Start a Crafts Business
Five Hobbies You Can Turn Into Craft Show Profits
Some of us don't realize the value of the hobbies we are creating. People flock to
craft shows from all over just to see and purchase many of the "hobbies" that we have.
What a great thing to be paid for what you love to do! More ...
Selling Crafts - Wholesale vs. Retail Sales
When you are selling crafts, you'll need to determine whether you plan on selling crafts
primarily on a wholesale basis, or directly to retail customers. There are pros and cons
inherent in each type of craft business, so it will be important to think through your
options and decide which approach works best for you. More ...
Copyrights, Patents and Trademarks for Selling at Craft Shows
If you've invented a unique product, you will more than likely want to protect it from
others who can create knock-offs of your craft show gem at cheaper prices. Although it may
be flattering to have created a craft item others want to duplicate, it can also be a
nightmare to see your distinctive creation on the Home Shopping Network! More ...
Creating Charming Stuffed Animals from Socks
This book shows you how to make stuffed animals from socks, which might be a great craft
item to sell on eBay or at craft fairs. More ...
How to Price Your Jewelry Designs
Pricing your jewelry designs can be tricky, especially if you design one of a kind pieces,
but it is an essential step you must take to turn your hobby into a profitable business.
Once you understand the costs of your business, and what you expect to profit from your work,
creating a formula to price your designs is a simple process. More ...
Ten Ways to Advertise your Arts/Crafts Business
This artilce descripes ten ways to advertise your arts/crafts business, from creating
your own website to placing a sign on your car, with the pros and cons of each method. More ...
Creative Ways to Sell Your Arts and Crafts
If you're the creative type, you may want to try making extra cash in the art and crafts
field. This hobby can quickly turn into a very profitable business. With today's
technology, you're able to reach a wider audience to sell your arts and crafts. More ...
Making money away from Craft Shows!
Between craft shows shows, you may decide to pursue other paths to selling your products.
Some of these are: the Internet (your own Web site or eBay), retail (your own store,
space in a gallery or retail store), wholesale (trade shows, distributors or sales reps),
trade or consumer magazine ads (extremely costly), mail order, catalogs, TV shopping
networks and home shows. More ...
How to Cut Down Your Competition When Selling Your Crafts
As a crafter and a small businessperson, you can do your own craft marketing or pay
someone to do it for you. It?s a balancing act. If you do it yourself, you must go
to shows or run your own store or website. The more time you spend doing that the
less time you can spend crafting. More ...
Creative Ways to Make Money
If you have ever wanted to use your creativity to make money, the time has never been
better. What are some of the creative ways to make money? All of these are a heck of
a lot easier if you go on the internet. Here are nine to get you started. More ...
How to Make Sales After the Craft Show
There are a number of ways that you can make sales after the craft show - from
setting up a website to setting up a weekly garage sale during the summer. We'll
take a look at four ways you can continue making a profit after the craft show closes. More ...
Capturing the Craft Show Market
Finding the right product to sell at a craft show is extremely important in finding
success on the craft show circuit. Market research is going to help you find a craft
show product that you can produce at a low enough cost to net a profit - and one
that you will enjoy making. More ...
How to Get Your Handmade Business Started on Etsy
Selling handcrafted goods on Etsy could turn into a side business or even a full-time
living. But before you can worry about long-term business planning, you have to get your Etsy shop started. More ...
Where to Sell Your Arts and Crafts Online
Selling your homemade arts and crafts online can be a way to make extra money. Here's a
list of sites where you can sell your arts and crafts online. More ...