Fine Craft as a Business – Website Basics – What Kind & Why?

Location: PA Guild of Craftsmen (PGC), 335 N. Queen St., Lancaster, PA, 2nd Floor  (In person and via Zoom).


This class will have morning and afternoon sessions. In the morning, Christine Wright, creator of handwoven beaded jewelry and graphic designer, will walk you through website basics: What kind of site would work for you, what might be a good platform for your needs, and what you need to pull together so that you can be ready for launch. She will also compare different kinds of websites concerning their pros and cons, pricing, ease of setup and use, and more. This will include some discussion of using websites versus Etsy or other social media to advertise and sell your merchandise, In the afternoon, Denise Wilz, PA Guild of Craftsmen Master Artisan and creator of Pennsylvania Redware Pottery, will give a tour of WIX software. She will be followed by Beth deVitry, enamelist and studio goldsmith, who will give a tour of Shopify software. Christine Wright will also give a tour of WordPress software. These presentations will be followed by a question & answer session with Christine Wright, Denise Wilz & Beth deVitry.

PGC’s Fine Craft As A Business program assists PGC members and others in navigating the business world so they can be successful in running an art/craft business and/or participating in a craft show.  We do this by offering workshops and a Mentor Program to help people set up, maintain, or expand their art/craft business and to enrich their business skills in general. Workshops are open to both PGC Members and the public. The Mentor program is open only to PGC Members.

Cancellation/Refund Policy: 

The Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen does not provide cash refunds for the cancellation of classes unless the class is canceled by the instructor or the Guild.

In order to request a withdrawal from a workshop, students must contact the Guild by phone at 717-431-8706 or contact us here at least 7 days prior to the class. Students who request a withdrawal at least 7 days prior to the class will receive a credit that can be used toward another workshop. No refunds or transfers will be given to cancellation requests made with less than 24 hours’ notice of the class.

Please note that we are unable to provide refunds for missed classes due to personal scheduling conflicts. If you are sick with Covid-19 or believe that you may have been recently exposed, please email

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Non Member - In Personshow details + $30.00 USD  
The Guild Member - In Person ($10.00 USD) is available to members only. On Sale
Non Member - Via Zoomshow details + $30.00 USD  
The Guild Member - Via Zoom ($10.00 USD) is available to members only. On Sale

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