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Craft Fair Advertising How to Promote a Craft Event

You’ve done all the hard work of running a craft fair or signing on as a vendor, so now it’s time to focus on the common goal vendors and promoters share, getting more people to attend the event. Recent years have brought an unfortunate trend towards smaller crowd sizes. Is this due to a slow …

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Improve Sales With Great Craft Fair Signs

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One element a lot of crafters gloss over is the power of good signs.  A lot of us just write a price and slap it on a container, but your signs provide a great “pre-sale” space that you should be taking advantage of. Today, we’ll talk about the power of great craft fair signs and …

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Where to Find Bulk Craft Supplies and Save Money

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When you sell crafts at fairs, it’s important to be sure you are finding the best possible deals on your supplies. Larger operations need a business ID to get wholesale pricing, but most small handmade businesses can still source items inexpensively if you know where to look. Below is a list of several places where …

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Find Your Target Market How to Sell More Crafts at Shows

As a Crafter, it is essential to discover your target market and make your plans accordingly.  Knowing your ideal customer can help you stop wasting money at shows that aren’t right for you and help you find better opportunities.  You can also target your marketing efforts more efficiently both online and locally.     So, …

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Craft Show Sign Display Ideas

Signs are important, yet often ignored, parts of a craft fair display.  Effective signs quickly convey information beyond price, but how do you make sure customers are actually reading them?  A lot of factors contribute to how well your signs will work for you. Here are some sign ideas I’ve used that really work well.  …

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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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Free Craft Show Marketing Tips & Techniques

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Selling at Craft Fairs can add up to a lot of expense really quick! Cutting corners is one area where we have to be really careful when it comes to products and displays, because that can mean a sacrifice in quality as well. One area where you can save some big dough though is in …

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Handmade Soap Display Ideas That Will Increase Sales

Handmade soaps are a common item at craft fairs.  Of course, there are many ways to make soap uniquely your own, but when faced with stiff competition, your display and presentation are extremely important.  Here are some creative soap displays that work well.  Hopefully, they will serve as inspiration for you. DIY Soap Display Ideas …

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Lack of Sales at Craft Shows

Are you struggling to make sales?  There can be many reasons for a lack of sales at craft shows. In today’s post, I’ll cover some common reasons that sales may not be what you were expecting and how to tweak your offerings to help improve your business. Craft Shows Not Promoted Well First, look at …

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