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Vendor Insurance Is Cheaper Than You Think

Vendor Insurance Is Cheaper Than You Think

Here’s the thing: as a vendor, you know you should be insured. You know that vendor insurance is one of the best ways to protect your business and the work you’ve put in to make it a success. At the same time, it’s hard to justify spending money on something when you don’t know if you’ll ever get anything out of it. You’ve never had a major accident on the job before, and the chance of something going wrong at your next event is small, right? The truth is, risks are more present than you think they are, and vendor insurance is cheaper than you thought it was. We’ll explain: Vendor Insurance: The Costs Vs. The Benefits The value of vendor insurance all comes down to the costs vs. the benefits. Let’s look at the benefits first. Even if you’ve never had... Read more

What Every Art Vendor Needs to Understand to Sell More

What Every Art Vendor Needs to Understand to Sell More

A variety of people come to art events and everyone may be looking for something different and they’re all in different phases. Some people come just to browse and other come with cash in hand itching to buy. As an event vendor, knowing what these phases are and how to treat people in different phases is crucial to succeeding in any business. The sales funnel that we are going to go over is not our invention. It’s been used for years with great success and this post should be used as a starting point to launch you into understanding more about what your consumers go through before they buy your product. Awareness- At every event or art festival hundreds, if not thousands, of people come by your booth and look at your art. How many times have y... Read more

Art Festival

Art Festival

Introducing ArtFestival.com One of the biggest art festival organizers in the country is teaming up with us in order to offer affordable, easy-to-use artists and crafters insurance to more artists and vendors. Like oil and canvas, ACT Insurance and ArtFestival.com just go together. ArtFestival.com allows you to search for shows all over the United States and register for them online. You can even create a profile for yourself that will display your art, have a link to your business website, and include a short description about who you are. Over the last 30 years, Howard Alan, founder of ArtFestival.com, has been running art and craft shows all across the United States. Each show features between one to three hundred artists and crafters. Howard, with his wife Debbie, consider e... Read more

Warrens Cranberry Festival

Warrens Cranberry Festival

When it comes to planning which festivals you are going to, the number of attendees is king. Each pair of eyes that is on your brand is a prospective customer—this should be the determining factor on whether or not you make an effort to go. Have you ever heard of the Warrens Cranberry Festival? With over 120,000 visitors and more than 1,300 spots for vendors, and 850 for arts and crafts, you may want to look into it. Since 1973, Warrens, Wisconsin has been home to the world’s largest cranberry festival. In a town with less than 400 year-round residents, putting on a festival of this magnitude may seem impossible, but for the last 45 years, they’ve held their festival on the last full weekend of September. If you’re looking into getting a booth at the Warrens Cranberry... Read more

3 Huge Advantages of One-Day Vendor Insurance

3 Huge Advantages of One-Day Vendor Insurance

Imagine a friend coming to you and saying, “Hey, if you ever get in trouble, I’ve got your back. Oh, and I have millions of dollars.” That is essentially what insurance companies do. For a relatively small fee, they back you with large sums of money. However, most policies charge you on an annual basis. If you only need insurance for a single event, this presents a problem. Enter one-day vendor insurance.   One-day vendor insurance means that, instead of paying for an annual policy, you only pay for the days when you are at an event. Although there are several advantages to buying coverage this way, here are the 3 biggest ones. 1. One-Day Event Vendor Insurance Is Affordable Let’s say that you only go to a few events a year, with each event only lasting for one day. It may... Read more

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