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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How to Use Polyvore to Create Customer Profiles, Mood Boards and More

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Polyvore is an online community site for fashion and style, enabling its users to share their own creativity in fashion. How does that help you? You may be thinking, “I’m not a fashion designer or even a fashion blogger, how would a site like Polyvore help me with MY business?” It may seem like an atypical […]

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Thinking Ahead: Ways to Improve Your Business

In general, it seems that creative businesses, are doing well. Almost every day, artists and project creators share announcements of commissioned work and new jobs with new clients  on social media. It looks good (and I know from personal experience that it feels good) to be busy. It’s tempting to not look beyond the work […]

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How to Keep Up with Current Trends

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A key to improving your business is being able to stay on trend. One minute something’s in, the next it’s out. To help your business grow, you need to be able to keep up with the constantly changing market. To do this you should be able to recognize when a trend is on the cusp […]

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Tips for Reversing a Slump in Your Creative Business

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In some businesses slumps are expected. Take a landscaping business for example. Landscapers expect a slump in work during the winter months so they plan ahead and also offer snow removal to keep their business viable during the winter months. Sometimes a slump occurs without a warning or a reason. One thing creative business owners […]

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Anatomy of a Creative Business Blog Post

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There is a lot of information out on the world wide web for business, fitness, fashion, mommy or other bloggers but things work a little different if you are a creative business owner. Creative business bloggers have their own needs, as do their readers, so a regular run of the mill “How to write a […]

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Starting a Business with Your Spouse

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I recently made a big announcement on The Creative Goddess blog that my husband and I are collaborating and working together on a new project. While we were discussing working together I did some research on ways we could make it a more successful process. I thought I’d share some of the things I learned. […]

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