Online platform offers video tutorials so you can learn to improve your craft and turn it into a business.
If you’ve got a knack for arts, crafts, and other creative endeavors, then you might just have a business opportunity on your hands.
Craftsy is an online platform that features over 1,300 video tutorials on everything in the realm of creativity—from sewing to drawing, cooking to baking, quilting and photography. Craftswomen can also buy supplies and materials directly on the site.
The platform has been referred to as a combination of YouTube, Etsy, and Pinterest. On Craftsy, creative entrepreneurs can learn from and teach each other. It’s a great way to independently learn skills which can translate into a viable part-time business. Users can peruse thousands of video tutorials to improve their skills, build a network with other craft enthusiasts, and potentially sell their creations on websites such as Etsy or even stalls at local markets, like the Maker’s Market in Times Square or The Ripe Markets in Dubai and Abu Dhabi.
Craftswomen can even make money teaching their skills by teaming up with Craftsy to produce videos. Unlike the free tutorials scattered all over the internet, Craftsy carefully selects its instructors and uses high quality production in their videos, spending up to $15,000 in filming sessions. The company pays tutors and experts for every class, and teachers get a percentage of the revenue.
Article by: Alexandra Chaves