While COVID-19 has forced many businesses to close, online shops selling craft kits have seen skyrocketing sales.
Setting up a scholarship program for your craft classes means increasing access while allowing your community to participate in your business in new ways.
Craftivate is a craft studio space in Wallingford, Connecticut where kids and adults alike can come in and have a fun craft experience with friends.
The floodwaters of Hurricane Harvey stopped about three blocks from Thimble Fingers Sewing Studio, in Houston, Texas, in the summer of 2017. And though the shop itself endured the storm without damage, the neighborhood it’s part of did not. But owner Sherry Reese has been remarkably adaptable.
At Yarnology, a brick-and-mortar yarn shop in Winona, Minnesota, creating community is the primary goal. Owners Gaby Peterson and Kelly Momsen work hard to create an environment where everyone is welcome.
With the recent launch of the Etsy Design Awards (AKA the Etsies) and with applications to the Spoonflower Small Business Grant open through August 15, 2019, we wanted to explore why craft businesses participate in awards competitions, and what’s to be gained.
Patreon is based on the hundreds-year-old construct of patronage, but instead of involving a wealthy sponsor, it enables individuals to support artists.
In one way or another, every business owner relies on writing for a good deal of the work they do, and the more effective their ability to communicate in writing, the more effective their work. Use these expert copywriting tips to help your creative work shine.
Online groups offer a space to meet new customers, build relationships, and where people can form connections with each other.