Selling Online

Find useful tips on how to sell handmade online - including marketing and advertising, blogging, and shipping. Learn about the online tools and features available on the iCraft site.


It's the Holiday Season coming. We prepared a checklist for you to make sure you don't miss any steps in your holiday online store preparation process.

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and we will send you the file via Facebook Messenger! Read more
Are you looking for ways to drive more traffic to your iCraft shop in 2018? Or for ways to earn more online broadly?

It can seem overwhelming, but growing a following is one of the absolute best way to expand your online earnings as a crafter. While you can’t expect an email list of 10,000 overnight – if you take the right steps, building an online following is also 100% achievable.

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With new trends constantly coming up, we’ve decided to share a list of the best trending handmade products for this Holiday Season.

Some argue that you shouldn’t sell trending products or whatever everyone else is selling. But I know from my own and many other businesses' experience that that isn’t true. @NicoleMarFer , ecommerce entrepreneur, says "My... Read more
The Holiday shopping season 2018 will be here before you know it. Shoppers begin making holiday purchases as soon as October and most shoppers already know what they want. Thanks to researchers that report on seasonal trends and opportunities, we can address shoppers' interests and make this Christmas the most successful. Adapt these market trends insights that will help your store stand out, whether you... Read more
As a crocheter I love nearly everything I make so much I want to keep it forever .

This leads to a problem though. We can really only use so many blankets, sweaters, cup cozies, coasters, doilies, and so on. Everyone I know has received one or maybe two as a gift, and I have donated a great many and randomly gifted more blankets to complete strangers. Somehow I am still left with a stack of finished items.... Read more
Do I love my hobby? Most definitely.

I have a great sense of fulfillment and pride when I finish a project. I easily get inspired to make something new. I admit it, I am a crochet junkie. I can't put my crochet hook down. I've been known in my entourage as 'Hatty Nady' for a while now.

My 'hatty' days began many moons ago!

The girls in the family know to come to me when they need a... Read more
Selling online is not the same as selling at a craft show . Lesson learned early, for me.

When hobbyists making their products are encouraged to sell to the public, an easy “in” is to sell at craft shows. Simple enough. Make product that covers your table once or twice over, so you have enough product for the event. Bring lots of change. Bring business cards or something with your contact info... Read more
Have you ever received a hand crafted card ? My mother loves to make them and everyone enjoys that extra special touch that comes along with them. I am delighted to introduce you to Steph from Hofkissed today. She shares her tips and favorite products with us.

When did you start creating and why?

I've always had a creative gene - particularly for papercrafting and scrapbooking . I started creating... Read more
Personalized gift items are such great ideas because they become timeless pieces. With Valentine's Day right around the corner I am thrilled to feature a wonderful crafter today from Rustic Metal Creations . Liz has great insight into how to run a successful online business.

1. Tell us a little bit more about yourself.

My name is Elizabeth, but preferred to be called Liz. I am in my late... Read more
So the new year is here, and most of us usually start the year by thinking about personal resolutions, like eating healthy, being more active, spending more time with family & friends. For the corporate or business minded, we are entering the 1 st Quarter, with this year’s expenses to think of; forecasting models nearby; and business goals to achieve.

For us, hobby-business owners and sellers of our... Read more
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