Start a Crafts Business
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 ...
Spice Up Your Craft Show Booth
You need to use your imagination, and you also need to use a little bit of creativity and
marketing savvy in order to get those valued customers to open up their wallets and purses
in your craft show booth. Here are four ideas for displaying crafts in order to attract more sales. More ...
Hiring for Your Craft Show Business
If you feel you need employees as your craft show business grows, you should consult
an accountant or the Small Business Administration for all the regulations. These might
involve registering with the Department of Labor, applying for Worker's Compensation
insurance and securing an employee identification number. More ...
Turn Your Creative Hobby into a Business
In this book professional crafter Meg Mateo Ilasco offers a step-by-step guide to
everything from developing products and naming the company to writing a business
plan, applying for licenses, and paying taxes. More ...
Craft Shows - Finding One Near You
I have compiled a list of places where you can find a craft show near you. This information is
only as accurate as the last updates made to the websites I have listed, so it is always a good
idea to make a phone call or two to see if the shows in your area are still up and running. 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 ...
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 ...
Be Choosy About Your Craft Shows
You just spent $200 to secure a booth, so you need to make several sales in order to make it
worth your while. After you have been to a few craft shows, you'll probably be able to figure
out which one are worth it, and which aren't. 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 ...
Advanced Selling Tips for Crafters
I?ve learned that many people are working long and hard at their crafts, but are
still having a hard time realizing home business success. Let?s break the problems
down into two parts and then try to apply basic business solutions to each part. More ...
Best Money Making Business Ideas for Women Who Craft
If you're someone who is good at any type of craft from knitting to woodworking or from
card making to jewelry making then, let's take a look at a few of the best money-making
business ideas that can help you to earn from your craft. 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...