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For part 2 of our iCraft Sale Series we’re focusing on the basics, optimizing your listings! This is where it all begins! Here our are top tips for optimizing your search-ability on iCraft and other external search engines.

Photo from iCraft sellers shop Country Roads Pyrography

Titles:

Product listings with good descriptive key word terms in the title and product description go in to specific... Read more
Problem - My 3d printer will not extrude filament.

1. The hot end nozzle is too close to the print bed not allowing the filament to flow.

Solution- adjust the bed level down to allow filament to flow.

2. The filament spool and a snag therefore not feeding filament through the extruded.

Solution- inspect your filament roll for snags. Always secure loose filament through the keep holes

on the spool when not in... Read more
We often get asked how to increase your sales on iCraft so we decided to create a blog series with our best tips! There are a multitude of ways to increase traffic and sales but for this installation of the series we will be focusing on the home page and how to get on it.

For context the homepage is the first page of our website that visitors see when they head to our website: https://icraftgifts.com

Therefore... Read more
If you are interested in how a 3d printed cosplay prop is created, follow along to see how a full size prop is created from start to finish. Follow the evolution. This isnt a step by step instructional guide, more of a visual stage by stage of the creation.

(Full size cosplay prop - The Magmagat from Call of Duty Black Ops 4)

First thing you have to do is print your body sections. Depending on the size of your... Read more
Pinterest is a great free way to promote your crafted products and for many is a top traffic referral to their product listings or websites.

With a little bit of time and planning and by utilizing our 5 best Pinterest tips below I am sure you will become an avid pinner as well!

Screenshot from free group board website PINGROUPIE

1. Join Group Boards

Joining Pinterest group boards puts your pins in front of... Read more
We’re planning ahead for the fresh spring weather with our 5 favourite DIY easter decoration ideas!

Easter Bunny Plant Pot Perfect for placing on your windowsill to bring spring cheer! Or as an easy table decoration for Easter dinner. Check out how to do this craft with the blog Southern in Law.

2. Sock Bunny

A budget and eco friendly craft to add to your kids easter basket or to make with... Read more
Spring time is here! Well.. Almost!

To celebrating the arrival of spring I wanted to share my 5 favourite DIY wreath ideas to add a little bit of spring freshness to your exterior decor.

Tulip Wreath

This DIY tulip wreath is such a fresh, bright piece to hand on your door. Follow the instructions and handy video by The How To Mom.

Carrot Door Hanging

A seasonal and creative Easter themed door hanging... Read more
We now offer addition service through partnership with Hover, a leading domain name registration provider.

You can get a FREE .store domain extension for the first year and 50% off on other domain extensions, like .com, .art, .design, .shop, .ca, . boutique, .cards, .clothing, .co, .fashion, .furniture, .gallery, .games, .gift, .gifts, .golf, .group, .guide, .jewelry, .moda, .one, .online, .party, .photo,... Read more
I stumbled upon a round up of beautiful buttons, magnets and keychains in CreativeXpress­ion's store today. I wasn't really looking for anything specific, but just thought they could be an awesome and inexpensive gift that you could carry with you just in case - if your friend or co-worker had a bad day or a special occasion that you didn't know about, wouldn't it be great to give them... Read more
Public Collections:

Collections are a great way to get your product noticed by potential buyers!

Did you know you can see all our collections by hovering over the ‘buy handmade tab’ then you will see the header called ‘new collections’?

Want to make your own collection?

-Favourite an item (This can be done on the product search page there is a small heart icon or on a listing image by... Read more



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