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Crafty Connections- May 10th, 2011

Hi! 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!

via Paulette Insall

It is not enough today to just be a good artist in order to make a living licensing your artwork.

Tips for Creating an Elevator Pitch for Your Handmade Business

An elevator pitch is a short, simple summary of your product, service, or organization and what it can do for customers.

5 Keys To Selling In Brick & Mortar Shops

To get some insights on how shop owners like to be approached by artists wanting to be featured in their stores, Leigh Rosenwald, Owner of Knack, a brick and mortar shop in Portland, Oregon, gives us an explanation. 

7 Ways to Improve Your Luck as an Artistvia TAK Creations

Fortune is created by hard work, dedication and passion and it’s up to every creative to make his or her own.

 

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!

-April

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