Learn How to Create a Rewarding Craft Business

Have you been dreaming of turning your talent for creating handmade treasures into a flourishing craft business?

Do you have an independent spirit, a passion for all things handmade and a desire to build a business around something you love?

Whether you create with metal, glass, leather, paint, wood, clay, textiles, paper, organic materials, or mixed media, you probably know and love your craft of choice extremely well.

But creating first-rate handmade items is just the beginning of this journey.

When most people decide they want to start selling their crafts, they quickly realize there's a whole other set of skills and knowledge required to build a successful business.

That's what I'm here to help with!

Creating effective displays - Applying to juried art shows - Choosing the right craft tent - Marketing your business - Selling online - Managing your business...

It's all right here.

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    Oct 08, 15 02:00 PM

    Big news for craft business owners from Amazon today. Handmade at Amazon is a brand new marketplace for selling handmade items. Amazon is a widely trusted online retailer with a huge customer base, a…

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  2. A New Etsy Marketing Strategy

    Oct 05, 15 01:56 PM

    Are you taking full advantage of the new Etsy affiliate program? Etsy will now pay bloggers to promote Etsy shops; which could become an excellent opportunity for shop owners to see increased sales…

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  3. Protect Your Business with an Effective Password Manager

    Oct 01, 15 02:06 PM

    Are your passwords for your important business accounts secure? If your computer automatically logs you in to accounts that are crucial to your business, do you remember the login information? Could…

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