It absolutely drives me crazy when I have to beg for information about a business. Whether online or off, when I buy something I want to know if I can return or exchange it. This is particularly true when the item is sized, has multiple parts, or requires electric or batteries to make it work. […]
Last week, I talked about some crafts simply being too expensive to make – those crafts that are so labor intensive as to make them unprofitable. This week, to expand on that idea, I’m going to talk about the supplies used in crafting. Consider what supplies you use carefully if you want to maximize your […]
Let’s face it, there’s just some hand-crafted items that will never sell at a price comparable to what it costs in time and money to make them. No matter how beautiful, clever or praise-worthy they may be, they may simply be too expensive to make. Consider afghans as an example. They take numerous skeins of […]
Last post I talked about temptation leaders – those small-priced items made to draw smaller budgets and children (along with their parents) into your craft show booth. One key to temptation leaders is to know when to redefine their role in your inventory.
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 […]