An indispensable guide to styling your photos, by the fabulously talented Kim of Trampoline, a vintage shop which has some of the best photography on Etsy. 'Nuff said.
Please enjoy these free instructional video pods, covering many aspects of digital photography. These are great, easy to understand lessons for shooters of ALL LEVELS.
Written by Jason Dirks on May 24, 2010, originally posted on Meylah: http://meylah.com
Do you ever struggle with getting the perfect photograph of your products and wonder why the just don't look as good as they do in person? Most likely the answer is yes and it's probably due to how and where you are shooting your products as well as editing the final images, but it may also be due to your camera.
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Originally posted on Etsy by Heidi on June 21, 2010.
Originally posted on Going Home To Roost by Bonnie on June 16, 2010.
When it comes to selling online, I’ve made so many mistakes it’s a wonder I’m still afloat. here are what I think my top ten have been and how I’ve learned from them.
I am one of your fellow crafters sellling my wares in Etsy. When I first learned about the Etsy API, I played with it and decided to write a little web page to help me figure out who my potential customers are and where they are located.
I did a little research and found craftopolis.com, craftcult.com and etsyhacks.com. I reviewed the sites and found them very useful but I wanted to have a different way to present the data that the Etsy API has made available.
Galleria 1712 offers unique shared retail spaces for rent where artisians can show and sell their work to the general public. All artists and merchants keep 100% of their sales!
Wall spaces start at only $75 a month and booth spaces start at only $125 a month.
Shorpy is an online archive of thousands of high-resolution photos from the 1850s to 1950s. Our namesake, Shorpy Higginbotham, was a teenage coal miner who lived 100 years ago.
Artmuse.com offers an affordable way to collect the art of contemporary artists through limited and open edition prints. We are a curated gallery and dedicated to discovering unique, compelling, and talented artists from around the world to showcase weekly. We look for artists that show continuity within their vision and perspective. All of our artists are committed to their pursuit and craft of artistic, philosophic, and intellectual discovery — maybe even have a twist of humor there, too.
Awesome business tips from *the* design blog! They cover everything from wholesale, social media, photography, SEO, building a website and more!
Bespoke Zine is an Australian Zine by the handmade community : for the handmade community.
Jessica Van Den is the editor/crazy person behind this project.
Little Gray Fox is a little blog about my crafts, other people's crafts, tutorials and random things!
I am an artist, and I'm interested in consignment with my bonnie & clyde...Why should I sign up?
We do all the work, so you don't have to! You don't have to worry about setting up your own company, website, merchant account, advertising, etc. You don't have to figure out taxes, fees, shipping, and so on. This gives you the freedom to concentrate on making the art, not distributing it!
What are the fees for consignment?
Originally posted on Two Industrious Ferrets blog on 2/28/10:
Smaller Box, February 22, 2010:
Picnik offers really good free photo editing and can be used in conjunction with Flickr for a very reasonable yearly membership. Memebership also includes more advanced photo editing tools. Picnik is easy to use, quick and intuitive. You'll love it.
Why the name? Blackbird has been my nickname since junior high after The Beatle’s song, Blackbird. The number 72 is my birth year. The lyrics to this song has and will always hit my inner being with a mixture of emotions. The words sing true to me and what has happened in my life.
Lee is a maker of things, doer of stuff living in Portland, Oregon with her partner, Pete, and her kitty, Garbanzo. She works at home, spending all of her time writing, designing, making, teaching, spinning, photographing, brainstorming, and creating.
If you are a small business owner, you probably have a website to sell your goods, right? Did you know that even the smallest details of your website speak volumes about the quality and professionalism of your business?