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Making Money With a Home Crafts Business
Thinking of starting a home crafts business? Handmade crafts have grown in popularity because people want something different and special. Here are some great tips and ideas about turning your hobby, creativity or interest into a profitable home based business. More ...

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 ...

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 ...

Your Crafts Business - A Legal Guide
U.S. craftwork is $13 billion industry and crafts artisans now average $76,000 in annual sales. As the crafts business has increased, so have the legal and business problems. Fortunately, you now have a guide to help wind your way through the maze of legal and business rules. 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 ...

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 ...

Paying Taxes on Craft Show Sales
At the end of the year, tally up all of the revenue you made and then subtract all of the expenses - this should give you a fairly accurate amount as a netincome from your craft show business. This is the amount that you'll pay tax on. More ...

Saving Money on Craft Show Supplies
Supplies are what make a craft. Unless you are making something where you can use regular household items, or that don't need anything but the buyer to complete the sale, then supplies are going to be a major part of your crafts. 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 ...

Arts and Crafts Business Plan
The process of writing a plan is a journey that will allow you to focus and elaborate on each element resulting in a clearer business path. There is no specific right or wrong way to write a business plan but the seven key elements mentioned here will be suitable for nearly any arts and crafts business. More ...

Top Crafts People Pay Money For!
What crafter wouldn't like to know the "secret" to finding the crafts that sell? Especially the ones that sell most often, and for the highest dollar. It is a common question, and one that certainly cannot be answered easily. More ...

Online Benefits for Craft Businesses
The internet has endless benefits for craftspeople, not just as a medium for selling, but for each step that leads to sales. The fact that you're reading this shows that you already use the web for information, but have you considered the following. More ...

Turn Your Crafting Hobby into a Home Business Success
If you are a person who has creative talents and a passion for crafting, you can turn your hobby into a profitable home based business. In addition to being able to spend more time with your families, this also provides prestige, wealth, personal worth and control of your time and destiny. More ...

How to Profit from a Craft Niche
One of the things that you might consider is finding a niche for your craft. Maybe you have some expertise, skill, or interest that might be a creative tool for you to use in creating items for craft shows. Below are some hints to finding what that area might be for you: More ...