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#FM2UReads: January is All About Reworking Your Biz news and updates starting a soap business

To celebrate your awesomeness in 2015, I have a series of #FM2UReads planned throughout the year. These are some of my favorite business books of all time, and you'll get the chance to snag them....

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Improve Your Productivity in 2015 The Old Fashioned Way starting a soap business

Everyone knows I'm a tech geek, but there is one way I still revert back to the old fashioned ways of pen and paper: planning.

Since the new year is right around the corner, I wanted to share my...

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Watermarks: Should You Use Them to Prevent Image Theft? promoting your products starting a soap business

I've recently spoken about what is legal and illegal when it comes to content found on the web, but I wanted to dive into this more with a specific talk about images and watermarks.

I've seen a...

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The Importance of Stellar Product Photography (& Why You CAN Totally DIY) promoting your products starting a soap business

Unless you are selling your products in person, 24/7, 365 days a year, your product photography impacts your bottom line every single day.  They say a picture is worth a thousand words,...

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12 Common Photography Mistakes That Might Be Costing You Sales promoting your products starting a soap business

When it comes to running an indie biz, we become accustomed to wearing many hats - accountant, sales rep, copywriter, etc. It's hard to be completely awesome at every aspect of biz, but some...

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Indie Business Network: Why I Love Being an Indie Girl starting a soap business

Recently, I talked a little bit about why you need product liability insurance before you start selling or giving away your soap, and I just knew I needed to catch up with the Handcrafted...

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Handcrafted Soap & Cosmetic Guild: Finding Like-Minded Peers starting a soap business

Recently, I talked a little bit about why you need product liability insurance before you start selling or giving away your soap, and I just knew I needed to catch up with the Handcrafted Soap...

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Why You Absolutely Need Insurance Before You Sell a Single Bar of Soap starting a soap business

Some of the most common questions I get via my contact form here on Modern Soapmaking are:

  • Why do I need insurance to sell my soap?
  • Do I really need insurance before I start my soap...
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DIY Design: What's the difference between RGB and CMYK? branding your business starting a soap business

If you choose to DIY your design or hire a graphic designer, you might be a little confused about print and web specifications.

When it comes to design, there are many different color...

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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.