handmade crafts that sell best

Craft Trade Shows

Are Wholesale Craft Trade Shows for You? There are trade shows for almost every industry and interest group including crafts. Trade shows serve as outlets for the latest trends and designs in products and services provided to any given trade. Attendees include store buyers, interior designers, architects, museum buyers, sales reps and mail order catalog[…]

writing a story

Add Stories to Increase Your Craft Sales

People love stories. The best presenters and marketers agree that stories captivate your audience and keep them engaged. Whenever or wherever you sell crafts, consider adding stories to each piece. The longer time someone spends examining your craft item either at a craft show or online at etsy, the higher the probability the person is[…]

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Is it worth the effort to seek publicity for your craft business?

We tend to think that getting coverage by a newspaper, magazine or TV show is out of our reach. It seems like most of the news that grabs our attention is some kind of crisis or the latest celebrity couple breaking up. However, there is a whole other area of publicity appearing in the feature[…]

where to sell handmade products

Where to Sell Products You Make

Where to sell products you make? There are many places offline and online when you are looking at where to sell products you’ve produced. This article lists many types of face-to-face events for selling your art, craft or photography. You may already be aware of popular events like: Art shows Fine craft shows Country craft[…]

Monopoly game crafts to make and sell

Turning Monopoly Money Into Real Cash

Monopoly was my favorite game when I was growing up. When I was looking for artists for my craft gallery, I came across some interesting works of art that incorporated old Monopoly games. But even more intriguing was the ideas described in the video below. The hosts show how they picked up a used monopoly[…]

Document Processes – Wash, Rinse & Repeat

by Angee Robertson. A vital step in building your business foundation is documenting how certain tasks are performed whether by you or someone else. This may seem like an annoyance at first but you will thank me for it later. By completing this step, you will ensure that tasks are completed consistently and efficiently every[…]

Where to Buy Supplies Cheap for Making Stuff to Sell

Let’s say you have found stuff you want to make to sell. To be profitable, you can save money by buying your materials in bulk. Here are some sources for locating wholesalers: http://fleamarketzone.com/top-product-sources/ http://www.toptenwholesale.com http://Liquidatorsmarketplace.com Cut out the middle man by going direct to the manufacturer. Makers of craft supplies (and practically anything else made[…]

Sustainable Solutions

My problem solved through creativity and imagination By Brandy Boswell, Artist & Owner of Elegantly Haunted, www.ElegantlyHaunted.com – Hand painted Glassware for ALL Occasions!!! Today there are many ways your make your home, gift giving, and entertaining greener. One of the best methods is through purchasing products that are repurposed. However, it can be difficult[…]

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