Add Some Fall Flair with Thanksgiving Linen Napkins

As Thanksgiving draws near, there are only a handful of weeks to create a decorative environment for the big meal. One way to class up with color is to make you own linen napkins with fall colors. Once made, they can be reused year after year or they can make a lovely gift for your Thanksgiving guests. For a full tutorial how to sew Thanksgiving napkins, click here:: Linen Thanksgiving Napkins

Wash Away and Fill Wallets with Money Soap!

Soap makes a great stocking stuffer for your adult friends who enjoy the scent and for little kids if you put a small toy inside the bar or shape the bar into an animal. However, making soap that appeals to older kids might be tough. So bribe them! Create a soap bar that contains cold, hard cash inside to give teens a little bit more interest in hand washing. For a full tutorial on how to make money soap, click here:: Stocking stuffer gift: Money soap

Add to Your Marketing Strategy by Asking Outsiders’ Opinions

In any industry, whether it is in crafts, soap making, or otherwise, you develop marketing techniques based upon what you’ve seen and has been taught to you by your peers. While those may be great general rules of thumb, it can also limit your scope. It is hard to see other possibilities if you keep yourself inside your industry’s bubble. So what’s the solution? Talk to people who aren’t like you and aren’t in the crafts industry.

On the surface something like car sales, restaurants, or other businesses might not have anything to do with how to sell your wares. However, the differences in personality and approach might give you addition tools and sales strategy that might not have been considered. Like anything, take and try what could work, and leave the rest behind. For a full article on this topic, click here:: Seek Advice From People Who Aren’t Like You
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