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[…]
What is selling online is one of those questions that if we knew the answer, we could really cash in, right? Yes, no, maybe. Fads come and go. What is selling online today may not be so hot in a few months. The real question to ask is how to make your items stand out[…]
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[…]
You’ve probably heard of billion dollar businesses that originated out of someone’s garage. Amazon.com began in Jeff Bezos garage. Amway, Apple, Disney, Google, Mattel, Microsoft, Dell and Nike all started from their founder’s homes. But how often do you hear about successful handmade businesses and how they scaled their small start up into global success? I[…]
DIY Project Ideas for Making Stuff to Sell on Etsy and Elsewhere Kind of silly video but some good ideas for easy do it yourself business ideas to make stuff to sell.
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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[…]
Got an email from a long-time eBay seller who makes her crafts using material from a major brand name company. Apparently, the company is forcing her to discontinue making her crafts with their stuff. Unfortunately, many crafters are under the impression they have the right to use brand name materials when making their crafts to[…]