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The Journal is THE place craft professionals and devoted hobbyists turn to find out what’s happening in the industry. It’s considered a “must read”.

What You’ll Get

Each week you’ll receive a high-value newsletter right in your inbox. The best part? It’s free.

Relevant News

The heart of our newsletter is a round-up of craft industry news of the week. We scour the web and bring it all to you in one easy spot.

Social Media Marketing, Events, and Inspiration

Social media platforms are constantly changing. We keep up with the latest!  We also find the most interesting happenings each week and send you all the information. And finally, get inspired with links to drool-worthy craft content you can’t wait to share.

Jobs and Opportunities

Finding paid work in the crafts industry can be a challenge. What if there was a central spot where you could look for new opportunities? There is! Each week, we round up jobs and opportunities in the industry so you can apply and build your career.

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craft industry insider

The definitive source of news and information on global forces that shape the craft business world.

What You’ll Get

Each month you’ll receive Craft Industry Insider, an exclusive news and trends report geared specifically to the needs of larger corporations.

Craft Industry Insider looks at the bigger picture: How the creative industries fit in the global economy, and how economic trends play out in the craft world.

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