Art Fair & Craft Show

First-Time Craft Fair Exhibitor Tips

First-Time Craft Fair Exhibitor Tips

Danalynne Menegus 10/18/2018 0
8 Tips for First-Time Craft Fair Exhibitors: So you’ve signed up to exhibit at a craft fair for the first time. Congratulations! Planning your participation is exciting, but it’s also normal for first-timers to be a bit apprehensive. Not to worry, these tips will have you feeling like a pro before the show has even started. 1.  Be OrganizedExhibiting is an investment of time as well as money. Planning ahead will help you get the most out of your booth. Be cognizant of logistics: Is there special parking for vendors? Does the fair organizer provide any assistance for you to get your ...
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6 Pricing Tips for Craft Fair Exhibitors

6 Pricing Tips for Craft Fair Exhibitors

Danalynne Menegus 02/14/2018 0
Six Easy Pricing Tips for Crafters It’s hard to put a price on your hard work. But even if you don’t need to make money from the goods you’ve created, it’s also important not to sell yourself – and your handiwork – short. These tips will help you set prices in a way that makes your customers feel like they are getting their money’s worth and gives you the right return on your investment. 1. Your Time is MoneyWhen you’re calculating your costs, make sure to include your time. We all know that time is valuable, so don’t underestimate it. Be sure to include the time you will be spending...
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Summer Craft Fair Survival Tips

Summer Craft Fair Survival Tips

Traci Browne 05/05/2017 0
Ten Tips for Surviving Summer Outdoor Craft Fairs The weather is getting warmer and the days are getting longer, which means we are heading into outdoor craft show season. Here are our top ten summer craft fair tips to ensure you'll survive the summer season with ease! 1. Whirling Winds - When we think about outdoor art shows and craft fairs it is usually heat and rain we worry about. However, the wind can wreak havoc as well. Be sure to tie or weigh down everything in your tent—including your tent. If you can knock it over with your arm or hip, Mother Nature can knock it over with her...
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Designing A Craft Fair Display That Sells

Designing A Craft Fair Display That Sells

Traci Browne 03/23/2017 0
How To Design Your Craft Show Display To Attract Buyers Are you looking to up your display game at your next craft or art show? Read on to find out where successful artists get their inspiration and a few tips for designing your display and staging your booth. Craft and Art Show Display InspirationArtists and crafters often search Pinterest to spark ideas for creative displays. However, there are other excellent sources of inspiration readily available. Professional retail merchandisers work hard to lure people into a store and keep their interest piqued as they meander through the d...
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Why Does Shiny Stuff Sell?

Why Does Shiny Stuff Sell?

Chistopher Rice 10/27/2016 1
Why Shiny Stuff Sells and How Lighting Can Enhance This Phenomenon What do a diamond ring and a brand new car have in common? They’re both shiny and they’re both expensive. Those things are not coincidental, and retailers know it. Research has shown humans have a physical response to shiny surfaces or objects. Simply put, we can’t resist shiny things. Furthermore, objects that sparkle often convey a sense of quality and value. Next time you visit a high-end shopping mall, look around and you will notice every surface is gleaming. Envirosell Inc., a marketing firm for top fortune 500 compan...
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How to Select an Art Show or Craft Fair

How to Select an Art Show or Craft Fair

Traci Browne 09/30/2016 0
How To Select an Art Show Or Craft Fair That’s Right For You One of an artist or crafter’s biggest decisions is what festivals or fairs they should participate in. There are a variety of aspects you should consider beyond just the cost of an event. You want to know who attends, what those attendees are looking for, hidden expenses associated with exhibiting, as well as added benefits the organizers provide. The more research you do into a show, the better decision you can make. The most obvious advice to offer someone struggling with this decision is to attend the event before you show. Wh...
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Top 10 Tips For Craft Fair Success

Top 10 Tips For Craft Fair Success

Traci Browne 08/17/2016 0
10 Tips For Having a Successful Craft Fair or Art Show: We asked some veteran crafters and artists for advice and crucial tips for success at a craft fair or art show. Below is a top ten list of what they thought was most important and often overlooked. Price your items.Don’t leave potential buyers wondering if they can afford your work. Many people are not comfortable asking how much something costs, and will keep walking. Make it easy for customers to find items that fit into their budget by creating collections based on price points. For example, set up a table labeled “Gifts U...
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