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Best Selling Handmade Items for 2020

Each year I compose a blog post highlighting my predictions for what will be popular for the coming season.  I base this on research into national trends and also my personal experience as a handmade consignment shop and indy art studio owner.   I see what people gravitate towards and what they ask for the most.  …

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Your Craft Business Name is Critical for Success

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Your craft business name is one of the most important elements of your business. A great name will help your business shine and the wrong name can leave you unseen and unknown. Your business name should be easy to remember, should tell what your business is about and the style of your items. Think about …

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Craft Show Personal Impression Mistakes That Cost You Sales

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Making sales at a craft fair isn’t just about your products and your display; it’s also about how you present and market yourself.  Here are some mistakes I see other vendors make regularly that will cost you sales – no matter how lovely your work and booth are. If you are guilty of any of …

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How to Deal with Rude Craft Fair Vendors

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I consider myself very fortunate in that I’ve only dealt with a handful of rude vendors over the years doing shows.  Sadly, when inconsiderate vendors set up next to you; it can really put a damper on sales. Sometimes other vendors don’t intend to be rude.  Perhaps they are new to sales and haven’t really …

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