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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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
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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, ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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
How Production Evolves
How you handle production ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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