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Selling Art and Crafts at Art Festivals,
Arts and Craft Shows,
Craft Fairs and Festivals
and Arts and Craft Fairs Online?


Know how to sell art and crafts at craft shows,
crafts to make, show displays, or how to sell art online?


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    13 Biggest Mistakes
    Artisans And Craftsmen Make

    Artisans and craftsmen often struggle to sell their handcrafted products hence the term starving artists.





    Did you hear the news … They finally caught me! I’m going to jail … but it’s for a great cause — MDA!

    Shasta McLaughlin of Extravaganza Crafts has been asked to go to "LockUp" to raise funds for the Muscular Dystrophy Association on April 11, 2013.

    Muscular dystrophy is a disease where the muscles of the body get weaker and weaker. The Muscular Dystrophy Association raises funds for research, medical treatments and therapy, wheelchairs, and for kids with muscular dystrophy to attend MDA Summer Camp.




    Recently I’ve been working to make my business more profitable each and every day. Today it occurred to me that I should share with you how I plan to do that.

    Week one I worked on catching up on left over unfinished projects from previous weeks to prepare for my 30 days of greater profitability. As usual I accomplished some of the things I intended to do, did some things I planned to do later early, and didn’t accomplish some of the plan.

    Week two I learned new things about my email marketing to keep my messages from being flagged as spam.





    Recently I’ve been working to make my craft business more profitable each and every day. Today it occurred to me that I should share with you how I plan to do that.

    Week one I worked on catching up on left over unfinished crafts and business projects from previous weeks to prepare for my 30 days of greater profitability. As usual I accomplished some of the things I intended to do, did some things I planned to do later early, and didn’t accomplish some of the plan.

    Week two I learned new things about my email marketing to keep my messages from being flagged as spam.





    Difference Between Creating Interest in Your Arts and Crafts
    and Getting People To Buy Your Crafts

    To have a successful full time business selling arts and crafts (defined as making enough income to support yourself or your family without having a part time job) two things must happen.

    1. There must be enough people interested in buying your arts and crafts.
    2. You must be able to persuade people interested in your art to buy.




    With the New Year just around the corner I'm reminded it's tax time.

    We have more taxes withheld from our personal income than what we will owe. This way we can plan on getting a substantial return and therefore are motivated to get out taxes done early.

    How do you handle taxes for your art festival and craft show booth?

    Are you organized and have everything in file folders or do you have everything in a shoe box? How is your system working for you? Do you file yearly or quarterly? Do you know what is required of your business?

    Things you might need to help get your taxes filed in an orderly fashion ar




    Recently I’ve been working to make my business more profitable each and every day. Today it occurred to me that I should share with you how I plan to do that.

    • Day 1-Set a goal to do something to make my business more profitable each day for 1 month.




    License Requirements
    for Art and Craft Show Businesses

    Art and Craft Show Business License Is a license required for your art and craft show booth, art and craft show, or online art and craft business?

    It depends on your city, county, and state. Every city, county and state creates their own rules and regulations regarding business licenses and special event permits etc.





    Craft Festival Vendors
    Make Your Business Card Do Double Duty

    I received an email from Give to Get Marketing expert, Joe Gracia, that shows how Mullen’s Ice Cream Shop uses their business card do double duty.

    The business card includes Mullen's contact information and an offer to their customers.

    business card with coupons





    How to Sell Crafts Online

    Artists and crafters learn to succeed at your hobby as a business you need to market your crafts well.

    Marketing involves engaging your customers in a relationship building trust. The most cost efficient way is to use the resources the internet provides us. For instance online craft stores, web sites, e-mail marketing, and more. Click here to read Reasons to Stay In Touch With Art Fair Customers.



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