Even if you make a majority of your craft sales in an online shop, craft shows are still big money makers for most crafters. They can be a big commitment and require a lot of time and energy, but they are also the best way to show off your work with in your own community and open new doors for your business in your local crafting circles! After all, a successful business is most successful at networking and promoting.
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We at Creative Income want you to create the best business you can for yourself. That’s why we put together this little collection of some of the most helpful tips and tricks for craft fairs and shows. With these articles you can go have your best craft show season to date whether you’ve been attending craft shows for years or if your just starting to build your reputation at craft fairs.
Before a Craft Show
Before you even get to the venue you have to make sure you have everything that you need. These articles will help you make sure you’re at craft fairs that are beneficial to your business, bring items that customers are looking for, and check and double check that you have all the necessary items to keep up with the crowds.
Pricing, Signage, and Selling
Alright, now you’ve checked and double checked your lists and have everything you need to set up a the show. Have you thought about signs? Do you know what prices you’re going to set for your items? Another important thing to consider is your booth display. It has to be something that pulls customers in to your craft fair display. If you’re not sure, no worries. These articles will help you make sure your making the most sales at your next craft show!
Now you should be prepared to tackle that busy craft show season and make it your most profitable yet!
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