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Tracking Stock & Investment

I am trying to figure the best way to track things I purchase for upcycling and repurposing.  A lot of what I buy is home decor in flea mar…

Started by Cindy Welch

3 Jun 1, 2018
Reply by Richard L. Sherer

Buy and sell

I was recently in a fair where a neighbor was selling die cut mats of Batman and Purdue, star wars  etc. and placing them over legos glued…

Started by Kelly Meska

4 May 30, 2018
Reply by Kelly Meska

Fulltime RVers traveling to Art Fairs

Is there anyone else out there whose primary residence is their RV and they do not have a physical residence anywhere? I ask because this w…

Started by Michael Thomas

11 May 25, 2018
Reply by Thomas Schoeller

Making Art, Jewelry or Soap?

We have been writing a lot of policies already this year for artists who make and sell artwork, jewelry and personal care products (soaps,…

Started by Christopher Alexander

0 May 8, 2018

Credit card payment systems

Did my first show (yeah!) and learned a whole lot. I also learned that I don't have a clue about a bunch of stuff! What do you all recommen…

Started by Kris Tracy

13 May 6, 2018
Reply by Melanie Moore

Edition number tracking

Primarily photographers and possibly painters might have an answer. ALL of my work is done in limited editions, for any one particular Art…

Started by Larry Sohn

5 Apr 30, 2018
Reply by Thomas Jacobs

accepting credit cards

I have been away from art fairs for a few years, which means starting over on how to best accept credit cards. Getting back into the game,…

Started by karen cooper

13 Apr 10, 2018
Reply by karen cooper

to post/not to post copyright notices in booth

I am curious, do other artists post copyright notices in their booths? This is an extensive subject, we're not going to cover it in depth h…

Started by Mark Zirinsky

13 Mar 5, 2018
Reply by David S. Hoornstra

Business Conducted - Mobile Device

Do most artists now conduct the majority of their business from their phones/tablets? Like taking payments, maintaining social media presen…

Started by Christopher Alexander

2 Mar 1, 2018
Reply by greta anthony

Is creating art killing you?

and I mean that in the very literal sense.  A recent email forwarded to me from a show organizer from a jeweler:  "Can never make my jewelr…

Started by Connie Mettler

6 Feb 12, 2018
Reply by Sandra J. Atkins-Moran


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