14 episodes

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.

Making a Business Being Boss

    • Business
    • 4.6, 61 Ratings

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.

    Making a Business Season 3 Trailer

    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

    • 1 min
    S2 E6: Building a Brand

    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.

    • 23 min
    S2 E5: The Dark Side of Product Business

    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.

    • 21 min
    S2 E4: Sourcing + Curating Products

    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.

    • 21 min
    S2 E3: Growth Opportunities

    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.

    • 34 min
    S2 E2: The Most Important Ingredients

    S2 E2: The Most Important Ingredients

    What are the most important pieces of creating a new business? We're talking about the ingredients that make up a product business—from consistently showing up, to tracking your numbers and knowing all the math that goes into your business, to creating an incredible customer experience.

    • 16 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
61 Ratings

61 Ratings

Duck of Death ,

A bird’s eye view into starting a business.

Following Emily through the ups and downs in starting her business is a great way to learn what it takes to find success. It was great to see how she overcame the bumps in the road and gave me new ideas on how to conquer some of my own.

Curlyq4u ,

YAAAAAS!

This is exactly what I needed! This is great information for people that have a business idea and don’t know what to do with it. Thanks for letting us tag along with your journey with Almanac Supply Co.

Dirtyscribbler ,

They’ve done it again!

This series is full of useful info about starting a business of any kind. Love the way that Kathleen and Emily can give us info in manageable and relatable bites!

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