Ready to take your beekeeping skills to the next level? In Business with Bees provides the answers you need.
This book takes serious beekeepers past the beginning stages and learning curves and offers practical, useful advice to move your passion into a part-time or full-time career with measurable results. This beekeeping business how-to guide offers all of the in-depth advice you need, in one place.Writing a business planFinding the best sources for fundingDetermining what your facilities will be and how to acquire themGetting and installing the right equipmentCooperating with other local businessesStocking inventory and managing warehouse spaceFinding customersRaising and selling queens, packages, and nucsExpanding pollination, including contracts to protect youMaking and selling peripheral products from wax, propolis, and honeyOrganizing teaching, speaking, and planning eventsHiring and managing your growing teamPromoting your businessMeasuring your successThis book provides solutions for all your beekeeping business questions, from start to finish. With this knowledge, you can become as knowledgeable, confident, and successful in running a business as you are in beekeeping.