Start a Crafts Business
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 ...
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 Get Your Handmade Business Started on Etsy
Selling handcrafted goods on Etsy could turn into a side business or even a full-time
living. But before you can worry about long-term business planning, you have to get your Etsy shop started. 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 ...
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 ...
Where Craft Show Profits are Lost
While it is an enjoyably endeavor, there are a few things you need to keep in mind when
you market and sell your crafts in order to increase your profits while you do it. Craft
show profits are left on the table in these three areas: 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 ...
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 ...
Best Position at a Craft Show
Traffic means profit, the more people you attract to your craft show booth, the
more sales you will make. So, carefully planning where you want to have your booth
set up, is nearly as important as what you have in the booth to buy. More ...
Turn Your Crafting Hobby Into an Etsy Business
Using Etsy selling platform, you can create your own online shop and sell your crafts to people
all over the world. Learn the basics of creating your own shop, making it into a business, and making it grow. More ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...