Maximizing Profits at Craft Shows (Part 2): Displays that Increase Sales

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The next part of this series is focused on creating displays that attracts shoppers- and hopefully turns them into buyers. The more appealing, professional, and organized your booth, the better. You can encourage buyers to purchase your products with the following suggestions: Do a Practice Setup It’s a good idea to do a trial run […]

Offering Coupons and Discounts in Your Etsy Shop

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A great way to promote your Etsy shop and draw in customers is to offer coupons. These codes can be created directly on the website and shared with existing and potential shoppers. There are many ways to use this marketing tool, from posting on social media to using the automatic thanks message feature. Let’s examine […]

How to Organize a Trunk Show for Your Handmade Goods


Trunk shows are a fantastic way to reach new customers and increase sales while strengthening your business relationship with stores. They entail selling your handmade items for the day (or a few days) and interacting with shoppers directly. Sometimes they are held at venues like hotels or salons, but generally this kind of event takes […]

Free Printable Tags to Try at Your Next Craft Fair

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Properly tagging and pricing your merchandise at a craft show is more important than you think. If your items are not priced or if it’s hard to see the price of a specific item, then chances are, that item will not sell. You’re more likely not to find a buyer for that item because not […]

Maximize In-Person Sales: Craft Business Resolutions for 2014

There are many advantages to selling your crafts online, but don’t let that stop you from selling your crafts at craft fairs, too. There’s nothing like face-to-face interaction. Here are some tips on how to make the most of your in-person sales at a craft show. Create A Great Display – One of the biggest […]