Below is all of the great content that is included in our Business Membership! You get immediate access to all of our Maker Membership resources, too… no waiting or piecemealing your access! You get it all!
Creating a Soap and Skincare Brand PDF eBook
You too can develop a truly unique soap and skin care company! One of the best parts of handcrafted soap is having the opportunity to share your finished product with others. But for many soap makers, building a profitable business can prove daunting. That’s where business coach and soap making consultant, Benjamin Aaron, comes in! With years of experience building and branding successful soap companies, Benjamin shares the behind-the-scenes tools you need in his eBook, Creating a Soap and Skin Care Brand.
How to Teach Your Craft: Creating Revenue by Teaching Classes and Workshops PDF eBook
Whether your craft is soapmaking, painting, knitting, papermaking, pottery or cat hair weaving, YOU can make exceptional income by teaching what you know! Teaching classes is a great way to earn additional income alongside your soap business. And the best part? You get to decide your own hours, how much to charge, and how many classes to teach. You can start small (maybe one class a month) and add more classes as you feel comfortable. Learn how I created a teaching business, step-by-step, and make money teaching your own classes!
Pricing Handmade Soap for Profit: 27 Steps to Budgeting for Success PDF eBook
Learn the Key to Properly Pricing Your Handcrafted Soap! There’s no magic formula when it comes to pricing your handcrafted soap and skincare products. In fact, if you’re using a pricing formula, your approach might be too narrow! In Pricing Handmade Soap for Profit: 27 Steps to Budgeting for Success eBook, Benjamin Aaron takes the mystery out of understanding your profit margin so you can correctly price your handcrafted products.
Marketing Your Handcrafted Soap, Candle or Cosmetics Business PDF eBook
Overwhelmed with the idea of promoting your soap business on social media? In Marketing Your Handcrafted Soap, Candle or Cosmetics Business eBook, Amanda Aaron shares time saving techniques for batching and automating your social media content, allowing you to focus on doing the thing you love most – working on your craft! With input from more than 100+ soap maker business owners and 60+ unique marketing ideas to help get you creatively thinking about how YOU want to promote your business, you’ll be well on your way to marketing your unique soap brand to the world!
How to Wholesale Your Handcrafted Soap PDF eBook
In How to Wholesale Your Handcrafted Soap eBook, soaper and Business Coach, Benjamin Aaron, walks you through the steps to set up a successful wholesaling business. Learn to harness the power of goal setting, break down your true manufacturing costs, and design an effective wholesale catalog! Take your beautiful, handcrafted soap products to a broader marketplace today!
E-commerce Website in a Day eCourse
Let me guide you through the process, step-by-step, of creating your own stunning website to sell your soap, body care, or other crafted products! My goal is that after you take this course, you’ll have your website up in no time! It is so easy to do, but sometimes we just need a little guidance. Here’s what you’ll learn!
- An overview of e-commerce and what it takes to sell your products online.
- A guide to know if you’re even ready for an online shop.
- A discussion on web hosting.
- Shipping strategies so you’re not losing money!
- A step-by-step video of how to setup a Shopify store.
- A step-by-step video of how to setup a WordPress/WooCommerce store using the Divi theme.
- A checklist before you go live.
- A product list spreadsheet to help you plan and stay organized.
Creating a Wholesale Linesheet Using Canva Video eClass
Creating a wholesale program for your handcrafted soap isn’t for the faint of heart. But with the right tools, you can take your wholesale business from non-existent to thriving! In the Creating a Wholesale Linesheet eClass, business owner and avid soapmaker, Amanda Aaron, walks you through the necessary steps to creating an informative wholesale linesheet for your soap products.
Learn to Teach Soap Making Classes Video eClass
Selling your handcrafted soap can turn an enriching hobby into a business. But what happens if your soapmaking business isn’t pulling in the income you need? In the Learn to Teach Soapmaking Classes eClass, business owner and expert soapmaker, Amanda Aaron, reveals how teaching soapmaking classes can increase your revenue and take your soapmaking business to a new level of profitability!
Providing personal insight and a behind-the-scenes look at how she built her teaching empire, Amanda reveals how she executes her soapmaking classes, what equipment, molds, supplies and containers she uses, and the process and systems she implemented to create a successful business!
Soap. Brand. Launch. eCourse
Module 1: The Right Reason
In this module we’ll dive into why you want to start a business in the first place. Making money is great, but if it’s your only reason, it might not be enough. Companies that have a definitive, inspiring reason for being in the world are the ones that make it. Let’s find your why by focusing on your values, strengths and vision.
Module 2: Human Connection
In this module we focus on who you wish to connect with through your vision and values. You’ll discover who you most want to serve and what difference you can make in their lives.
Module 3: Your Fundamental Business Idea
Module 3 helps you work towards authenticating a beautiful, problem-solving soap and skin care brand. You’ll brainstorm viable business ideas that provide a solution for another human’s wants, needs, desires, frustrations and aspirations.
Module 4: Focus & Scope
In this module you’ll learn about how the size and scope of running a successful business might fit into your life. You’ll work through how much money you would like to earn, what the day-to-day of your business looks like and the amount of time, energy and responsibility you intend to have. You’ll reflect on how this is going to impact your life and the lives of your loved ones.
Module 5: Logistics & Modeling
In Module 5 you’ll learn about choosing a business model and using your strengths for success.
Module 6: Launch
Module 6 is all about setting up your business and choosing your business entity. We’ll go over EIN numbers, registrations, bank accounts and accounting.
Module 7: Manage
In Module 7 you’ll learn all about hiring employees and managing employees.
Module 8: Economies of Scale
Module 8 goes over economies of scale and helps you to get your costs down so you can make a profit.
Module 9: Good Manufacturing Practices
In this module you’ll learn about good manufacturing practices including creating batch numbers for both raw materials and finished goods, standard operating procedures and quality control.
Module 10: Inventory
Module 10 goes over the types of inventory you’ll need to take and how to keep track of things.
Module 11: Product Line
In module 11 you’ll learn about creating a product line and see how product variance is affected by revenue streams.
Module 12: Total Manufacturing Cost
This module is all about determining your manufacturing costs, down to the penny.
Module 13: Branding
Module 13 goes over branding. You’ll start by learning about market value perception. We’ll go over storytelling and why it is important that your brand has a story. You’ll form a vision statement and learn about style and voice. We’ll talk about product packaging, photography and, of course, your logo and other visual design elements for your business.
Module 14: Marketing
In this module you’ll learn about customer demographics, unique selling proposition, social media marketing, email marketing, blogging and automation and batching content.
Module 15: Wholesale
Module 15 is all about wholesale. You’ll learn how to create wholesale terms and condition. We’ll walk you through a wholesale catalog and discuss how to make the sale to a potential wholesale customer.
Module 16: Personal Development
Module 16 is a quick module on personal development. We’ll talk about self esteem and confidence!