Inside Handmade: Bringing Handmade News to the Radio

New radio show by gives the inside scoop to the handmade community.

Tucson, AZ, April 24, 2009 --(, the premier online handmade marketplace, has branched out to offer a voice to the handmade community on the radio. The new radio show, Inside Handmade, will feature the CEO and COO of, John Jacobs and Tony Ford, as they address issues and topics in the arts and crafts world. Inside Handmade will include an inside look at hot trends and techniques in the world of handmade selling, as well as tried and tested business methods and marketing tools. Artisans will also enjoy behind the scenes information on, including tips, contests, trivia, and questions and answers sessions.

Inside Handmade will premier this Thursday, April 23, 2009, on Blockhead Radio at 1:30 p.m. eastern time.

About ArtFire: is online artisan community where talented artists can buy and sell their handmade artwork online. With over 20,000 members and counting, ArtFire is dedicated to the success of each and every one of its sellers in the handmade marketplace. Their radio show will help educate their members as to how they can get the most out of their artisan business.

“Both Tony and I have had experience in the business world, and we want to share our knowledge with our sellers,” said John Jacobs, President of “Inside Handmade is our way of doing so.”

Tony Ford
Executive Vice President, Marketing
ArtFire, Inc.

Tony Ford