6 Tips For Starting A Successful Handmade Paper Goods Business

Want to start your own handmade paper goods business? Here are 6 tips you should know.

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 handmade paper goods business:

#1: Abigail Butler, founder of Chirps & Cricket Design Studio:

We chatted with with Abigail, founder of Chirps & Cricket Design Studio ($1.1K/month). In our interview, Abigail says:

After almost four years with the company I began growing restless with a desire to challenge myself creatively and to continue to grow both as an artist and as a person.

Additionally:

Setting goals is paramount in starting a business – it provides direction, sets the stage for the larger picture, focuses you in on what is important/priority, and will motivate you!

Further:

Stay focused on your work and your goals, I’d caution against comparing yourself to others on social media, and above all, BELIEVE in yourself! You got this.

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#2: Abigail Butler, founder of Chirps & Cricket Design Studio:

We chatted with with Abigail, founder of Chirps & Cricket Design Studio ($1.1K/month). In our interview, Abigail says:

Know that doing something, every day, pushes you in the right direction, even if you don’t immediately notice it.

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#3: Jason Angelini, founder of American Bench Craft:

We chatted with with Jason, founder of American Bench Craft ($100K/month). In our interview, Jason says:

Be a forever optimist. Whatever happens, good or bad, trust that it is for a reason and keep pushing forward.

Additionally:

Don’t see setbacks or failures as roadblocks, see them as guides redirecting you down the right path.

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