Can I Turn My Hobby into a Business?

If you are a hobbyist who wants to make money, you must either hire someone to be the business side of your brain, or you must become a business owner yourself.

The Power of Customer Testimonials

A testimonial is a statement about the value of your product, the experience of the customer, and their satisfaction level.

10 Traits of Successful Creative Entrepreneurs

They have a compulsion to create which goes beyond simply an interest, and may feel that making their work is essential to their life.

Checklist for Professional Presentation

Review our checklist to see what is in already in place in your own small business, and what steps you need to take to improve your presentation.

Hobbyists and Mass Producers Don’t Matter (unless you let them)

When you stop being concerned about what everyone else is doing, you can focus your energy on your highest priorities.

Ask the Expert: How Do I Get It All Done?

If you are constantly struggling to “get it all done,” there are probably some critical core activities you need to incorporate into your business.

Selling Art on Greeting Cards

We spoke with three artists who design greeting card lines to sell their creative work. Each shares her concept and experience.

Keys to a Successful Wholesale Website

Want to wholesale your handmade collection? Then you must have a website to promote it.

How to Offer Coupons for your Art or Handmade Work

There are several types of coupon offers to choose from. Will any of these work well with your small business?

See and Be Seen

As frustrating as it may seem, making art or handmade work is only half of the equation. You simply cannot “make it and they will come.”