Why And How To Copyright Well

In our previous post we discussed the importance of good product photography and how you can take good pictures. The second element that plays a large part in your online sales is the quality of copywriting. Copywriting well means writing excellent product descriptions, titles and call to actions. Good copyrighting…

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Why And How To Take Great Product Photographs

This is a topic I love to talk about. I like photography, am good at it and get a lot of satisfaction from taking good product photographs. However, I am not writing about product photography because I like doing it. Product photography is very important part of your craft presentation.…

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How Set The Best Fixed Selling Price For Crafts

How to maximise the fixed selling price for your crafts You should sell your crafts on other platforms apart from eBay auctions as well. Not everyone likes to bid for objects they want to buy and not everyone likes to buy on eBay. You know how much the craft has…

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Ebay Auctions – Why You Should Auction Your Crafts

TBefore you proceed we suggest you read the previous post on pricing principles and how they work if you haven't already. Remember auctions work best for the limited supply crafts. These are the advantages of selling crafts on eBay and other similar auction sites. The demand sets the price. The…

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How To Set The Final Selling Price On Your Craft

There are some very different approaches you can take to price your craft. Choosing the right one is important because it makes a big impact on the amount of money you make. The first thing you need do is throw out any preconceived notion about what you think your craft…

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How To Make And Sell Niche Craft Items

A niche is explained simply as finding or creating something special. The niche is either the craft itself i.e. something that no one or few people are doing. Or it is a variation of a craft i.e. you change or put conditions of your own that make the craft different. For…

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Money Do’s and Do Not’s For A Craft Business

Keep just a few things in mind to manage the finances for your craft business better. Do not use personal funds. While, it's true you are probably going to use your own funds for starting a business, avoid dipping into your personal accounts and savings for future business use. Allocate…

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Set A Clear Financial Goal Before You Begin

One of the things that you need to do while starting a draft business is set initial and realistic financial goals. This puts many things in perspective and helps with the start-up. By starting your own craft business one is guessing that you want to build financial security for you…

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Stay True To Your Craft And Personal Style

You are very likely to face pressure from different directions when you start a craft business. You may tend to compare yourself to other craft businesses. You may get business advice from many quarters telling you what and what not to do. Stay true to your craft and do not…

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Business Essentials – Licence, Permits, Taxation Etc.

In almost every form of business you need to adhere to some guidelines, rules and regulations from the government as well as the community. Here is a checklist that you should look into to ensure that you and your business are in compliance. Do not make the mistake of thinking…

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