Create and Thrive is sharing 10 things that you must do to have a successful online craft business.  I definitely agree with some of these, like believing in yourself and practicing!

10 Things you MUST Do to Have a Successful

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I stumbled across this list of 8 Craft Fair Trends that are popular right now. Things like using trunks and hat boxes to display your art, or using wooden crates. If you’re doing any craft shows this summer, take …

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Alisa Burke is one of my favorite artists and recently she posted on her blog about “The Art of Chasing a Dream”, where she talks about her journey as an artist, and some important lessons she’s learned.

There are …

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Alison from Adventures in Making shared some tips for packaging your handmade items to sell! As Alison says “Packaging can go a long way to making your goods more valuable. The right kind of packaging can make a big impact …

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Coming This September! Indie Craft Sampler is a new monthly subscription box that focuses on indie crafts! Each month a new box can be mailed to you full of handcrafted goods & services. It sounds kind of like Birch Box for …

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Calling all Creative Entrepreneurs!

Nominations are officially open for Martha Stewart’s Third Annual American Made. Through August 29th, creative entrepreneurs from across the country can nominate themselves or other aspiring makers for a chance to be recognized …

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This post is for those of you that are indie bloggers- Punk Projects has a list of 22 good resources for bloggers. Even if you’re not all that new to blogging, you still might learn something new.

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As indie business owners, we all hit highs and low. To stay inspired, try reading other people’s success stories to find out how they overcome difficulties and navigate the world of business. These 5 books are worth reading and should …

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Photography is an essential skill for any blogger and for most one of the most intimidating tools to learn. Rachel at Adventures in Making is sharing her favorite tips and tricks for photography! If you like to share photos of …

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Applying for your first ever craft show? Adventures in Making has some tips to help make your experience fun and successful, plus advice from seasoned craft show vendors and a helpful, free printable checklist of must-have items you should have …

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If you’re an indie blogger who is running out of inspiration, this one is for you!

Spark is a 30-day email course designed to rekindle your passion for blogging — it’s the fuel you need to get back into your …

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This no-sew business card holder made from leather and glue is both stylish and simple! Lauren shows you how to create your own and how to stencil on a cute design to further embellish it!

Get the DIY here-…

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Everything Etsy, as the name suggests, is such a great resource for etsy/handmade shop owners. This time they’ve shared 7 quick tips to start an Etsy shop. I’ve had my shop for over a year, but my Sister just …

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Have you been considering starting an etsy shop? Everything Etsy put together 15 great reasons to do so.  These are really great, and they might help you out if you’re curious about having a shop.

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Everything Etsy has rounded up 7 amazing business card holders. If you have an indie business, you probably have business cards, and these handy holders might be just what you need!

See them here- 7 DIY Business Card Holders

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