Let’s face it, selling online can sometimes be wonderful and sometimes it’s like you’re hearing crickets. In reality, it can be kind of a gamble. That’s why so many of us supplement our handmade business incomes with craft fairs! Craft show season can be really lucrative for creative business owners, but you want to make sure you’re putting in the effort to make every craft show season even better than the last. That’s why the editors of Creative Income Blog have some together to pull the best arts and craft show tips we have and turn it into a free downloadable eBook!
Now instead of sitting by your computer screen hunting the internet for advice, you can download a free copy of the Craft Fair Guide: Tips and Tricks for Selling at Arts and Craft Shows eBook and look over our collection of tips with a nice cup of tea. Read through the articles and see if your craft fair practices are the best they can be. Maybe you’ll find some new ideas and inspiration to make your next arts and craft show the best you’ve ever had!
What can you learn from The Craft Fair Guide? We tried to include all the tips and tricks that would help you in picking a show, before a craft show, and during a craft show. Even if you’ve been selling at arts and craft fairs for years, these 11 articles have something for everyone.
Before an Arts and Craft Show
Before you can even start thinking about selling at a craft show, you have to find them. Learn where to go to find arts and craft fairs in your area and how to find out if they are worth your time and effort. Time is so precious to all of us these days, it would be awful to put a lot of energy into a show that didn’t end up being worth it. It’s also important to know your market before you dive in head first. Download this guide and find out how to pull only your best craft fair products for sale to ensure that you have a successful fair!
Getting Ready for a Craft Show
Have you double and triple checked your list? Do you have extra change, bags, and business cards? What about band-aids? In our Craft Fair Guide you’ll find checklists and advice for getting ready the days before the show. In the hustle and bustle of creating product and pricing your crafts, some things can fall through the cracks and the last thing you want to do is get caught shorthanded in the middle of a busy craft show.
During a Craft Show
Okay, you’ve picked out your shows. You know exactly what products you’re going to sell, how you’re going to price them, and you’ve checked and triple checked your list to make sure that you’re prepared. That’s it, right? Wrong. What about once you’re at the show? Sometimes people forget to give advice on what happens when you are in the throws of a busy show and a customer decided to be fussy. How about what to do to entice all of those roaming eyes to buy instead of look. Don’t worry, we’ve put in tips on all of that too.
So what are you waiting for? It’s completely free. Just download your copy of The Craft Fair Guide: Tips and Tricks for Selling at Arts and Craft Shows today and be on your way to having a big, exciting, and money making craft show season!
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