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Turning your Hobby into Cash – Part 10

 We hope you’ve been enjoying our Friday guest post series on how to turn a hobby into a business.  This week’s comes from Maria Ingram on her handicrafts business. 1) What is your hobby? My hobby is anything handicrafts based, such as sewing, knitting, embroidery etc. But for the most part it’s crochet based. 2) Was this a hobby you

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Turning your Hobby into Cash – Part 9

We are now up to part 9 in our guest post series on turning your hobby into cash. This week’s is provided by Alice from ‘Alice’s studio’ a hub for creative start-ups… 1) What is your hobby? I have many!! But for the purposes of this interview I’ll focus on Alice’s Studio – my blog that offers support to anyone

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Turning your hobby into cash – Part 8

We hope you’ve been enjoying our weekly series on ‘Turning your hobby into cash’.  Today is part 8 and is provided by Fiona Lewis who turned her creative hobbies into businesses. 1) What is your hobby? Making jewellery, using sterling silver and semi-precious stones, pearls and glass beads. I also knit, sew, and crochet, but not to sell! 2) Was

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Turning your hobby into cash – Part 7

Welcome to part 7 in our series of inspiring mums who have turned their hobby into a business.  Today Carol Smith tells us how an idea to log her journey with her baby daughter became a successful business for her. 1) What is your hobby? Blogging 2) Was this a hobby you started when you became a mother or something

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Turning your hobby into Cash – Part 6

Part 6 in our series on turning your hobby into cash is provided by Sarah Mitchell who actually attended one of our MTAM courses last year.  It is fantastic to see a busy mum grow her ideas into businesses before our eyes.  We’re sure you’ll find it hugely inspirational. 1)      What is your hobby? Building websites.  I have four so

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Turning your hobby into Cash – Part 5

We’re now up to part 5 in our series about mums that have made money from their hobbies.  Today’s post is provided by Chelle McCann from Social Sparkle… 1) What is your hobby? Blogging, tweeting – love anything social media 2) Was this a hobby you started when you became a mother or something you have always done? It started

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Turning your hobby into cash – Part 4

Today’s guest post is part 4 in our series on monetising your hobby.  It is provided by  Hannah Ablett from Fairyknowz. 1) What is your hobby? I make cuddly toys called ‘Poplins’. I’m not really sure if I would have called it a hobby, I’m not sure I had time for a hobby. I’ve always loved design and making things

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Turning your hobby into cash: Part 3

We’re now well into our new blog series about monetising your hobby. (Part two here).  Today we have the third in the series. Gemma used her background in fashion and love for all things creative to turn her hobbies into a business after she became a mum. 1) What is your hobby? Since being a young teenager I’ve always loved

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Turning your hobby into cash: Part 2

Last week we started our new blog series about monetising your hobby. (Part one here).  Today we have the second in series.  Julia has just started turning a fun hobby into something to make her a bit of extra money; who knows where it will lead…  1) What is your hobby? My hobby is decorating baby gros. I use new

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