The Business Buzz Podcast is a short and straight to the point, 10-minute show with me, Mei Pak, around building a thriving handmade business online. My ultimate goal is to help you make a consistent income selling your handmade products. Each episode addresses one topic as it relates to handmade business and will give you actionable, practical and easy steps to starting, growing and running your successful business. This is a fresh and new podcast style based around the 80/20 Rule, delivering you no fluff, effective lessons that can make a positive impact on your business in a big way. We'll talk about social media, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, blogging, selling wholesale, doing PR and publicity, getting featured in magazines, blogs and influencers, Facebook advertising, email marketing, Shopify, Etsy, finding confidence, outsourcing and hiring help, growing and scaling up your handmade business and a whole lot more.
#42: Two Month Review: Hiring My First Customer Service Rep for My Handmade Business
Two months ago I hired my first customer service rep. It's changed my life! Here’s how.
#41: Building Resilience in Your Business Through Your Why
Knowing your why's for running your own business helps you find focus and builds up your resilience and perseverance when times get tough. What are YOUR why's?
#40: Three Top Reasons Why I Love Shopify
I've tried many platforms for selling my handmade jewelry in the last 10 years. Shopify has been the best and I regret not using them sooner. Here are my top reasons why I love them and recommend them to everyone!
#39: All About Wholesale Pricing in Your Handmade Business
What happens when someone asks you for your wholesale prices? What's the difference between wholesale and retail pricing? This episode's got your wholesale pricing questions covered!
#38: Why You Should Never Take a Break from Your Business
Taking a break from your business is one of the worst things you can do to it. Here's why you should avoid it like the plague.
#37: How to Make Passive Income in Your Handmade Business
What is passive income and is it really passive? I talk more about scaleable income and how you can create your own streams of revenue that grow without you having to do extra work!
Perfectly Sized Nuggets of Biz Wisdom!
First, I love the shorter length - I tend to unconsciously tune out when it comes to really long podcasts.
And then the information, wisdom and ideas Mei shares I've found to be so helpful/practical/applicable.
Thanks so very much for this awesome podcast!
I absolutely love this podcast!
Thanks Mei for sharing your story and business insights with the creative colony! I especially love how you deliver your tips in tiny doses per episode. It makes for the perfect pick-me-up listening experience every time. — Patrick Ng
Concise Actionable Advice
Mei offers simple and concise advice on how to increase sales in your creative business. It is great to have a short podcast with actionable advice. No long winded interviews here!
While the topics may not be on your radar, the podcast are short enough that you can listen to it and ponder whether if you think it could do something for you right now. Worst case scenario come back to it later when you are ready.