Handmade Business


Welcome to the Small Business Trends handmade business column featuring Handmade Business expert Donna Maria Coles Johnson. This weekly column highlights topics of interest to entrepreneurs and business owners engaged in handmade crafts. Here you will find business issues, legislation, marketing tips, the latest trends and other matters of interest to small business owners and managers in handmade and crafts businesses.

10 Tips on How to Be Successful on Etsy

10 Ways to Grow Your Small Business on Etsy

We've reached out to an Etsy expert to get advice on growing your small business on the handmade marketplace. Get his 10 tips on how to be successful on Etsy after the jump.


Amazon Handmade Wedding Shop Launched

Amazon Launches Handmade Wedding Shop

The new Amazon Handmade Wedding shop is another foray into that market as it looks to edge out some competition to become the “everything store."






Take Advantage of Energy Tax Savings for Your Business




Learn how to control your energy budget, where to look for little known energy rebates and loan programs for small businesses and much more.




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