eCommerce Basics for Rural Artists & Makers
This workshop is for artists living within the Five Wings Arts Council counties: Cass, Crow Wing, Morrison, Todd, and Wadena.
Learn how to set up and run an online store for your artwork and creative goods. This workshop will explore the pluses and minuses of popular platforms like Big Cartel, Etsy, Shopify and SquareSpace, as well as print-on-demand (P.O.D.) platforms like Fine Art America and Redbubble. We will discuss how to accept payments, collect sales tax, purchase supplies, promote your stores, and package and ship your work. This workshop will also have a special emphasis on the challenges and opportunities for artists in rural communities, including shipping, broadband internet access and local tax issues.
Date/Time: Monday, October 11, 2021, 6:30-9:00 pm Central Time
Presenter: Andy Sturdevant, Springboard for the Arts