Arts/Crafts Business Management
- Arts and Crafts Business Trends (7)
- Buying Wholesale Supplies
- Dealing With Procrastination (3)
- Managing Customer Relations (3)
- Teaching/Writing About Crafts (5)
How to Restore Your Computer to Factory Settings
Is your computer running slow? As a last-ditch effort consider restoring it to factory settings. Find out how to restore to factory settings and see a few alternatives to this extreme measure.
Arts and Crafts Bartering
Thinking about engaging in bartering as part of your arts and crafts business? Before you enter into any bartering transaction make sure you receive equal value and understand the bartering tax implications.
Using Crowd Funding to Fund Arts and Crafts Projects
Crowd funding is a web-based service bringing creative projects together with interested investors. Arts and crafts business owners can use a crowd funding platform to get risk-free financing by offering rewards to project donors.
Understanding the Time Value of Money
Use the time value of money to figure out how much a $1 today will be worth in the future. It's also used to evaluate between different business decisions such as buying versus renting equipment. Find out how to do a basic time value calculation.
Rework: A Guide to Succeeding in Your Arts and Crafts Business
Read my review of Rework by Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson. This easy to read book takes you on a refreshing 'opposites day' when compared to other new business primers. Recommended for all business owners, startup or established.
Using the Time Value of Money To Reach Goals
Knowing how to figure the time value of money comes in handy when making business decisions such as figuring out how much you have to save today to open an arts and crafts business tomorrow.
Five Basic Rules for Operating a Business
I have five basic rules for managing my business. I've found that if you follow these five basic rules, the other aspects of running my business fall inline.
Expanding Revenue Potential for Your Arts and Crafts Business
Part and full time arts and crafts business owners should pursue alternate ways to make money during slow selling seasons. It's only good business to piggy-back on your knowledge and skills by teaching or self-publishing about them.
Arts and Crafts Business Insurance
Many artists and crafters, especially those working out of their homes, forget there is often a need for business insurance. But what kind and how much? The best place to start is with the insurance agent handling your home or auto insurance. This article gives suggestions for the arts or crafts business owner to consider.
Craft Business Resources
Looking for some fantastic current resources for the business side of your arts and crafts company? I recommend six websites providing free or inexpensive services from scrapbooking software programs to legal advise to synching note taking programs.
Introduction to Freelance Service Fiverr
Need help with your arts and crafts business and are on a tight budget? You may find a great freelancer for $5 at Fiverr. Find out about this online service matching jobs with contractors for a cool $5.
Arts and Crafts Business Incubators
Business incubators provide arts and crafts workspace, equipment, business services and relevant mentoring to new and emerging businesses for a fraction of the actual cost. Interested in finding out more about entering such a program? This article provides info on finding an incubator in your local area and details incubators located in...
Manage and Grow
Business management information and resources on how to deal with day-to-day non-creative side of your arts/crafts business. Learn more about hiring, paying and managing labor, selecting business insurance and establishing vendor relationships.
Why Your Business Needs Business Insurance
Business insurance is critical to control risk. There are many common myths about business liability and the need for business insurance. Find out about those myths about business insurance.
Business Insurance for the Home Based Business
Home businesses need business insurance to protect the business just like any other business. Learn about the most common types of business insurance need by the home business.
Hiring Employees: A Checklist for Success in Hiring Employees
Use this checklist to help you recruit and hire a superior workforce, whether it's your first employee or one of many employees you are hiring.
Setting Up Your Home-Based Arts and Crafts Office
Save money by operating your arts and crafts business out of your home. Here are some tips for finding and organizing space in your home for your arts and crafts business.
Fighting Bed Bugs in Found and Vintage Items
If you use vintage or found items to make your arts and crafts you may inadvertently bring bed bugs back to your shop with the item. Find out some suggestions for de-bugging your arts and crafts raw materials.
Top Job Interview Questions to Help You Select the Best
The job interview is a powerful factor in the employee selection process. Review sample job interview questions, both legal job interview questions and illegal job interview questions.