October 2007

Time Management – it can be such an ugly phrase for any craft business owner. You got into crafting because of the creativity, and for many of us, time management is a shackle. Don’t tell me when to do something, or how long the creative process is going to take! “It is what it is,” […]

Just so you don’t think I’m all work and no play, here’s a web page where you can find some great Halloween crafts and activities. It’s that time of year, and kids love Halloween almost as much as birthday’s and Christmas (or Hanukah). The picture to the right is a Big Papi (David Ortiz) jack-o-lantern. […]

One of the biggest mistakes that crafters make when they first start selling their crafts (and a mistake many craft business veterans make) is to discount the impact that packaging and labeling have on sales success. I talk about packaging and labeling in my book, “How to Start Your Own Craft Business,” but I just […]

I found this great craft video on YouTube. It’s not really related to a craft business, but I thought it was a great way for a craft business to showcase their skills – provide some free training on a simple craft on their website. When you give back to the community, people start to visit […]