How to Start a Craft Business

How to Start a Craft Business

The business of making and selling handcrafted products has become extremely popular over the last few years. With the growth of online handmade marketplaces like Etsy and Not on the High Street, you could say that after decades of being seen as tacky or inferior, handmade has at last come into its own. But how [...]

How To Market a Craft Business

How To Market a Craft Business

One of the most important features of any successful craft business is a great marketing plan. How you choose to market can make or break your business. But how do you go about marketing your business? And what if you can’t afford to advertise? When I first began my craft business, I knew very little [...]

Where To Sell Your Craft Products

Where To Sell Your Craft Products

  You’ve chosen a name for your business. You’ve designed some wonderful products. Maybe you’ve even built a Facebook page and a Pinterest account especially for marketing your craft business. But how do you know where to sell your products? There’s much debate amongst craft business owners about where to sell your crafts. Some swear [...]

How Much Money Can You Make with a Craft Business?

How Much Money Can You Make with a Craft Business

So, you’ve decided to give up the rat race and start working from home running a craft business. The idea of working for yourself, creating your own hours and having a much more flexible lifestyle, is appealing to many people. But have you considered how much money you will need to make for this new [...]

What Do You Need to Know to Start a Craft Business

What Do You Need to Know to Start a Craft Business

Crafting has probably never been a more popular hobby than it is today. And running your own crafting business is often the next natural step for those who love to make things. After all, why shouldn’t you make a living doing what you love? Almost anyone can run their own craft business. But there are [...]

Costs to Start a Craft Business

costs to start a craft business

When preparing to start a new craft business, there are many important things to keep in mind. But one thing that you will want to consider fairly early in the process is the cost of starting the business. How much of a budget will you have to work with and what do you actually need [...]

Starting a Craft Business: Partner Up Or Go It Alone?

starting a craft business

There are a lot of different ways to run a craft business. Many people choose to run their business alone, as a sole trader without any employees. Other people decide to partner up with a friend or acquaintance when starting their craft business. There are some pros and cons to either way of starting your [...]

How To Make Craft Products That Stand Out From The Crowd

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The craft marketplace is saturated with handmade items from all different kinds of artists and designers. Many people are making the same types of products and even using the same patterns and materials, making it very difficult for small craft businesses to succeed at standing out. I’ve been running my own craft business for about [...]

How to Take High Quality Photos That Will Sell Your Crafts

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One of the most important things I have learned about selling crafts online is that the quality of your photos makes a huge difference. Many new craft business owners make the mistake of using lower quality photos because they are in a hurry, don’t own a good camera, or simply are not aware of how [...]

How To Become A Walking Advertisement For Your Craft Business

marketing a craft business

  “I like your shirt. Where did you get it?” We’ve all heard something like this before. It’s nice to have someone admire something we’re wearing that we made with our own hands. It makes us feel good about ourselves. But have you thought about how your answer to this question is an advertisement for [...]