Disadvantages of Selling Handmade Products

Disadvantages of Selling Handmade Products

    If you’re thinking about starting a craft business, you may be wondering what type of disadvantages come along with selling handmade products. This article will give you an idea of the pros and cons of handmade products.     DISADVANTAGES The...

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Consignment vs. Wholesale (Which is Better?)

Consignment vs. Wholesale (Which is Better?)

    Once you have your craft business up and running and have worked out your pricing, you may start looking at different sales channels to sell your product through and wondering what the difference is between consignment vs. wholesale.   This article...

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What is a Juried Craft Show? (& Why They’re Better)

What is a Juried Craft Show? (& Why They’re Better)

    If you’re starting to sell your handmade crafts on the craft show circuit, you may have heard the term “juried craft show” and are wondering; what’s the difference between a juried craft show and a non-juried craft show and which is better?   This...

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What is a Fair Consignment Percentage? Beginner’s Guide

What is a Fair Consignment Percentage? Beginner’s Guide

    If you’re considering selling your handmade items through retailers, you may be considering consignment shops and wondering what a fair consignment percentage is.   This article will cover what’s considered “fair”, why a percentage is fair, and...

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Etsy SEO: 3 Easy Steps to Boost Traffic (2021)

Etsy SEO: 3 Easy Steps to Boost Traffic (2021)

  SEO is one of the most overlooked strategies among online sellers. Put the time and effort into Etsy SEO and it can drastically increase how many shoppers see your listings.   You’re not guaranteed sales, even if you implement the best Etsy SEO tactics,...

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Where to Sell Handmade Jewelry

Where to Sell Handmade Jewelry

This post may contain affiliate links, which means I’ll receive a commission if you purchase through my link, at no extra cost to you. Please read the full disclosure here.      Starting a jewelry business can be a profitable venture, but you need to find...

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Sales-Driving Tasks for your Handmade Business

Sales-Driving Tasks for your Handmade Business

  Sometimes business feels a little overwhelming right? The time you so desperately want more sales seems to be the same time you feel stumped on how to get them.   This is a worksheet I use that helps me get back to basics.   Business is not...

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3 Easy Ways to Increase Revenue this Month

3 Easy Ways to Increase Revenue this Month

This post may contain affiliate links, which means I’ll receive a commission if you purchase through my link, at no extra cost to you. Please read the full disclosure here.      It costs you money to attract new shoppers.   >> You spend time...

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3 Steps to Steal Customers from Competitors

3 Steps to Steal Customers from Competitors

  Stealing customers isn't really the advice you’d expect to hear when learning about best handmade business practices is it?   But I’m not really talking about “stealing”. Rather…choosing a different type of competitor than you may be thinking of, and then...

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How to Make Money Selling Christmas Wreaths

How to Make Money Selling Christmas Wreaths

  This post may contain affiliate links, which means I’ll receive a commission if you purchase through my link, at no extra cost to you. Please read the full disclosure here.    Holidays tend to encourage consumers to step up their shopping. Even people who...

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How to Start a Blog to Promote your Business

How to Start a Blog to Promote your Business

  Whether you have a website, Etsy shop, or a shop on another online marketplace, you need to direct traffic to it to generate sales.   One of the best ways to generate long-term traffic and valuable traffic is to start a blog and write content that is of...

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2 Steps to Revive your Handmade Business

2 Steps to Revive your Handmade Business

  Thanks for clicking!   By opening my email and clicking the link (or seeing my pin on Pinterest and clicking the link), you’ve done more than most people are willing to do for their business.   You’re willing to invest the time to determine how you...

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5 Ways to Market Handmade Holiday Products

5 Ways to Market Handmade Holiday Products

  If you’ve created holiday-themed products, you have limited time to sell them. Which means you must work hard to market them. As you probably know, they aren’t just going to sell themselves.   (If you haven't created products for the holidays, here are 3...

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How to Brand a Craft Show Booth

How to Brand a Craft Show Booth

  There’s a lot of confusion when it comes to branding and what a brand is.   What you probably do know is: your brand is NOT your logo.   Which is true.   Your logo is part of how you communicate your brand, but branding a business is not like...

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10 Sales-Harming Mistakes Craft Businesses Commonly Make

10 Sales-Harming Mistakes Craft Businesses Commonly Make

  To have a successful business, there are basic best practices that every business must have in place, as well as, basic mistakes that should be avoided.   These are the most common mistakes I see handmade business owners make and why they can harm sales…...

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How to Improve Sales in a Slow Economy

How to Improve Sales in a Slow Economy

  Have you felt it? A slow economy? A dip in traffic? Fewer sales coming through your website? If you have, you’re not alone. When the economy takes a nosedive, people alter their spending habits and businesses feel it.   But that doesn’t mean your handmade...

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