Craft, Inc.: Turn Your Creative Hobby into a Business A step-by-step guide to everything from developing products and naming the company to writing a business plan, applying for licenses, and paying taxes. Chapters on sales, marketing, trade shows, and publicity round out the mix.
The Creative Professional’s Guide to Money: How to Think About [...]
I have been selling my handwoven items for some time now online. I have a website where I display some of my products and this continues to be an effective method of selling for me.
I realize that as crafters/weavers/handspinners, many of us are looking for alternate ways to sell our work, in addition [...]
I have recently become more active in promoting my hand crafted products and am using the online shops of Etsy and Folksy.
I have had Etsy and Folksy shops for some time now, but didn’t have a lot of products displayed on them, partly because I have also been working at a ‘real job’ [...]
Some tips on attending a craft show [...]
Product Labelling for Crafts, what you need to know [...]
Even though you may not be a weaver by profession at some point someone will ask if you are willing to sell your work. How much do you charge? How do you determine a reasonable price that will cover your costs and hopefully give you a bit of profit for your effort as well?
Resources and business information for the artist and craft person [...]
Working from home – a day in the life of an artisan weaver [...]