Category Archives: Business

Craft Business and Handmade Business Tips, SEO Tricks, Blog Ideas, E Books and lots of great ways to improve your handmade business. At Pop Shop America we’re more than just a craft fair.

Midwest Craft Con Takes Place Every February

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The Midwest Craft Con is on! We can’t wait until February because the Midwest Craft Con is happening in Columbus, Ohio. We got to chat with Grace Dobush, the creator of Crafty Supermarket, and one of the organizers of the Midwest Craft Con about the event. BB: When, Where, and What is the Midwest Craft Con? […]

How to Make the Most of the Holidays – Small Business Growth Strategies

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The holidays are the biggest time of year for any retail business. The statistics are crazy! Over 450 Billion Dollars will likely be spent on gifts this year according to the National Retail Federation. Online will account for over 100 billion of that total. For a handmade craft businesses those numbers may be more elusive. […]

How to See What Content from Your Website Others Have Pinned on Pinterest

See What's Been Pinned on Pinterest by Others in this easy tutorial

Pinterest is a giant of social media. We at Pop Shop absolutely love it. It’s perfect for creative businesses. The pins that you create are permanent and can get repinned at any time. It’s full of handmade goods and the best place to see dreamy, idealized, beautiful, creative everything. Many pins are direct from Etsy.com […]

What to Bring to a Craft Fair Printable Checklist

DOWNLOAD THE CHECKLIST HERE Here is a super easy ‘what to bring to a craft fair’ checklist. These are the essentials! It’s easy to forget a thing or two while you are packing, so print this bad boy out and check them off as you go. At Pop Shop, we’ve worked with a lot of […]

The Business of Handmade: Part 1 (Reading List)

Reading List for Crafters - Best Books for Crafters

Pop Shop America hosts a series of handmade & vintage pop up events. We have monthlies at Pavement Clothing and 2 big festivals a year in Houston TX. We work with over 400 makers and small businesses and have an annual attendance of somewhere around 15,000 people. The business of being a crafter is something […]

Dear Handmade Life Podcast Debuts Today

Delilah Snell from Dear Handmade Life and the Patchwork Show California Crafts

Delilah Snell and Nicole Stevenson are crafters on a mission. These ladies are the organizers of The Patchwork Show an indie craft fair that takes place in multiple cities across California, and the organizers of Craftcation a business conference for Makers + Bloggers + DIY enthusiasts.  Delilah and Nicole are big picture thinkers. In their […]

Now Hiring Bloggers

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As of April 2nd 2018, Pop Shop America is now hiring 2 bloggers! We would love for you to join our team. We are looking for fun loving enthusiastic bloggers that are great with photography. Bloggers can live anywhere in the world but must be fluent English speakers. Bloggers must write about diy, recipes, lifestyle, […]