Starting out a crafting business can be scary. Most of us start online through an Etsy shop (or something similar). A great way to gain exposure for your company is to showcase at local craft shows and fairs. Read this great article full of craft show ideas and tip for creating engaging craft show displays.
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.
This article includes a comprehensive checklist of the equipment and software you will need to create a successful and aesthetic film that will soon become one of the top craft videos on the internet. Try adding craft videos online to your blog to demonstrate your technique to your readers.
You can have the best product in the world, but if no one knows about it, you're going to be sitting with unsold product stacking up! Part of selling your work online is promoting your product and one of the best ways is to use free social media.
Doing craft shows can be fun and profitable! Thats how we got started at Land of Odds. We made up a lot of jewelry. We put together some glass covered display boxes.
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!
How does a person prepare to tape a segment for a craft TV show? Maria gives you a behind-the-scenes look.
Whether you're having trouble lighting your photos or lighting your displays at art fairs and craft shows, Maria sheds some light on solutions.
Promoting your online store and your craft product line is just as important as making the craft projects you sell. There are a few key elements to promotion, marketing, and merchandising any product that can help you. Adapt the principles of advertising to your crafts to see sales increase.
When working from home, it is easy to forget to add a little me time to your schedule. These craft business ideas will help you set aside your work for some time to retain your sanity and not burn out your interest in your craft small business.