Ultimate Small Business Guide

27 July 2022

If you’re looking to start a small business or are looking for tips to further your business, you’ve come to the right place.

From packaging to products to help you with planning, we’ve collated resources to help get you started.

New to Cricut

If you are a Cricut beginner, we recommend heading to our Ultimate Beginners Guide first, to learn about your machine, materials, and software so you can get an idea of all the incredible things you could create.

Planning a Business

So you want to start a business but don’t know where to start? The blog posts suggested below are great for those who are planning – or want to refine – what their business needs and determine what to offer. We’ve enlisted the help of several small businesses who have shared their knowledge on what you need to plan for.

Small Business Checklist with Joanne Hawker

Why every small business needs a Cricut

Understanding your Product Market with Alice Thorpe

Ask the expert- make to sell with Cricut

Six essential tips for small businesses preparing for Christmas

Cricut Autopress making customised shirts

Know what you can sell

If you are wondering what you can and can’t sell when using your Cricut Machine for products, check out our Angel Policy for guidance.

Success Stories

Nothing helps more than hearing how others made their dream of having a small business turn into real-life success. We sat down with multiple small businesses who shared their journey, from success to challenges and more.

From side hustle to a successful business with LaurelMaeArt

When you can’t find it, make it. The Story of Lemon & Bear

Combining a business with a job by The Crafty Gentlemen

Evolving a business using Cricut with Bespoke Bride

Mother and daughter’s love of Cricut leads to a successful business

Small Business Journey with PorridgeHeads

Small business product ideas Cricut

Product Ideas to Make with Cricut

Add personal touches and create unique products with your Cricut machine easily. We’ve rounded up our blogs that share ideas and inspiration for products you could make and sell.

10 Things you can make to sell with Cricut

Using Cricut to try out new products

Make to sell with Cricut

Infusible Ink coasters and bag

Preparing for Christmas

Christmas is a big deal for small businesses and the time to start planning for this year’s festive season is as soon as possible! Check out our top tips and advice on prepping for Christmas early.

Six Essential Tips for Small businesses Preparing for Christmas

Christmas in July

Silver Christmas Cricut Making

Learn more about Cricut

Cricut Learn is a great place for makers to learn all about their machines, Design Space, and materials. There are video tutorials plus free workshops you can sign up to.

We’d love to see your business and products. Tag us on Instagram @Cricut_UK and Facebook @Cricut UK, using the hashtag #CricutUK.