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Branding for Craft Businesses for People Who Hate Marketing

If you’ve been doing craft fairs for awhile, or even if you haven’t, chances are you are at least somewhat familiar with the concept of branding. Gone are the days where you can just slap a few things on a table or throw a few items on Etsy and hope to find success.  Here’s what …

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10 Tips to Find the Right Craft Show for Your Items

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The Best Craft Shows for Vendors Craft fair information can be confusing at times, especially for those who are newer to doing shows.  One of the most common questions asked is “How do I pick the right craft show?” The answer is, that depends – and I know that’s not an easy answer, but here …

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5 Ways to Sell Your Products Locally

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How to Sell Products Locally Craft fairs are a great way to get the word out about your products, but aren’t the most profitable way to earn a full time living.  Those who make crafting or art their livelihood have to expand out beyond the local craft fair scene.  Today, we’re going to look at …

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Craft Fair Sales Tips for Introverts

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Yes, even the most introverted among us can be fantastic salespeople, sometimes even better than our naturally outgoing counterparts. Why? Because introverts tend to be more intuitive and can “read” people easier.  Sadly, many don’t see this.  They view their tendency to dislike social situations to equate to not being a people person. Do you …

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10 Ways to Turn a Profit at Every Craft Fair

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Wondering how to make every craft show a profitable one? Even a slower than normal show can bring rewards when you keep the following craft fair sales tips in mind. Here are ten simple ways to increase your craft fair income no matter how large or small the event is. Great Packaging Packaging your items …

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How to Take Card Payments at Craft Fairs

How to Take Card Payments at Craft Fairs

Are you wondering how to take card payments at craft fairs and if it’s really necessary and worth the expense and effort? The short answer is a resounding Yes. If you are not taking card payments, you are losing out on opportunities. Fortunately, it’s easier than you might think and you don’t even need electricity …

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10 Craft Fair Off Season Tips to Prepare for Next Year

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At the end of each busy season, I find myself taking some time off to rest of course, but then I get right back into preparation for the coming year.  Just because the busy craft fair season has come to a halt doesn’t mean you should – quite the opposite in fact. The craft fair …

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Use a Custom Stamp to Increase Craft Business Brand Awareness

One trick we picked up along the way was having a custom stamp created for one of our product lines.  It’s a simple, very effective way to develop brand recognition for your craft business. People who have seen us at markets before tell us they remember seeing our toys. Why? Because of our logo and …

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How to Overcome Sales Anxiety for Crafters

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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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