You might have your craft fair prep down to a science, but a wholesale show is a completely different beast. Find out the five essential things you need to bring to a wholesale show, from a handmade artist who recently completed her first event.
When you sell crafts online, there are so many easy ways to provide excellent customer service to your buyers. Whether it's answering their questions, responding quickly to complaints, or packaging your product in a way that wows your recipient, going that extra mile will help build customer loyalty.
Writing a great tutorial on your artist blog can help you sell art online. Tutorials help establish you as an expert in your field, and can draw more traffic to your site. These tips will help you write a tutorial that readers will enjoy and find useful.
Starting January 27, American indie business owners who sell art online (or sell anything that's shipped!) will feel more of a pinch at the post office. Postage rates are increasing again, with the most significant hikes set for packages going outside of the United States. Here's how to get your IndieMade store ready for the increase so you don't end up eating shipping costs with your next order.
Are you struggling to keep inventory organized for your handmade or indie business? Try these tips for streamlining the process so you won't ever have to spend hours at years end counting every last bead, wire, or skein of yarn.
A new theme for the new year: Edifice offers IndieMade users large images, textured backgrounds, and elegant buttons.
The holidays are over and, if you're like most indie business owners, your studio and records may be a mess! One business owner shares her tips for how to organize your work space, so you can start 2013 out on the right foot.
If you're an indie business owner, 'tis the season for dealing with holiday stress! Here are a few lessons that one indie business owner learned during this year's Christmas season rush. Photo courtesy of Organic Headshots (www.organicheadshots.com)