Artist Bootcamp: Sell Your Craft-Based Work Online with Ruth Smith, captain of WEST
Tuesday, October 29, 7-9:30 pm
611 Main Street
Free for MAWA and ACI members, $10 for non-members
No need to register, just show up
Do you create an awesome craft that needs a broader audience? Looking for an online venue that keeps you creating without the hassles of finding quality craft sales or stores?
This workshop will walk you through the basic steps of launching online by showing you how to set up a successful shop, and how to grow it and succeed on a popular platform. Bring your questions and join in the discussion as tips and tricks for selling your crafts online are shared. Come and learn how selling your crafts online can open up opportunities!
Ruth Smith was born into a maker family and has been creating crafts since macramé was first in. The chief creative force behind Periwinkle Designs, she has been an online seller since 2008 on multiple platforms with close to 500 online sales. Smith is also the captain of a local online street team and has been supporting local online sellers by organizing team events since 2009. A professional project manager by day and craft maven by night, Smith balances the demands of running a small business and raising a family. www.mawa.ca