Point of Sale Systems: What are They and Why Do You Need One?

If you’re a crafty business owner that is selling goods or services, you need some way to process and track your sales transactions. These are point of sale (POS) systems and include the software you’re using to manage your sales transactions, inventory, customer relations, marketing efforts, and more, as well as the hardware you’re using to accomplish these tasks.

All About Barcodes: A Quick-Start Guide

Adding barcodes to product packaging can help craft business owners expand their reach. While some entrepreneurs run a successful craft business from their home, others will be looking to vend at retail stores and online giant Amazon. For this reason, they may eventually shop for proper barcodes.

Getting Set Up On Shopify: A Quick Start Guide

Shopify is a premier ecommerce platform and one that I recommend to many small businesses. Here are reasons I think you should set your shop up on Shopify, as well as some quick-start steps you can take right now.

Getting Fair Value for Your Art: Pricing Strategies that Work

You’ve created a beautiful piece of art, and now you’d like to sell it. How much should you charge? Whether you’re on the national art show circuit or selling your work at a local craft fair, determining a fair price for your art is one of the hardest jobs in the business.

Etsy Artisans React to Higher Fees and Seller Tiers

In an effort to better serve its 2 million active sellers, global artisan marketplace Etsy recently increased seller fees. It’s the first spike sellers have seen in the company’s 13-year history.

Ka-Ching! 10 Questions to Ask Before Choosing an Online Marketplace

Choosing the right platform to begin selling your products online can be overwhelming. There are a lot of great choices out there, so how do you know which one is right for you? One option is to start with an existing online marketplace that offers the tools and platform to sell your work without investing a lot of amount of time, effort, and money. Ask yourself these 10 questions before you begin.

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