No matter how long you’ve been doing public presentations you likely still get that sick feeling in your stomach just before walking on stage. Public speaking anxiety is incredibly common. Although most of us struggle with it at least to some degree, there are tried and true techniques you can teach yourself that can make a big difference in your level of ease on stage.
In a bankruptcy auction that took place today Macanta Investments, a private investment partnership based in New York City, was the successful bidder for the largest portion of the Crafts Community with a bid of $2,850,000.
May 14, 2019
Craft Industry Alliance is a group of co-founders, contract writers, and service providers. Although we’re a small team, we have big communication challenges. Here are some of the tools we’ve found to be the most effective for communicating with each other as well as our members.
Founded last month by Kerry Bogert, a veteran in the craft publishing industry, Maker Books strives to fill that void, guiding designers and artists through the self-publishing process from start to finish.
According to a bankruptcy court filing made this morning, F+W Books has been sold to Penguin Random House. The amount of the sale was not disclosed.
Recorded Webinar: How to Use Squarespace to Create a Unique and Effective Website for Your Craft Business
Are you looking for a website platform that doesn’t require any coding experience, yet allows you to create a polished, professional website in just a few minutes? Squarespace may be the perfect solution. Maybe you’re already a Squarespace user, but would love some tips and tricks to make your website really stand out and function […]
May 14, 2019
The video on demand crafts and lifestyle channel, Bluprint, alerted instructors yesterday to a yearlong backlog of customer questions posted to their classes. These questions were, until now, inaccessible by the instructors many of whom now have a queue of thousands.
In a step towards embracing the gig economy, craft chain Michaels has revamped its in-store classes turning instructors into freelancers responsible for designing, pricing, and marketing their own workshops. The new Community Classroom program, which rolled out to 1,258 Michaels stores nationwide in March, allows any creative person to pitch to teach at their local Michaels store.