Artisans Cooperative set up a “donation jar” for donations to the co-op, and artisans with their own Shopify store can do the same – for the co-op, for another favored cause, or for their own tips!
In order to learn more about “the workmanship of risk” from our handmade policy, we spoke to a few artisans from the co-op about their experiences with risk, craftsmanship, and what “handmade” means to them.
[Guest Post 5/5] The final post and conclusion to our series tells about our experience trying other marketplaces as an alternative to Etsy to diversify our income.
[Guest Post] To diversify our income from Etsy, we tried selling our handmade products on dropshipping sites in the mid- to late-2010’s. This is what we learned.
[Guest Post] To diversify our income from Etsy, we decided to post a few of our items on Amazon in 2014. n this post, we’ll share what it was like for us to post our handmade products on Amazon over a period of four years.
[Guest Post] From maker Schuttenworks, advice on the balance Artisanal Makers need to strike between keeping production steps in-house, automating with tools, and outsourcing.
[Guest Post] After realizing we needed an alternative to Etsy in 2012 to diversify our income, the first alternative we tried was building our own website.
[Guest Post] From maker Walnut Studiolo, the first in a five-part series sharing their experience trying out Etsy alternatives in 14 years of crafting.