Turning a Hobby Into an Online Business - with Caron Petsch, What Caron Made
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Caron Petsch started making polymer clay jewellery towards the end of 2019. Just as she started to realise it could be a business, the UK went into lockdown. Caron shares how she started an online business and all that entailed, literally learning as she went!
I love Caron’s jewellery (I’ve treated myself to a few pairs of her earrings!) and am thrilled to share her story with you.
Listen in to hear Caron share:
An introduction to herself, her business and what she sells (1:14)
What inspired her to start making jewellery (1:49)
Transitioning from a hobby to a business (3:10)
How she balances making with running a business (5:08)
How she, and her daughter, teach themselves new skills (6:25)
Why she never considered herself as creative - and now runs a creative business (9:07)
Where she gets the inspiration for her products (11:13)
The logistics of making jewellery! (14:22)
What she loves about running her business (18:58)
Her thoughts on learning as you go (21:33)
Her number one piece of advice for other product creators (25:39)