Creating an Herbal Bodycare Business

Creating an Herbal Bodycare Business


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Start a profitable company making the natural products you love. Professional soapmaker Sandy Maine shares her business-building methods and inspiring philosophy to help you turn your passion into a vocation. Taking the mystery out of entrepreneurship, Maine provides clear advice on how to develop a sound business plan, identify your client base, create attractive packaging, set prices, manage an accounting system, employ staff, and much more. Get ready to take your herbal product to the marketplace.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781580170949
Publisher: Storey Books
Publication date: 01/03/1999
Series: Making a Living Naturally Series
Pages: 160
Sales rank: 803,734
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.44(d)

About the Author

Sandy Maine founded SunFeather Natural Soap Company which she sold in 2011 and now has a new “farm to bodycare” brand called Adirondack Fragrance and Flavor Farm which specializes in locally grown raw materials for native perfumes, soaps, body care and specialty foods.  She is the author of Creating an Herbal Bodycare Business and manages her farm, is a business consultant, and over sees selected private label production projects at her facility near Parishville, NY in the Northern Adirondacks.  

Table of Contents



Introduction: The Collec tive Art of Good Living

Part I: The Creative Art of Business Philosophy

Chapter 1: creating work and culture

Chapter 2: a call to garden: growing your business

Part II: Natural Bodycare Business Owners Share Their Stories

Chapter 3: the story of sunfeather natural soap company

Chapter 4: from california to the vermont highlands

Part III: The Journey Begins

Chapter 5: dreaming and planning

Chapter 6: setting up shop

Chapter 7: building a market

Part IV: The Art of Management

Chapter 8: maintaining, growing, and sustaining your business

Conclusion: Hopes for the Future

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Appendix: A Sample Purchase Order



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