Helping craft sellers sell their crafts, via Etsy, Shopify, Craft Stalls or standalone websites etc.

Many new craft sellers worry about posting their precious creations out to their customers.  It is very easy to underestimate shipping costs, or times and naturally you don't want to lose money if the parcel gets lost or damaged on the way.

In this episode of the Craft Seller Success Podcast I am talking about ways to make shipping your parcels a little easier.  Lots of ideas, hints and tips to save you money, time and stress.

Listen to the podcast, or read the full transcript and shownotes on the Tin Teddy Blog - Ep 30 - Shipping, Postage and Delivery for Craft Sellers

Sometimes life throws an emergency at us.  Whilst we can't always prevent this, as a busy craft seller, we can take some simple steps to try to lessen the effect on our craft business.

In this episode of the podcast I am looking at the various types of emergency that might occur, and ways to lessen their impact on your craft business.

Lots of hints and tips to help smooth out these unfortunate situations.

There is a full transcript, and an Emergency Plan template, on the Tin Teddy Blog - Dealing With Emergencies for Craft Sellers

Nowadays many artists and designers are using print on demand services to make and ship products for them.  With super-low start up costs, time-saving and easy connection to popular marketplace and website service, this new online selling system has become huge.

In this episode of the Craft Seller Success Podcast I am looking at how print on demand services work, how they can help your craft business, as well as the pros and cons that need to be considered.

As usual there is a full transcript on the Tin Teddy Blog - Selling your Designs Using On-Demand Services

There are so many types of sales and promotions around nowadays. Which might be useful for your craft selling business to try? What do you need to do to make the most of a promotion and how can you avoid the common pitfalls.

In this episode of the Craft Sellers Success Podcast I talk about sales, multibuys and other promotions, from the point of view of craft sellers, of course.

Listen to the podcast or read the full transcript on the Tin Teddy Blog.

Most craft sellers would like to save a bit of money on business expenses.  In this episode of the Craft Seller Success Podcast I am talking about some free websites that could help your craft selling business.

I am not including social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter, as they have/are being covered in other episodes.

There are lots of less well known gems out there to discover...

Listen to the podcast or check out the shownotes and full transcript on the Tin Teddy Blog.  Links to all the sites mentioned are in the transcript.

Free Websites that could Help Your Craft Business - Tin Teddy Blog

Our packaging needs to do three things.  It should protect our lovely handmade items, it should present them in an attractive manner and it should help promote our brand.  In this episode of the podcast I look at all three of these requirements.  Plus lots about how to delight your customers with your packaging, whilst saving money and protecting the environment at the same time.  Lots of hints and tips in this one.

Links to products mentioned, and a full transcript are in the show notes on the Tin Teddy Blog - Packaging Your Craft Products.

Most craft sellers dread getting a bad review.  In this episode of the Craft Seller Success Podcast I am discussing ways to prevent bad reviews, how to handle one if the worst happens.. and why having a bad review can actually be good for your craft shop (yes, honestly!)

There is a full transcript in the show notes on the Tin Teddy Blog - Argh, my Craft Shop Got a Bad Review

Most craft sellers regularly feel that they just don't have enough hours in the day to do all that they would like.  Whilst no one can magic more hours, there are many tried and tested techniques that may help you get more from the hours you have.

In this episode I explore numerous techniques, tips and tools to help the busy craft seller get more done whilst still having time for yourself, family and friends.

Shownotes and a full transcript are on the Tin Teddy Blog - Time Management for Craft Sellers

It can be very distressing when your handmade craft shop isn't getting as many sales as you would like. 

In this episode of the Craft Seller Success Podcast I aim to help you work out where the problem may lie, and how to fix common issues.

There is a full transcription, and links to all sites mentioned, on the Tin Teddy Blog - Episode 17 - Help! My Craft Shop Isn't Getting Any Sales!

It can be hard to compete when you are a small craft seller.  In this episode of the Craft Seller Success Podcast I look at how becoming an expert in your niche can help boost your sales.  What is an "expert", and what is a "niche"?  Why would you want to be one... and how do you actually do so?

Full transcript and shownotes on the Tin Teddy Blog - An Expert In Your Niche

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