep 60 Is it Time to Redefine Wealth? - Sonya Highfield

3/24/2021
Is it time to redefine wealth? I know it's easy to think that we have this concept figured out, but what if we're missing the mark? Sonya shares her insight and explains that wealth can go way beyond money. Visit the show notes to connect with Sonya and to get her free guide. www.handmadeceo.com

Duration:00:29:07

Ep 59 How to Become a Side Gig Guru - Meredith Banka

3/17/2021
If you're ready to start your business, but you're struggling to find the right resources, you'll want to listen to today's conversation with Meredith. From finding your passion to understanding your niche, you'll have all the tips after this episode! Meredith has an incredible offer for you, too, so be sure to stay tuned in until the end. Show Notes: www.handmadeceo.com Go Fund Me: Help Kim Recover & Rebuild Her Life

Duration:00:31:12

Ep 58 Accounting Tips Every Etsy Business Owner Needs to Hear-Brendan McCoy

3/10/2021
Do you feel overwhelmed because your Etsy shop looks great on the platform, but in the background, your financial numbers are a bit messy? I can completely relate to the feeling of wanting to be creative and have someone else magically do all of my numbers. Today's guest is here to explain that you don't need to be overwhelmed, and frankly, I think he offers an excellent solution! Best of all, Brendan has a special offer for you, so be sure to check today's show notes! www.handmadeceo.com

Duration:00:21:37

Ep 57 Strategies for Success with Sulf Creative

3/3/2021
Today's guest Ana is sharing her journey into creating her business Sulf Creative. If you've ever felt like your area of interest is too saturated or you feel like maybe you've exhausted all options, you'll want to hear Ana's tips for finding your corner of the internet. Along with offering some clarity, you'll want to visit the show notes to hear her special offer. Show Notes: www.handmadeceo.com

Duration:00:22:21

Ep 56 3 Steps to Take Before Hiring Your VA

2/24/2021
Believe me; I know what it feels like to be overwhelmed, to want help, but not want to give up control, to be worried about personal information, but know you need to let someone in to help. I was motivated to share this information with you so you feel less burdened. Having help has changed my life and business. Imagine being able to focus on the big things, the things that move the needle, the things that fill you up! Let's get to it, so maybe you too can take a load off of your...

Duration:00:09:06

Ep 55 Is it Time to Hire a Design Expert?

2/17/2021
Does your business need a website, or maybe you need a little help in the rebranding department? Today's guest is going to share the benefit of hiring an expert! Please don't neglect the first thing that people see when they google your name. This is not the place to cut corners! For today's offer, visit: www.handmadeceo.com

Ep 54 Paint Your Way Out of Corporate - Slate + Brush

2/10/2021
Today I'm speaking with the ever so talented Sarah of Slate + Brush. Her story reminds me that it's essential to make a daily effort to learn and grow every single day, especially if you're considering trading your career for a passion project. If you're thinking about making a change in your career path, this episode is for you! Sarah is offering 10% off of your order. Click the show notes for the link. Show Notes: www.handmadeceo.com

Duration:00:27:04

Ep 53 From Singing to Business-Lessons Learned From a Soprano

2/3/2021
I feel like we've all had a belief in our life at some point or another that we're just not talented in a specific area. Sometimes we leave that belief unchecked. We continue with life carrying around that label and telling ourselves and everyone that crosses our path that we are challenged at writing, speaking, singing, drawing, math, etc. Today's guest Egita will have you reconsidering these labels as she describes her journey into music and teaching others the joy of singing. Show...

Duration:00:29:48