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How to Light Your Product Photos Like a Pro promoting your products starting a soap business

Light is the most important part of photography! It doesn't matter how spectacular your products look or how state-of-the-art your camera is; if your photography lighting is bad, your pictures are...

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How to Make Your Camera Settings Work for You promoting your products

Fiending for that fancy camera? Or have one in the closet that you never quite got the hang of? From ISO to f-stop, we are here to help you! Let's get up close and personal with your camera...

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What is the Best Camera for Product Photos? promoting your products starting a soap business

In today's world, owning a business that sells products usually means selling products online. But your customers can't snag your goodies from their screen to touch, smell, or try.  Give them...

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58 Photography Terms You Need to Know promoting your products starting a soap business

Are you ready to get in the know when it comes to photography terms? There's a lot of jargon that pops up when you are talking photography (kind of like soapmaking).  If you hire a pro...

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An Interview with River County Soapworks: How to Knock Out Obstacles & Build Your Best Biz soapmaker success stories

When Kenna tasked me with doing our Soapmaker Success Stories interviews, Robin Hertz of River County Soapworks was at the top of my list of makers to reach out to. (Y'all might remember Robin...

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How to Understand & Get the Soap Business Insurance You Need starting a soap business

There are a ton of different kinds of insurance on the market, both for you and your family as well as your business. In general, insurance is there to protect you, your assets, or your business....

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What Are the Best Soap Molds for Every Level? soap science and info starting a soap business

When you get bitten by the soapmaking bug, just about *everything* starts to look like a potential mold. However, with experience, you narrow down what kind of soap mold works best for you. Whether...

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Q+A with a CPA: How to Handle Home Business Taxes Like a Professional guest contributors making money selling soap starting a soap business

A lot of great soap companies got their start in home kitchens, spare bedrooms, and garages. And we think that's awesome! Creating great products in the comfort of your own home is totally doable....

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The Introduction of the Personal Care Products Safety Act 2019 in the United States Senate news and updates

It's been a while since our last update on cosmetics regulations reform when the Personal Care Products Safety Act in the Senate saw a hearing. Since this year marked a new session of Congress, we...

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It's not enough to be "not racist."

We must do better.

We must be actively anti-racist in our professional and personal lives to change how society works. Black soapmakers, Indigenuous soapmakers, and soapmakers of color deserve an equal opportunity to live freely, make money, and follow their dreams. Read our anti-racism pledge, see what we are doing, & find out how you can join us in closing the gap.

Learn more about our commitment to anti-racism in business.