Making a Business from Being Boss is a podcast about starting a business from scratch. Follow along as Emily, co-host of Being Boss, launches her new maker and retail business and shares the struggles and strategies, tools and tactics that she's using to make it work.
S3 E14: Full of Sh*t
Almanac Supply Co is officially three years old, and Emily is reflecting on how the business has grown from its humble beginnings, how she felt the need to prove that she's not full of shit, and the tactics that she has picked up on along the way to...
Making a Business Season 3 Trailer
Making a Business is back for season 3. Now airing exclusively in the Being Boss Community. Find out more and tune in by going to beingboss.club/community
S2 E6: Building a Brand
You know we love a good brand story, and as it turns out, a solid brand is probably the number 1 piece of the puzzle that’s lending to the success of Almanac Supply Co. So in this episode of Making a Business, we're digging into how Emily has established a brand for her business—what this means for her personal brand, how she's gathered community around it, and the importance of maintaining professionalism while still being personable as a retail business owner.
S2 E5: The Dark Side of Product Business
Okay, so if you think building a product-based business sounds super dreamy, we're here to get real and talk about the darker side of product and retail business. In this episode of Making a Business, we're digging into consumerism, waste, and the ever-lurking copycat.
S2 E4: Sourcing + Curating Products
When you're a product-based business, one of the biggest hurdles is sourcing materials and managing stock and inventory. In today's Making a Business episode, we're digging into what you need to consider when searching for a source for your raw materials, curating a shop and selling other makers' goods, and ordering and maintaining stock as a business owner.
S2 E3: Growth Opportunities
Even if you have a physical, product-based business, it's important to play the online marketing game. So in today's Making a Business episode, we're talking about how Emily is using social media and email marketing to grow her business while still focusing on building relationships and seeking avenues of growth offline.