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What to Do When You Attract a Herd of Copycats: Dealing with Imitation & Theft starting a soap business

You know that good ole phrase? Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery? It doesn't stop it from being downright annoying, does it?

One of the most common issues that crop up in the...

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An Unfortunate Tale of Intellectual Property Theft: How to Protect Yourself starting a soap business

Intellectual property theft is a common and unfortunate issue that online business owners deal with, and many don't know how to handle it when they come across their content (whether it's images,...

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What You Need to Know Before Starting a Soap Company with a Partner (Spouse, Sibling, Friend, etc.) starting a soap business

They say two heads are better than one, but in business, is that really true?

It's extremely common for soapmakers to consider starting a soap company with a partner - whether it's a...

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How to Get the Most Out of Soapmaking Facebook Groups promoting your products starting a soap business

The internet moves at lightning speed, and the ways to keep up to date and in tune with the soapmaking community rapidly changes. For a couple years now, soapmaking Facebook groups have...

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Productivity & Planning Picks for 2016: Planners, Workbooks, and More starting a soap business

The new year is right around the corner, and it's that time of year again: highlighting my favorite productivity & planning picks for 2016!

This year, I found a planner that I think would...

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Interview with Caron & Michelle of Two Blooms Design Studio soapmaker success stories starting a soap business

One of my favorite things about being an Indie Business Network member is connecting with other indie brands through the events (like the recent blog challenge) and Facebook group. I couldn't tell...

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Interview with Corey of Willow and Honey, Featured Soapmaker & Biz Owner soapmaker success stories starting a soap business

One of my favorite things about soapmakers is that they come to soapmaking with so many different backgrounds and experiences. Today, I wanted to chat with Corey, a talented soapmaker who is taking...

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How to Deal With Other People's Feedback and Opinions in Business starting a soap business

One of the hardest things to do when you start putting you and your business out there is to handle reviews, feedback, opinions from other people without gallons of wine or a few tears. Scratch...

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Being a Mompreneur: Why You Can't Do It All (& How to Do What You Can) starting a soap business

One of my favorite indie perfumists of many years announced yesterday that she would not be returning from her hiatus, so she could focus on raising her baby girl. Meredith acknowledged...

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The Struggle is Real: What to Do When You Don't Feel Like Doing Anything starting a soap business

As an entrepreneur, we all have those times where we don't feel like doing anything. Throw on the stresses of everyday life or a mental illness like depression or bipolar, and sometimes, you...

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Six Business Lessons My Six Year Old Helps Me Remember starting a soap business

It's not often that I get personal about my family here on Modern Soapmaking. Some of my little soapy tribe knows that I'm a mother of three (soon to be four) daughters - a six year old, a...

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12 Tips to Help Spruce Up Your Website for the Holidays branding your business promoting your products starting a soap business

With the holiday season upon us, there are plenty of things to do as a soapmaker. Between prepping for craft shows, filling orders, and nailing holiday promotions, one big part of your...

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