In order to make your craft business successful, no matter what kind of business you are running, you need customers or an audience. To attract people, you need to get the word out. This part of networking is easy and should cost you little to nothing.
Sold items from your online store will need to be shipped to the buyer. Have a plan before your open your online store. Maria Nerius gives you some topics to consider in this great article about maintaining your online craft store and shipping your crafts.
Whether youve been in business less than a year or 30 years, saving money is always important for a successful bottom line. Saving money means you need to compare prices, services, and products carefully to get the most out of each dollar.
An open house is one of the ways that you can earn money to offset your craft habit or earn some extra income for your household. Many crafters would like to sell items they make. Here's a guide to hosting an open house.
If something's not selling, do you assume it's not popular? Or is it possible that no one knew what it was! Maria shares signage suggestions.
What's an original design? How do I know if I've violated copyright laws or infringed on someone's copyright? How do I make sure what I've created is original? Maria addresses these topics in this article about original designs.
Live and learn.Thats the nature of life, and thats the nature of business.
Whether you're having trouble lighting your photos or lighting your displays at art fairs and craft shows, Maria sheds some light on solutions.
Every business has competitors, its a fact of life, but you can transform yours into a business advantage by knowing more about their businesses.
Learn how to sell your craft designs in this great article by Maria Nerius, FaveCrafts' resident craft expert. She details the basics of how to sell designs and patterns for publication in magazines, on websites and more!