Copyright Infringement: Making Crafts to Sell from Brand Name Material

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[…]

21 Business to Business Ideas

Business to Business Ideas for Artists and Crafts Makers This article lists twenty-one business to business ideas for creating extra or full time income. For my craft business readers, the ideas for creative types may be of special interest for ways to sell things you make to businesses. Once I got started on the topic,[…]

Pinterest DIY Crafts to Make to Sell

Pinterest DIY examples of things to make and sell on this Pinterest board show some great pics of money making ideas. Visual images are more engaging than words alone. Checking out the pics of Pinterest DIY gave me tons of product ideas – from household products to simple fashion accessories.   Did you know that[…]

New Online Class: Free Motion Embroidery – Textile Necklace

Latest class brings together iconic Textile Artist with Editor of Mollie Makes The Amazings is an online craft platform where elders with a lifetime’s knowledge and experience share skills through online classes. In the light of the pension crisis and social care challenge the UK faces as an ageing society, The Amazings offers a new[…]

Found Objects: Getting Free Supplies to Make Things to Sell

Some crafters incorporate materials found freely in nature like interesting looking tree branches, sea shells, sand dollars, flowers, herbs, stones and crystals. These are often referred to as “found objects.” In my gallery, we got a lot of interest from shoppers browsing our recycled art or pieces made from “found objects.” The only cost to[…]

Craft Business Site Makeover

Craftmarketer is getting a makeover during the next few days. We’ll be adding news, articles and resources for where to sell stuff you make and ideas for growing a thriving home business. Meanwhile, to view our former craft business site map, click here.

What to Do If Your Blog Gets Hacked

I found out the hard way, that if you use WordPress, your blog is vulnerable. Awhile back, I set up a blog using the WordPress via Fantastico module in my host’s cpanel. It makes for a very easy installation.I hadn’t posted to that blog in several months and then I got an email from one[…]

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