Frequently Asked Questions

I want to write for Craft Industry Alliance. Are you taking submissions?

Yes! Our articles are carefully researched, written, and edited. We hire writers to cover stories in all sectors of the craft industry and to explore topics related to entrepreneurship and small business for creatives.

Submissions must be original, not previously published online or in print, and accurate.

Please send your pitch to We will be in touch if your article fits with our mission and upcoming editorial calendar.

Is there a jurying process to qualify to become a member of Craft Industry Alliance?
Our only requirement is you have a business name.
What is your commitment to diversity and inclusion?

Craft Industry Alliance is committed to fostering a community that reflects the rich history and cultures of craft and the diversity of crafters. Our goal is to continuously evolve and to proactively create an organization that seeks to represent and recognize this diversity.

Most immediately, we acknowledge and strive to address the conscious and unconscious bias and systemic racism that exists in the crafts industry and in society by ensuring that our board members, staff, and contributors reflect the range of diversity in our community. Together, we work to create a shared digital space that is caring, safe, and inclusive for all members of the Craft Industry Alliance community.We have begun our initial steps and are committed to continuing to proactively build on this effort.

We’re on a learning curve and mistakes happen. Your feedback is encouraged and necessary for our collective growth. Please reach out at or anonymously through the mail.

Will Craft Industry Alliance be relevant to me if I live outside the US?


What if I don’t want my membership to renew automatically?
Is Craft Industry Alliance a non-profit organization?

No. We are community-driven and work together with our members for the greater good of all craft industry professionals, but Craft Industry Alliance is a for-profit LLC owned by Abby Glassenberg and led in collaboration with a Board of Advisors.

What if my business is still very small? Is there a minimum requirement of business experience required before you can join?
How can I cancel my account?

To cancel your account:

  1. Login
  2. Click Account (in the top right corner of the screen.)
  3. 单击“订阅”选项卡。
  4. 单击订阅旁边的“取消”。
  5. 单击是确认。

Please note that we do not offer refunds unless your subscription has auto-renewed within the last 14 days. If this has happened and you wish to cancel, please email to arrange a refund.

How do I change the information that appears in the Members and Business directories?
To change the profile information other members can see in the Members and Businesses directories:

  • Login (top right corner.)
  • Click My Profile (also top right.)
  • Click Edit.
  • 单击“个人”以更改化身,姓名和社交媒体链接。
  • 单击“生意”以更改徽标,URL和业务描述。


As part of our commitment to creating a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion within our organization and the crafts industry as a whole, we highly encourage individuals with Black, Latinx, Asian, or Native American ancestry to apply.

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