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Nov 20, 2018

Craft Pricing Formula and Downloadable Calculator

Craft Pricing FormulaThis craft pricing formula shows you how to price your craft for profit. Plus, download a free craft pricing calculator to apply the formula to your own products.

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Nov 19, 2018

How to Price Your Products

How to Price Your ProductsHow to price your products intelligently for a profitable craft business. Learn popular theories on product pricing, and calculate retail and wholesale prices for your handmade items with a free, downloadable craft pricing calculator.

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Nov 17, 2018

Smarter Instagram Hashtags

Instagram FollowersThese 6 simple steps will help you find better hashtags for Instagram and boost your social media visibility.

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Nov 16, 2018

Get Found on Instagram Search

Instagram FollowersDevelop a better understanding of how Instagram search works, so you can boost your chances of being found and grow your presence on Instagram.

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Nov 15, 2018

Get More Instagram Followers

Instagram FollowersWant to grow your Instagram following? Here's how to get more Instagram followers without using spammy tricks that could put your account at risk.

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Nov 14, 2018

Is Instagram Marketing Right For Your Business?

Instagram MarketingIs Instagram marketing really right for your craft business? Here's how to find out whether it's worth your precious and limited time to develop an engaged following on Instagram.

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Nov 13, 2018

Instagram Business Marketing

Instagram Business MarketingDiscover how to promote your business on Instagram.

Instagram marketing is a natural fit for many craft businesses. The platform is highly visual, providing excellent opportunities to show off your handmade products.

But, is Instagram marketing right for your business? And how do you get started building a presence on Instagram? That's what we'll explore this week on the Craft Business Challenge.

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Nov 02, 2018

Retail Market Trends - Christmas Holiday Shopping Data and Predictions for 2018

Sell More Crafts this ChristmasA study of retail market trends shows you when shoppers plan to start their holiday shopping. Discover the biggest in-store and online retail days, so you can plan your promotions in time to sell more crafts this Christmas season.

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Oct 30, 2018

Holiday Retail Industry Trends 2018

Retail Industry TrendsThis week, I've spent hours working through holiday retail sales statistics so you don't have to. Want to know what Christmas shoppers are looking for in 2018, so you can market your products more effectively? It's all right here...

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Oct 24, 2018

Best Selling Christmas Crafts

Best Selling Christmas CraftsHow do you find out what will be the best selling Christmas crafts this year? There's limited data published on the craft industry. There's definitely no information specifically about holiday craft sales.

We need to use some research and ingenuity to determine what customers are looking for this holiday season. Retail holiday shopping surveys and trend predictions provide plenty of useable information craft professionals can apply to holiday sales strategies.

I've spent hours pouring over holiday shopper surveys and statistics so you don't have to. Find out what shoppers are looking for this holiday season.

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Oct 11, 2018

DIY Halloween Costumes

DIY Halloween CostumesTime for some fun with 50+ DIY Halloween costumes from fabulous designers on Etsy. Get yourself, your kids, and even you dog and cat ready to trick or treating with these clever costumes to sew, knit, or crochet.

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Oct 01, 2018

More Christmas Craft Fair Ideas!

Holiday Bazaar DisplaysHere are even more photos featuring craft booths at Christmas shows. Get your own display ready for the busy holiday season with these ideas.

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Oct 01, 2018

Christmas Craft Fair Ideas

Christmas Craft Fair IdeasChristmas craft show season is almost upon us. Don't worry! You still have time to get your booth ready for the holiday season. Here are plenty of photos of craft booths at Christmas shows to help you spruce up your own display.

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Sep 28, 2018

Christmas Craft Fair Displays

Christmas Craft Fair Ideas10 photos of craft booths all dressed up for Christmas. Whether you want to add a full-sized tree, or just a little garland to your booth, you'll find ideas for decorating your own display for the holiday season here.

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Sep 26, 2018

Sewing Booth Ideas for Craft Shows With 3 Fantastic Photos

Sewing Booth DisplayI have 3 fantastic new sewing booth photos thanks to reader, Theresa, from Seams Like Monet. Theresa has generously has shared 3 photos of her gorgeous sewing booth. Plus, she describes the decisions she made to create a craft booth that is both attractive and functional.

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Sep 19, 2018

Pottery on Display

Pottery on DisplayCheck out this pottery on display. Plenty of photos to help you plan your own craft booth. Click the link below to see all 6 photos.

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Sep 17, 2018

Get Ready for Christmas Craft Show Season

Get Ready for Christmas Craft Show SeasonGet ready for Christmas craft shows with gorgeous holiday display ideas and printable signs for your Christmas craft booth.

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Sep 14, 2018

Email Marketing Basics for Your Craft Business

Email Marketing Basics for Your Craft BusinessEmail marketing basics series for craft business owners shows you how to build a newsletter mailing list that can boost your sales and give you an advantage over your competition.

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Sep 14, 2018

Email Marketing Basics for Your Craft Business

Email Marketing Basics for Your Craft BusinessEmail marketing basics series for craft business owners shows you how to build a newsletter mailing list that can boost your sales and give you an advantage over your competition.

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Sep 12, 2018

Pottery Displays

Pottery Displays6 photos of pottery displays showcasing a variety of styles from elegant to casual.

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Sep 10, 2018

Email Marketing for Beginners

Email Marketing for BeginnersThis week on the Craft Business Challenge: Learn how to start a business newsletter and promote your creative business with email marketing. Plus, discover how to protect your business name online.

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Sep 06, 2018

Soap Display Pictures

Soap and Jewelry Booth Displays5 fantastic photos of soap displays showing clever solutions for displaying handmade soap at craft shows.

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Sep 04, 2018

Soap and Jewelry Booth Displays

Soap and Jewelry Booth DisplaysThis week on the Craft Business Challenge: Loads of soap & jewelry booth displays, plus portable shelves for your craft booth.

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Aug 29, 2018

Jewelry Booth Display Ideas

Jewelry Booth Display IdeasThere are plenty of jewelry display ideas you can take away from this booth. Check out 4 photos of a marvellous booth at an outdoor show.

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Aug 27, 2018

Portable Displays for Craft Shows

Portable Displays for Craft ShowsThis week on the craft business challenge: Reduce the risk of theft at craft shows with an efficient booth design, plus 14 retail display ideas that can be translated into portable craft booth designs.

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