Category: Pricing Your Products

Pricing your products

Pricing Your Artwork

Of all the questions I receive from the arts and crafts producers, questions on pricing your artwork tops the list. Pricing has no simple rules that apply to every product you create — especially if you have unique or high…

Understanding the Robinson-Packman Act

I have received lots of questions and discussions over my last article on Adding Marketing Costs to Your Wholesale Pricing — especially on the Robinson-Packman Act quoted in the article. The Robinson-Packman Act basically required each manufacture to wholesale their…

Pricing Your Products

Appropriate Pricing of Your Products is a major stumbling block for many producers and professional crafters.  I read lots of stories around the internet of folks who just don’t understand the basic formula around pricing products for retail/wholesale: Total Costs…

Wholesale Pricing 101

Taking the step from retailing to wholesaling your products can be a big step — but not if you have your Wholesale Pricing researched and in place FIRST! Personally, I have written numerous posts (see links below) and have published…

Crafter/Artisan Survey

I have made lots of friends on Facebook and Linked over the years and am happy to have connected with many folks in the same industry — professional crafters, producers and artisans. One such person is Shasta McLaughlin, Top Art…

Are Wholesale Margins Changing?

I pride myself on sharing accurate, up-to-date information with the people I work with.  Running your own business can be difficult enough, but with bad of out-of-date information, it could be disastrous. A member of my LinkedIn Selling Wholesale to…

Sell Wholesale on Etsy?

Yes, if you have not heard, Etsy announced their pending launch of  a wholesale marketplace  for their sellers.  Etsy, who has been under fire lately for their questionable policy concerning handmade products, is now directing attention to their Etsy Wholesale…

Wholesaling Your Handmade Items

Every so often, I run into an article on wholesale/retail pricing that brings out another point that I find interesting. The following article is from the perspective of an Etsy seller deciding to sell their handmade items to a retail…