If you have a product that you’d like to sell to a big box craft retailer, working with Creative Sales Consulting can ensure that you’re able to prove product-market fit, meet packaging requirements, and have supply chain and logistics ready.
Finding a small batch manufacturer that can help you produce your goods can be a vital step for a small business looking to scale. We’ve rounded up small batch manufacturers that specialize in working with creative businesses to make the research step easier for our members.
New products and limited-release products both offer powerful marketing opportunities for small businesses to bring customers back to the store, keep a business fresh, and promote engagement.
Learn about Cricut’s new Contributing Artists Program, which launched in May as a way to grow and enhance the thousands of images offered in the Cricut Design Space® app.
Embroidery artist Melissa Galbraith created a set of custom embroidered pillows for the band Florence + the Machine. Here’s how she got that gig.
We’ve put together a short list of fulfillment services that are a good fit for small businesses.
If you’re finding it difficult to keep up with shipping and fulfillment demands with an in-house arrangement, you may be ready to upgrade to a third-party fulfillment center.
We take a look at modern cross stitch movements that include political, snarky, sassy and subversive messages.
We take a look at some of the ways QR codes can be useful for your craft business, as well as highlight a few of the best free and paid options for generating QR codes.
What exactly is a Buy Now Pay Later app, and what are the benefits and risks to using one for your business? We review the pros and cons as well as the features of the most popular apps.
Here are some concrete tasks you can work on over the next few weeks that will bring more people to your shop and convert them into customers.
In this webinar, Lauren Keplinger will explain how to use Etsy as an ecommerce sales funnel to drive traffic and sales directly to your website.
Online marketplace Etsy announced last week that it will launch a purchase protection program beginning August 1. We survey seller reactions.
Learn how to turn your brand assets into custom stickers and custom labels and level up your branding game while also creating connections with your customers.
Inflation is a pressing concern for large and small businesses around the globe right now. Learn how craft businesses are dealing with new challenges and methods to try to counteract the effects of inflation.
Sara Bryant started her business, Bee’s Knees Knee Pads, to solve a problem for a small, but specific, group of people — pole dancers. Her goal was simple: make a better knee pad.
Artist coops present an interesting opportunity to sell your work. A coop is an organization owned and democratically controlled by its members, and in the case of an artist coop, the organization can provide professional services for its members including gallery space or shelf space at its brick-and-mortar store location.
Oil painter Arabella Proffer is finding success selling her work as NFTs. She explains why she is committed to this new form of sale and ownership on the blockchain.
With all of the ecommerce choices out there, it can be difficult to know which option is best for you. We’ve built this calculator the will help you compare all of the most common platforms.
The Etsy Strike is a grassroots initiative to unite Etsy sellers in protest of various policy changes at Etsy over the past few years. We sit down with one of the founders to learn more.