Crafty Connections- April 26th, 2011

Hi! Welcome to the last Crafty Connections for the month of April! I'm really excited to bring you this weeks Crafty Connections. I hope you find the following links helpful and inspirational!

Each and every week I scour the interwebs and gather the best tutorials, tips, and informative links to help with your handmade craft business. In addition, I’ll post links to cool crafty DIY projects, and blogs I think are worth following. I hope you find something useful and helpful! If so, please let me know. I would LOVE your feedback!

How to Attract Readers

Just Chillin'via

What first attracted you to those sites, and what keeps you coming back for more? These answers will help you understand why readers keep coming back to certain blogs.

“It’s Not You, It’s Me…” How to Break Up With Old Hobbies
WIP My Broken Heartvia marielynn

Your project won’t have hurt feelings if you stop working on it and leave it unfinished. No one else will think less of you.

25 Free Resourced for Graphic Designers Crayon Pyramidvia very little dave

Graphic design resources that all designers regardless of experience will find extremely helpful.


Use Benefits to Pump Up Your Product Descriptions
Because while features tell the facts about your product, benefits tell customers why they would want the features in the first place.  


Where to Find Good Craft Shows
Craft Show
via CharlieSutton

While you should organize your own events whenever possible, you’ll still want to participate in events hosted by others, especially when you’re just starting out.


DIY Silhouette Mason Jars

via Lauren Elise Crafted

Mason jars are making a comeback!


If you know of any good handmade craft marketing resources I should include in the next Crafty Connections post please don’t hesitate to email me, or leave the link(s) in the comments section! I would love to be able to share these great resources with everyone! Thank you so much!