The Basic Elements of a Business Plan

| July 31, 2012

The process of creating a business plan can be thrilling and nerve-wracking at the same time. As you work on each section, you’ll have to deal with various problems and think long and hard for alternative solutions. On the brighter side, each completed section will take you closer and closer to starting the business of [...]

5 Tips to Selling Successfully on Etsy

| July 26, 2012

Thousands and thousands of users from all around the world have been very successful at selling their handmade items on Etsy, and you can be one of them. Whether you’re selling jewelry, paper products or even furniture, here are some tips you may want to keep in mind: 1) Build your brand. One way for [...]

7 Overhead Costs to Consider When Pricing Your Products

| July 16, 2012

Overhead cost is a term referring to an operating cost of a business that isn’t directly related to the materials or labor needed to create an item. Overhead costs are generally seen as fixed expenses, and these costs will still exist, whether or not an item is created or sold. Unfortunately, overhead costs are something [...]

No Plus Size Patterns For Children Under Age 6??? Wait A Minute!!!

| July 12, 2012

While doing some research for a video we’re doing regarding our Plus Size Children patterns and classes, we found some very disturbing information.  First of all, did you know that there are NO, I repeat NO, commercial patterns or clothing for plus size, overweight or obese children under the age of 6?  Are you also [...]

Sewing Supply Gift Bags On Special Sale!

| July 11, 2012

As you have previously read and can see at PatternsThatFitYou.com our Value Packs (Sewing Supply Gift Bags) worth $50.00 and more were offered for $19.95 – WHAT A DEAL!!!   Because there has been a limited supply and we’re nearing the end of that supply, we’ve decided to give an even BETTER offer on the packages [...]

How to Minimize Distractions in Your Home Office

| July 9, 2012

Working from a home office requires a lot more self-discipline compared to working in a traditional office space. If you’re one of the thousands of people who work or run a business from home, then you too probably deal with distractions on a daily basis.  Here are some tips to help you minimize distractions in [...]

Celebrating Independence with a Saleabration Event

| July 4, 2012

We first of all want to wish all of our readers a Happy and SAFE 4th of July! Coupon Clutch.com wants to let everyone know about the biggest sale of the year – the Independence Saleabration Event!  Now through July 15, by using the promo code FIREWORK you can get $10 off a $50 order!  [...]

5 Tips for Approaching Retail Outlets and Specialty Stores

| July 2, 2012

So the months and even years of turning your idea into an actual product have finally come to fruition. You’re just about ready to start getting your product onto those store shelves, right? Have you given thought as to how to approach those specialty stores and retail outlets?  Here are some tips to keep in [...]