“Successful online artists and crafters come from many different backgrounds. Some have advanced art and design degrees from prestigious universities, while others are self-taught. Some businesses start with abundant funding and support; others begin on a shoestring and grow in the spare time between other jobs and responsibilities.” – Excerpt from the first section of The Everything Guide to Selling Arts and Crafts Online
This book is about success. About creating an online following of customers and fans for your handcrafts. About realizing your dream of creating a thriving business centered around the artwork you love.
I wrote the book, based on my own experience as a watercolor artist selling my paintings online. But I had lots of help. The book is filled with real-life examples, photos, screenshots, advice and interviews with successful sellers. You’ll meet knit and fiber artists, potters, painters and glassmakers. You’ll read the stories of artisans from around the world selling their art on Artfire, Etsy, eBay, CafePress and many other venues.
You’re going to love these people. They will rock your world!
The book is currently in production, and will be released early in the Fall of 2013. Meanwhile, stay tuned to this website for advanced information and special peeks into the how-to guide that will guide you through the steps to online selling success.