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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How Much Inventory To Bring to a Craft Show (Simple Formulas)

How Much Inventory To Bring to a Craft Show (Simple Formulas)

    Selling at craft shows and determining how much inventory to bring is always a bit of a guessing game. You don’t know if you’ve picked a great event that will help you sell lots of stock until you’re there selling.   And even if the event organizer...

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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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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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How to Increase Traffic to your Etsy Shop (in 2021)

How to Increase Traffic to your Etsy Shop (in 2021)

To make sales through your online store, you first need traffic.   Most of us have found out the hard way that you can’t set up a website or Etsy shop, list a few products, and automatically have Google or Etsy bring shoppers to you. When people do set up an Etsy...

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The Best Craft Show Display Shelves (Inexpensive Ideas)

The Best Craft Show Display Shelves (Inexpensive Ideas)

  Craft shows displays require a lot of work to set up. Not to mention, trunk space is often limited. So display selves, props, and fixtures can’t be too bulky.   However, it is important that products are displayed in a professional manner and in a way that...

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Regulations for Selling Handmade Soap & Cosmetics (2021)

Regulations for Selling Handmade Soap & Cosmetics (2021)

Disclaimer: I'm not a lawyer by profession and nothing in this article should be construed as legal advice. Although I strive to provide accurate general information, the information presented here is not a substitute for any kind of professional advice or free from...

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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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Successfully Selling Quilts: 6 Steps to Take

Successfully Selling Quilts: 6 Steps to Take

One can build a successful business selling quilts, however, it does require some strategy. In this article, I’ll share some best business practices that can be applied to a handmade quilt business to increase the chances of it succeeding. It will require work outside...

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Should You Wholesale Handmade Quilts?

Should You Wholesale Handmade Quilts?

    Many handmade businesses sell their products wholesale, but should a quilt business consider selling wholesale?   This article will explain the difference between wholesale and retail pricing, why you need both if you’re selling your quilts through...

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Why Do Quilts Cost So Much? (& How To Lower Costs)

Why Do Quilts Cost So Much? (& How To Lower Costs)

    Quilts are expensive because of the labor required to make them. Quilts require pieces of fabric to be evenly cut and sewn together to get the basic shape of a blanket. Then that piece must be sewn together with batting, backing, and binding to create a...

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The Right Quilting Price Formula

The Right Quilting Price Formula

    Everyone has their way of pricing quilts and if you’re following a formula that works for you, keep using it. This quilting price formula is customizable to your business so you can change the profit and markup numbers based on your business and the...

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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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