Just as many aspects of our life are affected by the Internet, many aspects of business can be affected by the Internet as well. What this forum can do for you and your craft business is open you up to a whole new customer base.
There are hundreds of online craft shows that you can display your product at. Be aware that a lot of people think that this type of venue is a waste of money, but there are many others who have seen great success in selling crafts online.
Two huge parts of successful online selling are cross-promoting as well as linking to your blog or website. Getting the word out about your site is the key to high sales!
E-bay isn’t just a place to sell stuff you found in Grandma’s attic. You’d be surprised to see how many crafters are successfully selling their product on e-bay – and amassing a customer base at the same time.
If you make unique children’s clothing, check out boutique wear for kids on e-bay. Often, hand-crafted articles of clothing can sell for upwards of $100 for a pair of appliquéd overalls. Most of this clothing is directed towards little girls, but you can sell boy’s clothing as well.
Anything that is hand-painted (HP) will sell well – especially if it’s personalized. Thousands of people throughout the world love to have items that are “their own” and made just for them. Personalized gifts are huge sellers as well!
But there are a lot of other places online where you can showcase your craft. Consider some of the following websites:
So we’ve covered a lot about selling your stuff at craft shows. What about when you shop at the fairs? Are there actually tips out there on how to shop? You bet!
We hope you enjoy this full craft fair guide to sell your crafts at craft fairs, this is Part Fifteen, find the full parts here: