8 Real Craft Fair Booth Ideas You Can Borrow

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To me, inspiration is everywhere. I look for ideas in everything I see and every place I go. But, I can’t be everywhere at once. There is an abundance of information and things to learn and I simply don’t have the time or energy to spend hours searching for a new idea. That’s why hashtags […]

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Handmade Selling: 5 Tips for Staying Positive During the Slow Times

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As handmade business owners we often get consumed by worry about a lack of orders during slow times.  This can prevent us from growing and expanding, as well as creating an environment of negativity.  But there is a better way!  The following tips will help you maximize your potential (and profits) for your crafty company. […]

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Should You Use QR Codes for Your Handmade Business?

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QR Codes originated in the logistics field as a way to track inventory and products in warehouses, similar to barcodes. “QR” stands for “quick response”**, as the code is a way to store a lot of information in a small graphic and receive a quick response when scanned.   A few years ago, companies started […]

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How to Use Hashtags on Facebook for Your Crafty Business

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Last year the popular social media network Facebook.com added active “hashtags” to posts.  This means that you can tag your posts and comments with searchable words that help your company get found- so cool!  Let’s look at how this new feature works and how to use it on your crafty business’ Facebook Fan Page. As […]

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3 Tips to Market Your Creative Business with Confidence

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It’s not easy to market your business to other people. How do you tell a potential investor or client about what you do without sounding like you are pushing a hard sell? How do you explain to someone you admire or look up to about your business without feeling like an impostor?   First of […]

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Canva Series: Social Media Template Tutorial

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Lately I’ve been obsessing over graphic design and creating new images to promote CreativeIncome and FaveCrafts. I love art and graphic design and I love seeing the impact my designs have on blog traffic, site design, and social media engagement. I may have minored in Art in college, but here are three fun facts: I […]

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Breaking Down E-Mail Marketing: Reaching Your Audience

If you read Part 1 in this series, then you know how important it is to start an email newsletter. But how do you achieve the best results and make sure your newsletter is actually seen? Keep These E-Mail Marketing Principles In Mind: Be consistent and regularly send your newsletter. Respect your customer’s privacy. Avoid […]

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Start A Newsletter: Craft Business Resolutions for 2014

There are many tools out there for marketing a business, from blogs and Facebook pages to viral videos and the prettiest pictures made for Pinterest. All of these are very beneficial, and can certainly help you grow your business. But my favorite tool of all is a good old fashioned newsletter! Newsletters may not seem […]

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