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Category: Starting a Soap Business

Ready to start a soapmaking business of your very own? These articles will get you started on the right path to success in building your soap company from the ground up. Get the lowdown on how to know if you are ready to build a soap business, what steps to take to get started, the regulations you need to follow, and the best ways to set yourself up for success!

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How to Complete Your Cosmetic Notification Forms (Canada)

Are you feeling overwhelmed at the thought of filling out your Cosmetic Notification Forms? If you’ve spent any time listening to other soapmakers going through the process, you might be. I’ve been through the process myself, so I get it. If you’ve found yourself staring at the Health Canada website with your eyes glazing over, this article is for you. Ready to break it down? Once you’ve developed your product line and know which ingredients you will be using, it’s time to submit your Cosmetic Notification Forms (CNFs) to Health Canada. You can fill out your forms up to 10

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Two Blooms Design Studio: A Follow-Up Interview with Caron & Michelle

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How to Use SEO Basics to Help People Discover Your Website

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What You Need to Get Started with Production Soapmaking

Since releasing my guide to masterbatching and production efficiency, soapmakers often ask me about specific recommendations for production soapmaking when starting a soap business. The truth …

How to Use Website Tests to See Your Website Like Your Visitors

One of the hardest truths to grasp for small business owners when it comes to websites is this ain’t about you! Instead, your focus should …

How to Create a Website Your Perfect Customer Will Love

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How to Know If You Need a New Website for Your Soap Business

Does your current website actually work for your soap business? If not, is it time to scrap it and start over with a new website? …