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  Category: Articles » Articles by Author » Author: Natalie Goyette
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1.Making Money Marketing Your Crafts
Your marketing materials are a valuable and necessary part of your craft business. They create a consistent and professional image that causes an initial as well as lasting impression of both you and your craft creation. If you've ever heard the term "branding," you'll understand the need to create a ...
[Added: 08 Jan 2006   Hits: 253   Words: 441]

2.Selling Your Craft Over the Competition
If you are planning to head to several craft shows to sell your items, there is a good chance that somewhere along the line you are going to run into someone who sells a similar ...
[Added: 28 Nov 2005   Hits: 278   Words: 673]

3.Making money from Craft Show customer service!
Thrill of all thrills¡ªyou've got a potential buyer in your booth! Now what? First smile, make eye contact, greet the customer and start a simple conversation¡ªanything but, "Can I help you?" Walk the fine line between being available and being pushy. And definitely never sit in ...
[Added: 07 Nov 2005   Hits: 326   Words: 612]

4.Your Craft Show Booth - How it can make you more money!
The requirements for your booth will be spelled out in your contract for each show. This includes set up and break down times and policies to which you must adhere. In order to avoid having ...
[Added: 24 Oct 2005   Hits: 383   Words: 834]

5.Which Craft Shows Do I Choose?
Every weekend, nearly 600 craft shows take place around the U.S.¡ªthat's around 30,000 a year¡ªoffering more than 10,000 full-time craftspeople a place to sell their craft show items. According to a National Endowment for the Arts survey, ...
[Added: 17 Oct 2005   Hits: 308   Words: 460]

6.Craft Show Items - Patents and Trademarks
These are similar to, but not exactly like a copyright. In fact, a patent and trademark are a far more in-depth than a simple copyright on your craft show items. "A patent for an invention is the grant ...
[Added: 10 Oct 2005   Hits: 297   Words: 547]

7.Copyrights, Patents & Trademarks for Selling at Craft Shows
Copyrights, are common concerns for craftspeople. If you've invented a unique product, you will more than likely want to protect it from others who can create knock-offs of your craft show gem at cheaper prices. Although it may be flattering to have created a craft item others want ...
[Added: 03 Oct 2005   Hits: 338   Words: 621]

8.Hiring for Your Craft Show Business
The nature of your craft show business and your budget will determine whether or not you need others to help you with any aspect of your craft show business. Needless to say, the success of your crafts at craft shows will also ...
[Added: 26 Sep 2005   Hits: 357   Words: 477]

9.Production and Pricing of Craft Show Items
This is where you can really make or break your craft show career. Being able to produce quality crafts as efficiently and affordably as possible is the key to making a tidy profit from craft shows. How Production Evolves How you handle production ...
[Added: 01 Sep 2005   Hits: 256   Words: 722]

10.Capturing the Craft Show Market
Finding the right product to sell at a craft show is extremely important in finding success on the craft show circuit. You may already have an excellent craft product or line of products you are creating or even selling, or you may be looking ...
[Added: 22 Aug 2005   Hits: 255   Words: 678]

11.Are You Making Money At Craft Shows?
If you are involved in the crafts business, and are profitable, you are among the rare breed who have successfully combined art with business. If, however, you still have yet to show a profit (or enough profit) after a show, this article may get you ...
[Added: 27 Jul 2005   Hits: 258   Words: 1039]