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Need a Quick Moneymaker? Sell Your Arts and Crafts in 3 Easy Steps

Need a Quick Moneymaker? Sell Your Arts and Crafts in 3 Easy Steps

How to sell your arts and crafts and start banking some serious cash. Make enough to pay your bills, and then some. I personally sold over 400 pieces of my craft during one holiday season and have continued to do very well. My craft is Christmas themed, but they sell just as well any other time of the year. The reason they sell so well is because they have the following components: They are clever, they are quality, they are beautiful, and everyone wants to own one.

Here is how you can make serious cash with your arts and craft in 3 easy steps:

Step 1: Refine your talent. What do you like to do? Easy crafts? Difficult? Try different things and specialize in your area of interest to achieve success in one item. I have met people making a mint with crocheted afghans, handcrafted jewelry, and even clothing. Just about any craft will make the grade.

Step 2: Make your work quality. Don’t settle for inferior supplies, but rather get smart about different ways to obtain quality supplies, i.e., sales at the craft store, items sold by a frustrated artist, yard sales, etc. All you have to do is, do it better than anyone else.

Step 3: Be proud of your craft and don’t be afraid to say so. When I started making Lighted Christmas Glass Blocks, I had glass blocks everywhere. They dominated my house and my life, even my workplace. I kept them displayed at work, and I even carried them in places with me (the mall, restaurants, stores, etc.). People were coming up to me everywhere I went asking where I got them from. What a great conversation starter and what a great moneymaker. I have sold many crafts sitting at a restaurant table. Just remember to make yourself approachable with a big, warm smile.

I was also lucky enough to have several sources to sell the craft. They became a corporate gift for the holidays, and a star was born as the sales went out the roof. I had a friend that paid for business school by crocheting butterfly magnets to put on your refrigerator. They were quick and easy to make, they were cute, quality, and everyone wanted them.

There are many resources available to teach you about making your favorite craft sell. If you want to learn more in depth about how I sold mine, I created an eBook which shows you step by step what to do.