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Craft Kits for Kids - Your Path to Profit
It's a rainy day and the kids are terrorizing the house, looking for something to do. Why not a craft? Parents are constantly on the lookout for ways to make sure their children are entertained, and a craft kit is just the way to do it. Finding a good and affordable craft kit is where you come in. More ...

Selling Your Crafts Over the Competition
If you are planning to head to several craft shows to sell your items, there is a good chance that somewhere along the line you are going to run into someone who sells a similar craft to yours. More ...

Where Craft Show Profits are Lost
While it is an enjoyably endeavor, there are a few things you need to keep in mind when you market and sell your crafts in order to increase your profits while you do it. Craft show profits are left on the table in these three areas: More ...

How to Create Your Own Unique Painted Wine Glasses
Here is a simple, easy to follow guide onto how to create your own unique painted wine glasses. The first step you need to take to get your project going is to locate all the things you will need. 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 ...

Can Craft Show Promotion Affect Your Bottom Line?
The professional craft shows will do all they can to draw large crowds, as they know it benefits them and their vendors. Other promoters do as little as possible and rely on reputation and local promotion. More ...

How to Sell Crafts on Etsy
Do people often say about your crafts, "You should sell these on Etsy!" or "Are you on Etsy yet?" If the answer is yes, then it's time to get going and set up shop! It's easier than you think. More ...

Owning Your Own Craft Business - Is it Really Possible?
Creating and selling handmade items can be an excellent way to start your business. You can sell the unique items you make on the Internet, on eBay, on Craigslist, in a local craft store, at a craft fair or to your friends. More ...

Ten Things You Should Know Before Starting a Craft Business
It is important that you don't go into the craft business for the wrong reasons. If you are hoping to make a quick buck, then you've chosen the wrong industry! Crafters do this because it is their passion, not because they expect to make a lot of money from selling their products. More ...

Taking Credit Cards at Craft Shows
Crafters have reported in various surveys that have credit card capability has increased their sales by as much as 35 percent. Accepting credit card payments is almost a necessity today. More ...

Your Craft Show Booth - How it can make you more money!
A professional display marks you as a professional and enhances your products to promote optimum sales. Basically you want the space to be comfortable for you and customers. You want it to be inviting, making customers feel welcome enough to cross over the threshold that separates the lookers from the buyers. More ...

How to Sell Crafts Online? Stay in Touch!
It's much easier to sell your crafts to someone who has bought from you before, than it is to find a new customer. If you've got your customer's email address you can offer them similar craft items to those they've already purchased. You can keep them up to date with new craft products or services that you are offering. More ...

Production and Pricing of Craft Show Items
This is where you can really make or break your craft show career. Being able to produce quality crafts as efficiently and affordably as possible is the key to making a tidy profit from craft shows. More ...

Craft Show Booth Pizzazz - How You Can Do It!
But, some craft buyers the key to the sale might lie in the "extras" that you have in your booth. Following are four things you can do in your booth to add a little touch of perceived value to your crafts, and attract a little bit of attention to your booth in the process. More ...