No matter at what level you sell your items for; when participating in a craft fair; it’s always a good idea to have a few items in the say $1 – 10 range – folks may not always have enough money to buy your better stuff, quite often children are given a few dollars of […]
I received an announcement about a Craft Fair being help in Cape Cod, MA on October 13th. The catch is that they are asking for all vendor applications to be submitted by July 15th – less than a month from now. Their website is Creative Bazaar. What makes this event special is that is part […]
Cross promotions – a wonderful opportunity to bring more attention to your crafts and work together with another crafter or business. Cross promotion is where two companies with complimentary items work together to increase exposure and sales for both. Traditionally, cross promoting involves two different companies; but anyone who makes multiple items can also do […]
Finally, we found an event with enough parking for the turnout. Granted we had to go round and round the lots a few times; but, we did actually get to see something this weekend! I’ve never been to a “fiber” event. Mom wanted to see the animals. The newspaper had this beautiful picture of a […]
Wow, 3 for 3! Such a disappointment. For three different weekends now we had planned, scheduled and drove several hours to attend Craft Fairs, Fall Celebrations and the like. None of the events were being held for the first time. Yet, oh what a mess. Newsflash … if you are having a large event and […]
A recent discussion on Craftster inspired an interesting discussion about sharing a craft show table to reduce expenses. This post summarizes the thread and includes a few of my own suggestions for reducing expenses and maximizing sales.