Start a Crafts Business
Sewing to Sell
Turn your passion for sewing into a successful home business. Hands on guide shows you how. More ...
Utilize a Craft and Antique Mall to Start your Business
A good place to start a craft business is by becoming a dealer at a craft and antique
store. These are similar to craft shows except they are open seven days a week, all
year around. A large selection of crafts are displayed under one roof from several dealers. More ...
Protecting Your Craft Shows Profit - Copyrighting Your Crafts
You can protect your crafts from copyright and trademark infringement. We'll discuss three
things you should know about copyrighting and trademarking - and maybe even patenting your crafts. 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 ...
Extra Profits at Your Craft Show Booth
The best way to extra profits at Your craft show booth is to have a few extras in that aren't
full crafts. What do I mean by this? Well, below are a couple of ideas. More ...
How to Reduce Craft Show Costs
It's not always easy. I think there are four main ways to reduce craft show costs
without sacrificing the quality of your craft, nor affecting the overall sales. More ...
Selling Crafts - Are You Ready to Start Your Own Home Craft Business?
The CODA reports that there are 127,000 professional craft artists in the United States, and
the average gross annual revenues for craft businesses reaches $78,000. If you are thinking
about joining the ranks of these professional craft artists, answering these questions will
to help determine if you are ready to start. 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
How to Publish Your Knitting Patterns
If you design knitting patterns or teach knitting techniques and would like to
publish your work, read on to discover the different ways you can publish, the
advantages and disadvantages of each option, and essential advice about
copyrights and how to use them. More ...
Making Rubber Stamps With Liquid Polymer
If you are interested in making rubber stamps and have investigated other rubber stamp
making methods you should seriously consider polymer stamp production as a serious option. More ...