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Jun 23, 2017

Benefits of Email Marketing

Benefits of Email MarketingHave you ever considered developing a newsletter for your business but wondered if it was worth your time? Here's how a newsletter can benefit your business, and why it can be well worth your time to venture into email marketing.

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Jun 22, 2017

Email Marketing Basics for Your Craft Business

Email Marketing BasicsDo you have a newsletter for your craft business? Email marketing is a simple, effective, and affordable way to promote your business. This summer, I'm sharing a nine part series on email marketing basics for craft professionals. Follow along to find out how to promote your business with a newsletter. Part one is here...

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Jun 13, 2017

Craft Business Resources for Your Online Shop

Online Craft Business ResourcesValuable and cost-effective resources to help you grow your craft business online.

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Jun 12, 2017

Selling at Small Craft Shows

Craft Show TipsWhen you're launching a craft business, doing a few small, community shows might be a good way to get a little experience under your belt. There are pros and cons to doing small shows. Here are a few things to think about to help you decide if small shows are right for your business.

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Jun 11, 2017

Why Your Craft Show Canopy Should Be White

Craft Tent Buying TipsAre you tempted to save a little money by buying a colored canopy for your craft booth? Think carefully before you spend the money. Here's why a white craft tent is the best choice for the vast majority of craft professionals who do shows.

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Jun 10, 2017

4 Enticing Craft Booths

Simple Booth DesignThese brilliant craft booths let the customer imagine how her life will be made more wonderful when she buys the product for sale. Very clever! See how it's done here.

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Jun 09, 2017

Craft Booth Design Simplicity

Simple Booth Design5 craft booths that are well planned and deceptively simple. These clever booths let the product take center stage.

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Jun 08, 2017

Set the Right Tone With Your Craft Booth

Booth IdeasDoes you craft booth set the right tone for your target customer? Find out how to create a display that sets the right mood.

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Jun 07, 2017

4 Craft Booth Layouts

Craft Booth LayoutsMost craft booth layouts can be boiled down to 4 familiar setups. Each has its own pros and cons. Which is right for you?

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Jun 07, 2017

14 Effective Craft Booths That Use Portable Shelves

Booth Display IdeasPortable shelves can be an effective, flexible part of your craft display. For your inspiration, here are 14 booths that make good use of portable shelves.

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Jun 06, 2017

Why I Chose a Caravan Canopy

Caravan Canopy ReviewIn the market for a craft tent? Here's why I chose a Caravan Canopy.

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Jun 05, 2017

Loads of Craft Show Booth Displays

Craft Business ChallengeThis week on the craft business challenge: Get your booth ready for summer shows!

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May 29, 2017

Accessories Magazine

Accessories Magazine ReviewHere's a fantastic source for accessories trend forecasting information. Find out what's going to be hot, so you can design on-trend products.

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May 28, 2017

Are You Really in Charge of Your Online Craft Business?

Online Craft BusinessWho's really in charge of your online craft business? You might be surprised to learn it's not you. Don't leave the fate of your business up to someone else's whims. Find out how to claim control of your own online business.

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May 26, 2017

Craft Fair Check List

Craft Fair Check ListGet calm and organized. This craft fair check list will help you remember everything you need to pack for your next craft show.

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May 25, 2017

11 Business Name Tips

Business Name IdeasAlthough it's possible to change your business name, it's not easy. You really want to get it right the first time. With that in mind, here are 11 tips to help you choose the right name for your craft business.

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May 24, 2017

11 Clothing Display Photos

Clothing Display IdeasI've found some fantastically beautiful and clever clothing display ideas. If you're building your own booth from scratch, or improving an existing booth, check out these 11 photos for some excellent ideas.

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May 22, 2017

Solo Build It Review - How SBI Transformed My Business

Solo Build It ReviewCraft Professional is celebrating 10+ years online. Here's how I built my online business. Plus, how to decide if taking your own business online is the right next step for your craft business.

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May 21, 2017

Craft Display Ideas

Craft Display IdeasThis week on the Craft Business Challenge - 34 craft booth photos to help you get your own booth ready for upcoming shows, booth lighting options, and how to use tent weights to secure your craft canopy.

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May 20, 2017

Food Display Ideas

Food Displays6 gorgeous food display booths at craft shows. Get inspiration to create your own booth with these pics.

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May 19, 2017

Handmade Hat Displays

Hat DisplaysI've found 10 beautiful, portable hat displays. You'll see examples of booths using gridwalls, pegboards, millinery trees, shelves, and some fantastic custom-designed stands. Plus where to find hat display stands for your own booth.

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May 18, 2017

9 Gorgeous Handbag Displays

Handbag DisplaysIf you're working on a handbag display for upcoming craft shows, you're in luck! I have 9 photos of beautiful handmade purses in portable displays.

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May 17, 2017

Light Up Your Craft Booth

Jewelry Display LightingYou know a great craft booth needs great lighting, right? Here are 7 craft booths with effective lighting solutions. Plus, where to find similar lights for your own booth.

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May 16, 2017

Craft Tent Weights Save the Day!

Craft Tent WeightsEver have your craft tent take flight in a small gust of wind? I have. That's when I learned people are serious when they tell you your tent needs to be properly weighted.

Check out these store bought and DIY options for securing your own canopy.

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May 14, 2017

Pinterest Efficiency Tips

Pinterest Efficiency TipsHere's the workflow I use to bring plenty of visitors to my website via Pinterest, without cutting into my core, focused work hours.

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