5 Tips For Starting A Successful Diy Business (2024)

Updated: January 19th, 2023
Start A Diy Business

Want to start your own DIY business? Here are some tips you should know:

Learn more about starting a DIY business:

Where to start?

-> How much does it cost to start a DIY business?
-> Pros and cons of a DIY business

Need inspiration?

-> Other DIY business success stories
-> Examples of established DIY business
-> Marketing ideas for a DIY business
-> Diy business names
-> Diy business Instagram captions

Other resources

-> Blog post ideas for a DIY business

We've interviewed thousands of successful founders at Starter Story and asked what advice they would give to entrepreneurs who are just getting started.

Here's the best advice we discovered for starting a DIY business:

#1: Mark Tyrol, founder of Battic Door:

We chatted with with Mark, founder of Battic Door ($135K/month). In our interview, Mark says:

I have a colleague who told me “Businesses do not fail, people quit.” I decided to not quit.


I continue to work as an engineer full time, working at Battic nights and weekends. Finding time to get things done has always been challenging. But because I was earning a living working elsewhere, Battic could grow organically at its own pace.


Read the full interview ➜

#2: Robert Reno, founder of Ship Our Wedding:

We chatted with with Robert, founder of Ship Our Wedding ($6.25K/month). In our interview, Robert says:

Beat to your own drum and don’t compare yourself to others. The goal in business is to stand out. You only have one competitor in this world and that is yourself. Take the road less traveled and blaze that trail.


Automation is key to success because you can scale more quickly without stress.


We are now one of the largest DIY wedding draping suppliers in the country. What if we never took that risk?


Read the full interview ➜