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Information for craft show vendor beginners

How to Overcome Sales Anxiety for Crafters

sales anxiety

Do you suffer from craft fair sales anxiety? This is one area where a lot of my readers are seeking successful craft show tips and this is what I’ve learned over the years about how to overcome sales anxiety. I am a firm believer in mind over matter.  Often times, what we think and feel …

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What is a Juried Craft Fair?

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A Juried craft fair is a carefully selected, high-quality, handmade only event.  Most require potential sellers to send in an application that includes a detailed description of your products along with several clear photographs of your items, booth, and displays. The higher-end craft fairs are nearly all juried to some extent.  Some are more relaxed, …

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First Craft Fair Advice and Checklist

You’re passionate about your crafts, everyone tells you they love the things you make and you should sell them! You’ve kicked the idea around for awhile, and now you’re finally ready to take the chance, but there’s SO much to consider. Although daunting, setting up your first craft fair can be a fun experience if …

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Name Your Craft Business Free Tools for the Perfect Name

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One of the funnest parts of creating a business is naming it, but it can also be stressful because you want your name to be catchy, informative and an accurate representation of your business.  If you’re looking for craft business name ideas, here are some great tools to help you in your search. Business Name …

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Surviving Your First Craft Fair

Tips for New Craft Vendors You’ve been perfecting your crafts for months. You’re proud of your work, so naturally you want to share it with the rest of the world, but the idea of selling at a craft fair makes you a little weak in the knees. How do you put a price tag on …

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Am I Ready for my First Craft Fair?

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Are you ready for your first craft fair? If you go unprepared you will lose money and get discouraged. With that in mind, here are a few things you need to consider honestly before getting started. Have you done your homework? By this, I mean have you visited several markets and fairs and really looked …

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