The Sisterhood - Independent Business Network

The Sisterhood is an independent business network for work at home mums and women trading in the handmade, craft or independent children’s industry. On this page you will find expert advice, business articles, hints and tips, inspirational stories and promotional ideas to help you to grow and improve your business.

We welcome contributions, so if you’d like to get involved please feel free to get in touch.

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Our monthly newsletter filled with handy business tips

Independent Business Articles

Photography… Why is it important to your business?
By Bree Johnson {Breeze Designs}

What does your logo say about you?
By Andrea Hogben {Design & PR Girl}

How to create a well-organised website
By Indiah Taylor {KID independent}

Top 10 Biz Tips for Online Newbies
An awesome article published on Design*Sponge

How to make money on Etsy
An insightful article published on Inc.

Indie, Handmade Business Resources

Indie Business Tips and Tools
A great resource from the Indie Pretty Projects Blog

The Contemporary Handmade Alliance
Heaps of useful tips for handmade designers

Handmade Advertising and Marketing Ideas
Tips for how to promote your handmade store

Sellers Assisting Sellers Blog
A group of mentors who can help with all things Etsy

The Indie Business Blog
Blog by Donna Maria, indie business expert and advocate

Makery
A blog and forum for indie artists

Graphic Design Resources for Small Businesses

COLOUR Lovers
Colour palettes, patterns and trends

The Die Line
An awesome place for packaging design inspiration

IAZA
Free online image conversion tool, make animated banners

Pixel by Pixel
Affordable photo restoration and retouching

Design & PR Girl
Boutique graphic, web design + marketing

Business Tips and Hints for Small Businesses

Business Tips for Indie Designers and Stores
Useful info to grow your business

Skout Trade Fair
Online business network for the kids industry


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