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

Craft Show Items - Patents and Trademarks
A patent differs from a copyright in that it affords you the exclusive right to make, use or sell your craft show item and excludes others from doing so without your permission, while a copyright prevents others only from copying your designs. 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 ...

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 ...

Small Things That Make Craft Show Profits Bigger
The small things related to craft show booth, the appearance of the staff inside the booth, and how you interact with customers all has something to do with the overall success of the sales at your craft show. More ...

How to Make Glycerin Soap
Most commercial soaps contain dyes, artificial fragrances, preservatives, and other chemicals, including pesticides. These chemicals can cause inflammation of the skin that produces redness, rashes scaling, itching, and tiny fluid-filled blisters. That's why many people want to control the ingredients in their soap by making their own organic glycerin soap. 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 ...

Using Artistic Flair For Your Craft Show Crafts
A large market exists for the artist with the right flair and the eye for what appeals to today's craft show goer. Here are a few ideas to help you succeed selling your masterpieces at craft shows. More ...

Craft Show Tax Season
With a little creativity and stellar bookkeeping, you can make the job of figuring out taxes a whole lot easier. Here are a few tips to make the tax process easier, and a couple of ways you might consider to save some money in the end: 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Sell Your Crafts - List of Online Selling Venues
There are so many places online to sell your crafts. The problem is you either don't know what they are, who they are, or more importantly where they are. I've compiled a list of just a handful. I hope these help you on your journey to being a successful crafter AND seller. More ...