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.
Fulfillment by Amazon (Amazon FBA) allows businesses to send their handmade items in bulk to a shipping center and have Amazon fulfill those orders directly.
Indiesew is an online marketplace and gathering spot for modern garment sewists. Founder Allie Olson has developed a smart business model that allows for users to share their makes, shop for patterns and fabric, and delve deeper into the hobby they love.
Amid shipping policy changes, a new consolidated ad platform and a surprising acquisition, Etsy and its CEO are feeling optimistic.
In this webinar we’ll you’ll learn the basics of selling your products on Amazon Handmade. Find out what it takes to make this ecommerce marketplace work for you including FBA, pricing, and SEO.
Following federal regulations, using proper product labels, and shopping for business insurance are important considerations for body care sellers on Etsy.
We sit down with the founder of Zibbet, Jonathan Peacock, to discuss his new partnership with A.C. Moore and the launch of the A.C. Moore Marketplace.
Etsy announced today that free shipping will soon become a core part of the shopping experience. “By making free shipping the norm on Etsy, rather than the exception, we’ll connect more people with items that they love,” CEO Josh Silverman stated in a press release. Here’s why this policy might be a good thing for your business.
Spoonflower is a print-on-demand service that allows you to create your own design, upload it, and print it on fabric, wallpaper, and gift wrap. Designers have the option to sell their unique surface patterns on the Spoonflower Marketplace and receive a small percentage of each sale. The key to selling anything online is getting found and the same is true of the Spoonflower Marketplace. Use the tips to optimize your listings so that you can make the most of this platform.
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.
What do the Tour de France and Fleece have in common? They both involve spinning! Use these tips to drive sales during this special event.
In this webinar we’ll discover some of the most common pricing mistakes and explore strategies for effectively communicating our value to customers to command a premium price.
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.
Though Etsy allows the sale of edible products online, it’s on the seller to make sure they are conducting a legal and safe business.
Who knew a passion for wooden flowers could bring former schoolmates back together? Though Stefanie Lin and Maggie Pozorski were just acquaintances during when they were in class together as kids, they’ve now become not only good friends, but also business partners united in a new-found passion for a unique craft material.
How can you raise prices without inciting customer pushback? Today we’ll tackle how to do it while keeping your customers happy.
It’s Christmas all year round for The Ornament Girl, Staci Ann Lowry, who turned an old-fashioned hobby into a business creating handmade, no-sew, fabric-covered ornaments.
Recorded Webinar: How to Use Squarespace to Create a Unique and Effective Website for Your Craft Business
In this webinar you’ll learn expert tips and tricks to create a Squarespace website for your craft business from expert Paige Brunton.
Indie Untangled: a site that lets dyers, designers, and makers pay to promote their latest shop updates, sales, patterns and special collaborations.
In a perfect world, business would run smoothly. Customers would never leave negative feedback or attack a merchant for a perceived injustice. Unfortunately, this isn’t a perfect world. Sometimes you must take the good with the bad and adapt as situations arise. So how do you handle difficult and stressful situations? Are there ways to prevent misunderstandings and future problems?