Uncommon Goods is a catalog and website known for unique and quirky gifts. For makers, selling wholesale to Uncommon Goods can be a great opportunity to find a new, and large, audience.
Roberta Wax profiles Michelle Morris, creator of SEWN Magazine, a fashion-forward, inclusive publication full of gorgeously photographed clothes and accessories, interviews with designers, and sewing tips and pattern resources.
Representatives of a cross section of the European craft industry to weigh in on what changes they have seen in their business this year, and what trends they foresee for 2021.
Etsy reported $2.6 billion in sales for Q3 2020, the second-highest quarter in its history. Mask sales are cooling as holiday shopping begins.
Dominique Calvillo is leading a campaign to have knitters and sewists participate in Dressember to raise awareness and funds to fight human trafficking.
Roberta Wax breaks down the pros and cons of giving your art away.
African wax prints are fabrics with a complex and nuanced history and, although they’re trending on the fashion runways, some consumers question whether wearing these garments is cultural appropriation.
Michaels recently announced a transformation of two of their stores in an effort to “re-imagine the optimal maker shopping experience.” We visit one to see what its really like.
Like many businesses, Churchmouse had to shutter its bricks and mortar location during the COVID-19 pandemic. The owners have decided not to reopen and instead to shift their business online.
In light of COVID-19, crafters are gearing up for a holiday season that may be unlike any they’ve experienced before.
Your site’s conversion rate is a metric that tells you how much of your traffic converts to paying customers and optimizing it is an efficient way to make more sales.
Crafty Chica Kathy Cano-Murillo spreads her “gospel of glitter” through her craft product lines, books, art, speeches and more.
Depop is a new mobile marketplace with 21 million users, 90% of whom are 26 years old or younger. Crafters are finding success selling handmade goods on Depop, a competitor with Etsy.
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.
Mask sales and in-person shopping restrictions drove Etsy’s gross merchandise sales through the roof during the second quarter of 2020.
Use these tips when taking on custom orders so you can be sure to get paid on time and in full.
Industrious and creative young people in Zimbabwe are upcycling metal scraps into intricate artworks and finding a market for them abroad, providing economic opportunity which is hard to come by in the current economy.
Simple customizations to your packaging can help create a cohesive brand experience, help you save money on shipping costs, and protect your products in transit. Dive into our list of custom product packaging options to find the option that works best for your business.
When the COVID-19 pandemic caused retailers to shut down, many craft businesses were pushed to set up E-commerce for the first time which presented its own challenges.
Selling beauty supplies online can be a great small business, but it requires complying with FDA safety guidelines and, if you want to sell on Etsy, you’ll need to follow the marketplace’s rules as well.