Bookkeeping and Accounting: What’s the Difference?

When it comes to business finances, bookkeeping and accounting are at the forefront. Depending upon business size, financial roles are either combined or separated. Bookkeeping is a small but crucial function of the accounting cycle. On the flip side, accounting involves analysis, […]

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A Craft Business Owner’s Journey: Meet Chandra Chatmon

Chandra Chatmon, born and raised in Berkeley, California, is a creative businesswoman. Awaiting the interview questions, she’s posed at her computer screen with a cool, calm, and reserved demeanor. When she speaks, her voice captures attention. Her speaking is clear, firm, professional, […]

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Startup Capital: New Ways to Get Money for Your Business

Startup capital is important Going into business without startup capital is like a contractor building a house without a foundation. It’s a setup for failure. You can’t expect paying customers if you’re not willing to invest in your own endeavor. Starting a […]

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The DIY Way: Helping Women feel Healthy and Beautiful

“My goal is to help women feel confident in their own bodies and take control of their beauty routines.” DIY Beauty Make It Classy started as a natural hair and beauty blog in 2010 called, http://www.classycurlies.com created by Victoria Smith. After years […]

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Why I Chose to Pivot In My Craft Business

I’ve always prided myself on being adaptive and embracing change. That is, until last year, during the third trimester of my pregnancy, when I was faced with one of the hardest decisions ever. I realized that no matter how flexible someone is, a small part of us can be blind to making a change. Therefore, I changed directions from selling DIY jewelry kits to being a digital magazine and education platform for crafters.

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