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How to Sell your Work on Etsy

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’ […]

How to Market Crafts Online

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 […]

Craft Business Books

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 […]

Exhibiting at a craft show

Some tips on attending a craft show […]

Product Labelling for Crafts

Product Labelling for Crafts, what you need to know […]

Pricing Handwovens and Handspun Products

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?


Arts & Crafts Business Information

Resources and business information for the artist and craft person […]

A Day in the Life of an Artisan Weaver

Working from home – a day in the life of an artisan weaver […]

This page last edited on June 10, 2013


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