Six Success Tips for Sewing Businesses

| January 16, 2018

1) Find Your Niche Some people think that focusing on a niche is thinking too small, but having a niche product line is actually a wonderful thing!  If you really want to compete with Sears and Toys ‘R Us, you can do that by offering better customer service or by providing more guarantees, but it […]

Where Has The Profit Gone?

| November 21, 2017

If you are one of those who do work for customers, make things to sell at craft shows or make and sell your wares online, AND if you keep track of your expenses and income, you are probably one of many of us who are wondering……. “Where has the profit gone???” We were a vendor […]

Six Creative Marketing Techniques

| August 22, 2017

Home sewing / crafting entrepreneurs are always on the look-out for new ways to promote their products or services.  It makes no difference if your business is just a local one or an online venture, advertising is a MUST in order to keep our names in front of potential customers. Some of the following ideas […]

If It’s To Be, It’s Up To Me

| June 6, 2017

“If it’s to be, it’s up to me” is one of my favorite quotes!  I have it tacked to the wall in my office along with a few other quotes.  This is a reminder to me that it is NOT a favorite employee that’s gonna make my business what it needs to be, neither is […]

Is Your Business In A Slump?

| March 14, 2017

Nearly every business, whether brick and mortar store, online store or home business experiences a slow down or slump at certain times of the year.  Many businesses see this slow down at the beginning of the year – people are trying to figure out how to pay off those credit cards that went over the […]

Grow Your Business With Customer Service

| February 7, 2017

I’ll bet you’re wondering HOW can you grow / build a business just by giving great customer service!  Think about your customers for a minute — how do they feel about you and your customer service?  Are you quick to respond to them?  Do you take care of small issues before they become big problems? […]

Save Your Receipts

| January 17, 2017

Well, it’s too late to start accumulating write offs  for taxes LAST year, however there is plenty of time to think about what to keep THIS year for tax purposes. I don’t know if you will end up getting a refund of some sort or will have to pay, however the business receipts you keep […]

How To Improvise And Improve

| August 10, 2015

WOW!  What a strange title for a post!  However, I believe all of us in the sewing / crafting fields have done that very thing — just didn’t call it by those words.  Sometimes we “make do” by putting things together that weren’t called for on the pattern because we forgot to get all the […]

Write an Informational Report For Your Customers

| July 15, 2015

Now why would you want to give your customers an informational handout when you can simply talk to them when they come in to your shop? If you deal in wedding dresses, wouldn’t it be nice if you could give each customer a small booklet or leaflet explaining how to take care of the wedding […]

How To Start Your Home Business

| January 26, 2015

The goal of Sewing Business.com is to give information, tips and inspiration to those who have a small to medium size business AND for those who would like to earn a living through their own endeavors. It has come to our attention that we’ve told you how to become an expert in your field and how […]