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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 52 The How and Why of Taking a Workation

1/27/2021
As a small business owner or creative entrepreneur, it's easy to lose focus when you're more than likely working from home. In order to kick the motivation back up a notch, I thought I'd introduce you to Workation in the Time of COVID. By taking just a few days and a focused workation, in no time at all, you'll feel that resurgence of ideas, energy, and focus...I promise! For today's show notes and free printables, visit the show notes. Show Notes: www.handmadeceo.com

Duration:00:09:15

EP 51 Social Media Tips From an Expert-Dyiah Marketing

1/20/2021
If you've ever felt the overwhelm of launching a new course or marketing yourself on Instagram, Dyiah is here to break it down for you, so it's no longer complicated! Today's episode is not only full of great tips, but it also provides practical steps that you can take to step up your social media game! Show Notes: www.handmadeceo.com

Duration:00:30:40

Ep 50 Do Vision Boards Really Work?

1/13/2021
In today's episode, I'm going to focus on a topic that never gets old...goal setting! If you set goals but tend to lose interest in them or get distracted, I'm going to break down a few simple ways to stay on track. Today's episode will break down my approach on how to effectively create a vision boards! Click on the show notes link to find your free printables for this episode. Show Notes: www.handmadeceo.com

Duration:00:07:06

Ep 49 How To Create a Business Supporting Others-Love Does That

1/6/2021
Today's guest creates unique hand-made cards centered around grief, heartache, or depression. Her strong faith has guided her mission and brings a community together when they feel the most vulnerable and alone. Kari's work and community are shedding hope to those in pain. In today's episode, we dive into everything from being an introvert to Facebook groups! Show Notes: www.handmadeceo.com

Duration:00:22:59

EP 48 Most Downloaded Expert Episode in Season 1-Nancy Badillo

12/30/2020
Today I'm featuring the most downloaded expert episode. If you missed episode 27 the first time around, you're in for a treat! Nancy shares her tips on taking her digital download business into a soaring 100K+ per year. She's not shy about giving you the details and tips so you too can create a digital download business. Visit the show notes to learn more about Nancy's special offer! Show Notes: www.handmadeceo.com

Duration:00:32:01

EP 47 Most Downloaded Creative Business Episode in Season 1

12/23/2020
Although I officially wrapped up season 1 last week, I wanted to share the most downloaded episode of season 1 in the creative small business category. Episode 5 was one of my first interviews with the very talented Priya. After finding herself with more time on her hands as an empty nester, Priya and her husband dove headfirst to create their successful family business Kaya Soaps. Show Notes: www.handmadeceo.com

Duration:00:18:53

EP 46 The Power of Choice-End of Season 1

12/16/2020
Today will officially mark the end of Season 1 of the Handmade CEO podcast. I have had an amazing time interviewing talented artists and experts for the past 11 months. The next two weeks will feature the two most downloaded episodes of the season. I'll be back on January 6th with more inspiration and all-new episodes! Visit the show notes for today's free printable! www.handmadeceo.com

Duration:00:03:10

EP 45 How Overcoming Trauma Can Unleash Your Potential

12/9/2020
There are so many things that shape our self-doubt, one of them being past trauma. If having a mindset that keeps you from achieving your best self is the biggest obstacle you face, you'll want to hear this amazing story. Today's guest shares how she overcame her past trauma and mindset to create the life she always wanted. Show Notes: www.handmadeceo.com

Duration:00:24:40

Ep 44 Talking Hashtag Strategy with Paulina Masson

12/2/2020
Today's episode is full of great tips with a much-appreciated dose of honesty. Paulina shares her success story in selling her business for seven figures, just three years after she had created it. We talk about everything from being productive to ways to keep the so-called work-life balance in check! She also includes a valuable pricing tip at the very end. So, if you're looking for inspiration to keep your small business journey on the right path, you've come to the right place! Paulina...

Duration:00:32:59

Ep 43 Is Fear Holding You Back?

