If you have, or wish to have, a home craft business, sooner or later you will want to do a craft show.
Your objective is simple. Sell your handmade stuff and get back your capital (and get more sales). However, your ultimate goal should be, making people to remember your brand so that they can find you on your main selling venue which can be in Etsy, Handmade at Amazon, your website, etc.
Before you join craft shows, you have to know that it can be frustrating at times. Even though you have done your best to prepare for the event, you never know how much – or if – you’ll make enough money to make it worthwhile.
Think positive and know that most of the time, that a show could be a bomb. That’s why, hopefully, these quick craft show success tips will help steer you in the right direction.
Take the following tips and see if you can’t walk out of your next craft fair feeling like a boss.
In this post, you will hear Vickie Howell from Monetize Your Craft (Creative Live) review Crafty Chica‘s top craft show tips. She will share to you insights from Kathy Cano-Murillo on how to thrive when selling at craft shows.
If you want to go directly into the important bits, just click on the links below:
- Introduction (About The Seller)
- Pick Your Crowd
- Less Up Front
- Roll Call
- Invest In Branding
- Set Them Up
What do you do differently at a craft fair, if anything? Do you have any tips I missed? Let us know in the comments so we too can leave our next craft fair feeling like a boss!