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You can start a soap business with less than 250 Dollars

You want to start a business and you have very little money or you might have enough money but do not really know how to start off. Welcome to our “Startup with less than 250 US dollars” tutorial series is for you. You can access the tutorial in my app. But in this blog article, I will summarise how to start up a soap business with little funds. Do not let money hold you back, do not let knowledge hold you back, so let’s get to it!

Soap and detergent making: I am not talking about some kind of no-fragrance soap, i am talking about luxury soap with a yummy appearance – just you cannot eat it:-).Here is are the steps that you will need to start up;

These are simple steps that will help you start off. These are just the list of the stept. In depth explanation about each step is in my tutorial.

  • Become a Guru in soap making. There are tons of material out there that can help you increase your knowledge.
  • Create a basic business plan! This is like fresh air for any business idea. You need one. I have tutorials teaching you how to create a business plan that is specific to your own business idea.
  • Develop just one soap product recipe! I am an advocate for starting with just one product. I made a mistake to start with over 12 different products and i went bankrupt with the idea. So please focus on one and become the kind in that first.
  • Purchase your major work tools! You can find a detailed list of work tools in my tutorial on this topic.
  • Source for quality raw ingredients!

More 5 steps beneath

  • Prepare a workspace at home! Remember you must not rent a space to start off. Use what you have.
  • Produce your first batch! Do not forget to test your first soap with family and friends.
  • Brand your soap product! Branding is all, check my tutorial on this topic.
  • Distribute your product! Do you want to go wholesale, B2B or B2C. These things should already be thought about in your business plan.
  • Promote your soap and start selling!

If you require consultancy for the little issues, do not forget to book one using the “Book consultancy”  menu or ask questions using the “Ask Joadre” menu from our menu list on the left. If you have a good business plan, remember we have a support network to help you fund your business idea. Feel free to contact us regarding this, but only contact us only if you have created a good business plan. No business plan, do not contact us regarding funding. I am here to help you create and build the business you have dreamt of. Connect with me on facebook and instagram. Please keep learning and demanding content, for you are the future of our continent Africa. See you soon in the next tutorial.

Cheers, Joana

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