Creative Business Tips: How to Start Selling Your Handmade Goods on Consignment

So you’ve decided to make the leap towards consigning your handmade products– fantastic! You might be feeling overwhelmed and wondering where exactly to begin. If you do it right, selling on consignment can be really lucrative (and fun!) for your creative business. Here are some tips to get you going. Start Local It’s always best […]

4 Unconventional Places to Sell Your Handmade Jewelry

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In addition to boutiques and craft shows, there are many non-traditional options for selling handcrafted jewelry. Thinking outside the box when it comes to selling your accessories can broaden your audience and increase your profits. Here are four unique places to consider:   1. Salons Who wouldn’t want to shop for fashion accessories after their […]

Keep Customers Coming Back After the Holiday Season

This is a very busy time of year for anyone selling handmade goods. Since everyone is looking for gifts, décor and other seasonal items, you may have seen an increase in site traffic, sales and more. While this is a very important prospect, it can also be terrifying for a crafty businessperson. Once the holidays […]

Etsy and Beyond: Online Sites to Sell Your Handmade Goods

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When you think of selling your handmade items online, the first site you are probably thinking of is Etsy. Probably the biggest handmade marketplace, Etsy provides sellers with a huge platform to sell their crafts. You can also easily get lost in a sea of sellers, too. I was just browsing the scarves section, which […]

On the Cusp of Battle: Holiday Season Tips

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It’s the beginning of November, which means in a few short weeks Christmas, Hanukah, and about a million other holidays will be here. The holiday season is hands down one the busiest times of the year, and if you are a small, one-person-operated creative business it’s even more stressful. To help you prepare for the […]