Friday, February 22, 2008

Formula for pricing crafts

From my various notes, here is my notes regarding pricing crafted items:

mail order operations
38% Ad costs
40% merchandise
10% operations
2% accounting
provides 10% profit before taxes

To watch for:
expenditure of payroll
equipment
supply costs and advertisement

My Etsy queries

Gift tags:
http://www.etsy.com/search_results.php?search_type=tag_title&search_query=gift+tags

ACEO links

The ACEO Magazine:
http://aceomagazine.com/

Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Online Creative Communities


A Vast Network of Online Communities for Creative Individuals

http://bigreef.org/

Wednesday, February 6, 2008

Commerce

www.comemrceonline.com

Jewelry and bead notes

Portuguese jewelry blogger:
http://carinhux.blogspot.com/Request of star on etsy with hole, this one is sold outhttp://www.phoenixorion.com/phoenixorion/crystalcarvings2a.htm

check this out: http://www.phoenixorion.com/


http://www.bigstoneinc.com
1180 bway, 1st floor 779-9888
120 bway 3rd floor

bead stringing - wire:
http://beadalon.com

http://glwshows.com retail gem, lapidary and gift show

http://www.glasscraftinc.com beads and lampworking needs, supplies, tools

http:/www.peterstone.com celtic collection, MD

www.silver-express.com TX , meaning of gems

www.wholesalesterling.com MD wholesale only

www.jewelryplus.net AZ - figures, shapes, silver for designers...

www.gemorex 55w 47St #950

www.africanaccents.com

http://firemountaingems.com

www.peruvianjewelry.com IN

www.beadexpo.com NM

www.rishasha.com fine findings no min

www.limitedition.com TX

www.beadindustries NY 49W 37th St - 15th floor

www.wholebead.com

www.ic-gemshop.com.pl Afghan emerald

Knitting Links and info

Got online knitting class:
http://www.fiberartshop.com

http://www.fiberartshop.com/knclbg.com - hot to knit - beginner knitting in .pdf