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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  2. Test Your Craft Business Product Idea

    Dec 14, 15 02:11 PM

    Develop a prototype and test your new craft business product idea
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  3. How to Develop Winning Business Ideas

    Dec 11, 15 01:02 PM

    How to assess your ideas and choose the best business ideas for your company
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