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.

Food and Craft Gift Ideas for the Holidays

20 Food and Craft Gift Ideas

Finding unique gifts for the holiday season can be a challenge. But it doesn’t have to be. Here are 20 food and craft gift ideas for the holiday season.

7 Steps to Happy Crafting

7 Ways to Be Happier in Your Handmade Business

You've got your handmade business up and running. You're filling orders. Life is good. You're happy, right? Check out these 7 ways you can be even happier in your handmade business.

Selling Jewelry on Etsy

Crafter’s Guide to Selling Jewelry on Etsy

If you're a maker of handmade jewelry, you probably don't need any more prodding to sell your products on Etsy. If you're already selling on the site but think you should be making more sales, check out these tips for selling handmade jewelry on Etsy.