12 episodes

Welcome to A Makers Tale, where we're all about lathering up on inspiration and getting bubbly with business knowledge. Hosted by Zakia Ringgold, owner of Live Soap School and Byzakia, join us as we dive into the sudsy world of soap making and Handmade entrepreneurship. Each episode, we'll sit down with a maker and hear their unique story of how they got started, the challenges they faced, and the lessons they learned along the way. From traditional soap makers to modern day artisans, our guests come from all backgrounds and industries, but they all have one thing in common: a passion and a drive to succeed. Each episode will leave you feeling refreshed and rejuvenated with tips and insights to help you on your own business journey. So, come on in and join us as we make a clean break into the world of entrepreneurship from a Makers point of view.

Soap Makers Tale Live Soap School

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    • 5.0 • 8 Ratings

Welcome to A Makers Tale, where we're all about lathering up on inspiration and getting bubbly with business knowledge. Hosted by Zakia Ringgold, owner of Live Soap School and Byzakia, join us as we dive into the sudsy world of soap making and Handmade entrepreneurship. Each episode, we'll sit down with a maker and hear their unique story of how they got started, the challenges they faced, and the lessons they learned along the way. From traditional soap makers to modern day artisans, our guests come from all backgrounds and industries, but they all have one thing in common: a passion and a drive to succeed. Each episode will leave you feeling refreshed and rejuvenated with tips and insights to help you on your own business journey. So, come on in and join us as we make a clean break into the world of entrepreneurship from a Makers point of view.

    Soap, Sales, and Surprises: Christmas Village and Market Insights

    Soap, Sales, and Surprises: Christmas Village and Market Insights

    Join me for a wild ride at Philly's Christmas Village as I sell soap amidst the holiday cheer. It wasn't easy, but I picked up some valuable lessons that could help you, whether you're a creator or just love holiday markets. Sit tight and hear how I turned chaos into useful tips for anyone hustling in a marketplace.

    • 13 min
    The Maker's Mindset: Interview with Cynthia Hill

    The Maker's Mindset: Interview with Cynthia Hill

    In this episode, we sit down with Cynthia Hill owner of Third Day Soap, Garden and Wellness, a 20-year-old business that has its roots in grief therapy. Hear how she turned her passion for traditional soap making methods into a successful business and how she used the power of mindset to overcome the challenges along the way. From unlocking her hidden skills to creating a line of all-natural, handmade soaps and herbal skincare, this maker's story is sure to inspire and motivate. Join us as we delve into the journey of turning trials into triumph and discover the secrets to building a successful business that stands the test of time.

    • 18 min
    Overcoming Challenges and Planning in Business Interview with Nabila Brabez

    Overcoming Challenges and Planning in Business Interview with Nabila Brabez

    Nabila Brabez of Lancolia joins us for this weeks episode of A Makers Tale and shares how planning and continuous learning help her to grow in business. She also shares her insights on whether or not you should quit your job to chase your passion. Show notes are available at https://livesoapschool.com/podcast

    • 18 min
    Commit to Learning to Grow as a Maker Interview with Scott Elgart

    Commit to Learning to Grow as a Maker Interview with Scott Elgart

    Scott Elgart got started making soap with videos and a kit. He decided to learn the process to ensure he could create his own line of products. Listen in as he discusses how he found soap making, challenges and how he stays motivated to grow his handmade business.

    • 14 min
    How to Overcome Challenges in Business Interview with Emely Bonife

    How to Overcome Challenges in Business Interview with Emely Bonife

    Emely joins us to share her Makers Tale and insights on how overcoming fear by taking action can lead to success in business. Listen in to learn how action fuels results.

    • 25 min
    Making Soap while Broadcasting LIVE - My Story

    Making Soap while Broadcasting LIVE - My Story

    Listen in to this podcast which was recorded 4 years ago. Learn how live streaming, taking a walk and intentions were the fuel to start and grow a handmade soap business while broadcasting live.

    • 22 min

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