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 art 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.
Want to get started with the latest news? Here are some of the most recent articles I've written:
May 23, 14 04:36 PM
If you're selling crafts online, you need great photos, and you need to get the words just right. Here's how to write persuasively to sell more crafts.
May 16, 14 01:55 PM
Starting a home based craft business doesn't require a huge up-front investment of time and money, but if you're going to move your business forward, you will have to commit resources to growing your company. Here are some solutions I've used to find the resources necessary to commit to my business.
Apr 29, 14 10:46 AM
Here's my review of the great little book, Craft Packaging Workshop, that I picked up recently.
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