10 SEO Myths About Selling on Etsy

Selling your products on Etsy (or anywhere else online) depends heavily on getting found in searches. SEO (Search Engine Optimization) is about making sure your product pages have tags or keywords relevant to the problems that your product solves or its features that are popularly searched for. For example, if you make leather cases for[…]

Types of Craft Fairs, Expos and Festivals

Selling things you make at local craft fairs is a good way to start your business. You can test your products to learn how they sell. You’ll get feedback from customers to help you improve your items. I personally like to sell at craft fairs because I enjoy the interactions with customers. If I do[…]

Finding Craft Fair Listings and Show Reviews

Do you sell at craft fairs? I updated my list of craft shows, festivals and events listing services at http://craftmarketer.com/find-craft-shows/ If you are looking for shows and events to sell to, some of these services include reviews by artists who have attended. Very helpful if you visit a show yourself before signing up for a[…]

Required Licenses for a Craft Business

What are the required licenses for a craft business? At some point, your sales have grown and you are starting to wonder if you should get a business license and open a business checking account¬† Legally, you need a business license from the beginning. But as you probably know, there are many folks selling products[…]

Current Trends: Business Ideas, Products to Make and Sell

Business Ideas for Things to Make Based on Trends This article provides several tools for identifying current and upcoming trends as a resource for business ideas of things you can make and sell. Google Trends Use Google Trends to spot popular topics to design items for. For example, sports events make hot search topics. If[…]

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