11/25/2020
In this episode, I wanted to focus on fear. Yup...fear! c You might be thinking of finally starting that business, or maybe you're still trying to convince yourself to create a website, a podcast, or start showing your face more on social media. Whatever decision is currently on your plate, I'm sure that today's episode will shed clarity on how you can channel that fear into fueling your dreams! Show Notes: www.handmadeceo.com

Duration:00:07:28

Ep 42 Weight Loss, Purpose, and Living Younger-Angela Myers

11/18/2020
I'm so excited to share today's interview. I first saw Angela's post on Facebook in a business group. Her message was positive, encouraging, and her joy was infectious. If you've ever felt like you're not exactly where you want to be in life, take note of the tips that Angela shares in this episode. Tune in until the end to hear where you can find Angela and her life-changing services. Show Notes: www.handmadeceo.com

Duration:00:21:33

Ep 41 Creative 13 Year Old Entrepreneur - Nathan's Creative Craft

11/11/2020
Today’s episode features the youngest guest that I have ever had on the show. At just 13, Nathan created a woodworking business that he started perfecting when he was just 9 years old. Tune in until the end to hear a few important lessons learned from the ever so talented, Nathan. Show Notes: www.handmadeceo.com

Duration:00:05:16

Ep 40 How To Stand Out With SEO Expert John Vuong - Local SEO Search

11/4/2020
Today's guest is here to simplify that mysterious thing we call SEO. In simple terms, it means search engine optimization, but what was never clear to me in the past became crystal clear in this interview. If you're thinking of hiring someone to optimize your site, or maybe you'll go at it alone, be sure to listen to John's tips to be certain that you're getting the results you want. Visit the show notes for John's special offer. Show Notes: www.handmadeceo.com

Duration:00:20:09

Ep 39 - 9 Simple Steps to Start Your Small Business

10/28/2020
Do you know what steps you NEED to take to start your small business? When I first started my business, it felt more like a happy accident. I enjoyed selling my jewelry in person but knew I would soon be transitioning to an online business. I had a lot of learning to do along the way, and today I'll share some steps that you can take to be sure that your online shop starts off on the right foot! Visit the show notes for a free printable list. Show Notes: www.handmadeceo.com

Duration:00:07:00

Ep 38 Veteran Discovers Hidden Talent-Spencers Custom Wood

10/21/2020
Thank you for tuning in to episode 38! As we start to inch our way closer and closer to the holidays, you'll be glad that I shared today's guest with you. Sidney is a talented woodworker, and in this episode, he shares his transition into small business. I love Sidney's practical tips for small business owners and, most importantly, the passion that he has for his craft. Stay tuned in until the end to hear the offer that Sidney has for you! Show Notes: www.handmadeceo.com

Duration:00:13:55

Ep 37 - 7 Etsy Tips I Wish I Knew Sooner

10/14/2020
If you've been putting off the opening of your shop, let me inspire you with seven tips- that I sure wish I knew a lot sooner! I'll also have a printable available for you in the show notes as well as a link to 40 free listings, so really, there is no excuse for you not to start today! Show Notes: www.handmadeceo.com

Duration:00:07:44

Ep 36 The Art of Learning With YouTube - Baby Bella Art

10/7/2020
If you’ve been plagued with reasons why you can’t start your small business, you’ll love the reality check that this episode has to offer. Cinthya from Baby Bella Art not only started her small business while working a demanding job, but she was also pregnant! Now two years later she talks to us about her thriving Etsy business and her new adventure on Amazon. Check the show notes for 10% off at Baby Bella Art Show Notes: Ep 36-Baby Bella Art Show Notes

Duration:00:15:41

Ep 35 The Truth Behind Luck

9/30/2020
Have you ever looked at someone and thought...My God, they are so lucky? It is so easy to see someone's success as luck, but it's essential to realize that what you're looking at isn't luck at all! Let's dive into the importance of reframing what you perceive to be luck! Visit the show notes for offers & coupons- www.handmadeceo.com

Duration:00:09:42

Ep 34 From Local Shows to QVC-The Vintage Sparrow

9/23/2020
I just know you’ll love today’s guest Annie. Her story is not only inspiring, but it’s also a testament in trusting God and the power of faith. If you've ever struggled to find your path, you'll find comfort and inspiration in Annie's journey. Be sure to visit the show notes for 20% off of your purchase at The Vintage Sparrow. Show Notes: www.handmadeceo.com

Duration:00:22:35

Ep 33 Crafting a Career Centered Around Your Passion-Cynthia Treen Studio

9/16/2020
Although Cynthia’s creative talents stretch far and wide, she has developed an incredible business centered around bringing others joy. Through whimsical kits featuring the cutest stuffed animals, I'm sure you'll fall in love too. It’s impossible to visit her site and not smile. You need to promise to check the show notes on this episode! Cynthia is offering 15% off of your purchase at her Etsy shop. Visit the show notes for the link. Show Notes: www.handmadeceo.com www.marialaurin.com

Duration:00:26:51