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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 ...

Craft Show Merchant Accounts
There is a much easier way to set up a merchant account in today's technological world. It's easy, it's inexpensive, and there are a number of providers out there willing to tailor a package that works with your business. More ...

How to Open a Shop on CafePress Step-by-Step
CafePress is an Internet business that provides you the opportunity to set up your own online storefront. You provide your own designs to put on the products that CafePress provides you. When they sell, you and CafePress both earn money. More ...

Mixing Crafts at a Craft Show
Here are four ways you can mix the crafts in your craft show booth and add a little variety to your business: 1. Open a seasonal booth ... 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 ...

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 ...

Making a Profit Selling Your Ceramic Crafts
Creating and selling handmade ceramic articles have become a very profitable business venture in recent times. This is mainly due to the demands of the consumers who mostly seek after handmade and unique items to adorn their homes and work places. 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 ...

Which Craft Shows Do I Choose?
Various factors will affect your decision, such as the type of craft show, the types of products at the show, the types of customers the show attracts, how vendors are selected, the type of promoter in charge of the show, where the craft show is located, the costs to enter and probably a few more. More ...

How To Start Your Own Successful Crafts Business
Are you intrigued by the idea of starting a profitable business, doing what you love to do? Many people all over the world are earning great income by selling crafts that they make. You too can turn your crafts into a full time or supplemental income. More ...

Thinking of Starting an Arts and Crafts Business?
It seems to me that now may be the best time to start planning and developing your own Arts and Crafts Business. A lot of people are searching for ways to supplement their income. Selling your own handmade products may be a great way of earning an income and working for yourself. More ...

Sewing to Sell
Turn your passion for sewing into a successful home business. Hands on guide shows you how. More ...

Making a Living in Crafts
Artisans who want to turn their passion into profit need look no further: with a combination of inspiration and practical knowledge - plus hundreds of images - this comprehensive guide offers the most solid and current information on the crafting business. 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 ...