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Getting Alternative Funding for Your Soap Company making money selling soap starting a soap business

One of the most common emails I get in my inbox is along the lines of "I have $50, how do I start my business?" or "I can't afford the bigger soap molds I need to increase production, help!"...

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#FM2UReads: In February, Love is in the Air - or is it? news and updates starting a soap business

Throughout 2015, I'm giving away my favorite books that have helped shape me as an entrepreneur. One lucky duck snagged REWORK in January (which I highly recommend if you missed it!), so let's hit...

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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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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.