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.
Live and learn.Thats the nature of life, and thats the nature of business.
Less is more. The more you have to do the more stressed you are. Learn to do less and love more. Craft and keep yourself busy. Using recyclables in your home makes things a lot easier as well.
Whether you're having trouble lighting your photos or lighting your displays at art fairs and craft shows, Maria sheds some light on solutions.
Maria continues to get questions about copyright infringement issues or just questions about copyrights and crafting in general. She answers the most frequent questions to clear up confusion.
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.
I could go on about search engine optimization, or how to take better pictures, or go into the whole philosophy of Winnie the Pooh, but this is easier, more basic, and I believe more necessary. Check out these craft business ideas and tips to widen your audience.
Preparing to attend a tradeshow can get overwhelming. You have travel arrangements, making sure everything at home and work can survive with your absence, and what the heck to do first once you arrive.
Every business has competitors, its a fact of life, but you can transform yours into a business advantage by knowing more about their businesses.
This handout was part of a presentation at the Summer 2010 CHA tradeshow in Chicago. Read tips on how to survive as a creative business owner.