10 Tips for Farmers Market Success

Tis the season for fresh fruits and vegetables …and local handmade works! If you’re participating in a local weekly market here are some great tips to increase your sales for the coming season. Select the Right Market. Visit the market before you apply, and take notes. How many people are making purchases? What types of […]

Art Business Models: Pros & Cons

How you sell your art has a lot to do with the amount and way you get paid. There are trade-offs with every business model, though.

How to Choose the Right Art Festival

Exhibiting at fairs and festivals has long been a primary way for artists and makers to get out in front of the public and sell their work.

Build Your Art Business Locally

The easiest place to sell your work might be right near your home. Use these tips to meet local business people, contacts and collectors.

How Artists Can Add Multiple Streams of Income

One reason for cultivating more than one method of earning is to keep your income steady throughout the year.

Does Your Price Point Range Fit These Shoppers?

Shoppers often will spend more money on themselves than for gifts. Here is where your price point range can expand upwards.

6 Reasons to Exhibit at Art & Craft Festivals

There are clear benefits to selling your handmade work directly to the public in a face-to-face environment.

Starting Local

Many artists start out in a local venue because it’s close, easy to do, and likely less expensive than shows that require traveling.

Art & Craft Fair Fails

If you’ve been in “show business” long enough, you’ve had some oh-so-dreadful experiences that you may want to forget.

Connect with Your Customer

Shoppers are interested in themselves most of all, so you will need to speak about your work as it relates to them.