Handmade Business Tips: 5 Reasons to Engage With Your Local Community

Shopping local is all the rage these days, but did you know it can benefit your handmade business as well? Promoting your connection with handmade businesses in your city and state can attract more media attention and lead to more a satisfied customer base. Here are the top five reasons to focus on location for […]

The Business of Business Cards

You’re going to a conference so you need to get ready: Hotel room booked – check! New shoes – check! Lunch appointment made with top client – check! Business Cards – Oh no! Business cards are ESSENTIAL to for a business, especially if you’re attending conferences, trade shows, and other networking events. There can be […]

Make an Impression: Why You Need Promotional Items At Trade Shows

Trade shows are a fantastic opportunity to connect with other business owners as well as company representatives and influencers in your industry. This is the time to meet new people, connect and make plans for the future. Who knows – you could find a new opportunity that you never dreamed possible while on the floor […]

Start Networking: Craft Business Resolutions for 2014


Before social media took the world by storm, people relied on networking to help them with marketing. Sure, social media is a form of networking and it’s very convenient that you can do it anywhere and anytime, but don’t let that stop you from getting out and participating in some good old fashioned face-to-face networking! […]