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Starting, running, and growing a candle business is hard. Hot Throw is a show with common scents advice for candle makers and small businesses. If you want to learn how to start, run, and grow your own candle making business this is the show for you! Join Alex Lutz and other candle business owners as they share their knowledge of how to make candles, how to start a candle making business, business tips, time saving techniques, motivation, and even how to introduce new products beyond candles like soap, balm, butters, and more! Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/hotthrow/support

Hot Throw Alex L.

    • Business
    • 4.7 • 14 Ratings

Starting, running, and growing a candle business is hard. Hot Throw is a show with common scents advice for candle makers and small businesses. If you want to learn how to start, run, and grow your own candle making business this is the show for you! Join Alex Lutz and other candle business owners as they share their knowledge of how to make candles, how to start a candle making business, business tips, time saving techniques, motivation, and even how to introduce new products beyond candles like soap, balm, butters, and more! Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/hotthrow/support

    The Riches are in The Niches

    The Riches are in The Niches

    They say "The Riches are in The Niches", is that true? In this week's episode we talk about how to find your niche or target market, the reasons why you should find your niche, and how to identify your ideal customer using the PVP Index! Find your riches in your niche(s).



    Download your 20 Questions to Find Your Niche + Bonus Find Your Ideal Customer: https://hotthrow.com/20pvp



    == Contact Us! ==



    Our website: https://www.hotthrow.com



    Find us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/hotthrowpodcast/



    Become a Hottie! - Join our private FaceBook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/hotthrow


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    • 13 min
    Dealing with Burnout, also...do penguins have knees?

    Dealing with Burnout, also...do penguins have knees?

    Burnout is a very real problem for all candle makers and small business owners. In this episode we help you identify what burnout might feel like to you and give you 6 awesome tips to help you fight against burnout so you can keep kicking butt at your business!  

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    What do you do to fight against burnout?  What are some ways you like to take some time for yourself and relax?  

    == Notes ==  

    Wade @ The Black Tie Barn Candle Company is doing a giveaway for hitting 10K Subscribers on his channel! He's going to be giving away a 12 pack of our Hot Throw Custom Wick Holders check it out here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dO4R5cIb12g   

    Keep your wick straight! Check out our Hot Throw Custom Wick Holders: https://store.hotthrow.com/store/p/ht-custom-wick-md  

    == Contact Us! == 

    Our website: https://www.hotthrow.com 

    Find us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/hotthrowpodcast/ 

    Join our private FaceBook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/hotthrow


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    • 32 min
    How To Kill Your Candle Business

    How To Kill Your Candle Business

    In this episode of Hot Throw we talk about how to kill your candles business, what is marketing, shiny object syndrome, and how direct response marketing can help your business! 

    Candle Maker Freebie! 

    Beginner Candle Maker Checklist - https://hotthrow.com/beginner-checklist


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    • 16 min
    Quick Burn - A Candle Maker FaceBook Group Public Service Announcement

    Quick Burn - A Candle Maker FaceBook Group Public Service Announcement

    So you're in the FaceBook Groups, are you really GETTING and GIVING good advice? Kristina and Alex rant about some common things they've experienced in FaceBook Groups and share advice on how to be a better member of those communities.


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    • 4 min
    How to Start A Candle Business

    How to Start A Candle Business

    In this episode of Hot Throw Kristina and Alex talk about starting your candle business! They cover everything from where to start to business structure, accounting, insurance, and even a website! Our wick holders are back in stock!

    LINKS:

    Get your free Candle Business Kickstart Checklist here - https://www.hotthrow.com/kickstart

    Hot Throw Custom Wick Holders: https://store.hotthrow.com
    Google Spreadsheet (Free) - https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets
    Wave Accounting (Free) - https://www.waveapps.com/
    QuickBooks (Simple Start ~$12.50/mo) - https://quickbooks.intuit.com/

    Kristina’s Website Platform - https://squareup.com/ or https://weebly.com
    Alex’s Website Platform - https://squarespace.com
    Popular Website Platform - Shopify - https://www.shopify.com

    SOCIAL:

    FaceBook Group: https://facebook.com/groups/hotthrow
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/hotthrow
    Instagram: https://instagram.com/hotthrowpodcast

    We're always trying to improve the show and while donations aren't required, they are greatly appreciated so we can keep delivering great candle and business advice. You can support Hot Throw by visiting https://anchor.fm/hotthrow and click the Support button.


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    • 41 min
    Quick Burn: 5 Tips to Prepare for Events

    Quick Burn: 5 Tips to Prepare for Events

    In today's episode of Hot Throw Quick Burn, Kristina is sharing some good quick tips on how to prepare for in-person events with your candle business! 


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    • 3 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
14 Ratings

14 Ratings

My Soapy Neighbor ,

Informative, Humerous, Educational

I wish you would post more, you make it fun to listen to! Great for beginners, please records more frequent, give more tips and how to’s

Nannybooboobitch ,

Meh

Very basic information and boring to listen to. Most of the info is general small business related. There is barely anything given that is specific to candle making.

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