Business & Economics

Make Money at Craft Shows

Author: Russ Searle

Publisher: Trafford Publishing


Category: Business & Economics

Page: 93

View: 808

Provides information about merchandising, selling and advertising handicrafts at craft fairs and shows.
Crafts & Hobbies

How to Make Money with a Wood Lathe - Best Selling Wooden Crafts and Turning Projects

Author: John Davidson

Publisher: Mendon Cottage Books


Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 80

View: 993

Are you a hobbyist who likes to work with wood? Is using a wood lathe your skill polishing platform? Have you ever thought of making money using this craft? Selling your wood lathe projects for profitable margins can be a very lucrative business for amateurs. This is not the only craft or hobby that can be converted into a profession or a means for earning a living.
Business & Economics

Easy Business for Women with Little or No Money

Author: Dr. Mary E. Waters

Publisher: AuthorHouse


Category: Business & Economics

Page: 216

View: 416

Explains how easy it is to start and run a business. List many businesses to start with little or no money. Shows how to turn those arts and crafts items into a business. Very informative for men and women.

Making Money At Craft Shows

Author: Lilliam Donar




Page: 236

View: 628

Want to sell your handmade crafts or artwork at craft shows, but have no idea where to start? Or maybe you've taken the first step, and have tried selling your art at a craft fair or two, but now you're looking for ideas on how to sell more, how to make your booth more appealing to customers, and where to find more venues to sell your handmade goods at? You've come to the right place! Comprehensive and indispensable, this book gives advice on everything needed to succeed in the craft-show marketplace. Easy-to-follow instructions make it a snap to select the best shows to attend, create an appealing booth, and offer good customer service. Each chapter in the top-selling guidebook has been completely updated to reflect recent changes in the craft world and the book includes new information on branding, creating products that can compete in today's marketplace, selling on the Internet, and taking promotional photos, as well as creating new marketing strategies for pricing and moving merchandise. -Easy to read, full of practical wisdom and entertaining stories -Up-to-the-minute information on internet marketing and branding -Proven advice
Handicraft industries

Craft Show Business

Author: Patricia Baranyai

Publisher: Patricia Baranyai


Category: Handicraft industries

Page: 336

View: 485

Sell Your Jewelry at Craft Shows! The top reason jewelry artists fail at craft shows is that they don't know how to choose shows. Add to that an undefined collection, an ineffective presentation and profits are hard to come by. Imagine if you could bypass all the common mistakes when selecting craft shows and selling your jewelry, before booking your first show. What if you could learn the most effective ways to sell your jewelry before spending any money on shows? Craft Show Business reveals not only how to avoid craft show duds, but also how to sell your jewelry using proven strategies for success. The vast majority of craft show information focuses on basic advice without all the meaty how-to details. We all know that putting out a candy dish for visitors will not attract serious buyers, but only those who want free candy! Backed by 25 plus years of industry experience, at over 300 craft shows, the strategies contained in this book will walk you through the business step-by-step. Discover proven methods for selling your jewelry, growing your perfect customer base and for building a successful jewelry business. Proven Sales Strategies With over 60 pages in the -Proven Selling Strategies- chapter alone, this book will change your perception with crucial information that puts you in charge of your own success. Here's what you'll discover in this in-depth, information-packed book: How to choose the best shows that will bring in a profit and build a repeating customer base How to rethink your application packages to increase your chances of getting into better shows How to display your jewelry to create maximum impact that pulls in the sales How to pre-market your shows on a budget and drive more traffic to your booth Learn how to talk and engage with a crowd without scaring people off Discover how to properly prepare for an upcoming show and set yourself up for success Learn insider tricks for how to increase sales and build a solid customer base Learn how to keep the good shows coming and the bad ones at bay Learn how to price your work for better sales and increase your profits Learn how to make record keeping simple and free up your time to make more money Learn lots of proven strategies to increase your sales and streamline your approach to designing items that are proven best sellers Learn how to make your business and designs stand out from the competition How to tweak your business so that you have money coming in year round How to protect yourself and your work at shows Learn how your personal money blocks hold you back and what potentially prevents you from having a thriving business The most common craft show risks can be avoided by preparing yourself with the right knowledge. Craft Show Business gives you an insider's grasp of how to choose the best shows and arms you with vital insights on how to present and sell your work. You will learn proactive strategies that are tested and verified. Think of the possibilities for your business when you can learn time-proven methods that will have you selling like a pro. This long-needed book cuts through the steep learning curve and eliminates years of wasted money and time. With complete and thorough advice from a seasoned professional, Craft Show Business is the essential guide, giving you the facts you need to make the important decisions. Take the guesswork out of building a show lineup you can count on starting now. Before you spend a dime on a craft show, find out everything you need to know about selecting great shows and how to boost your sales at craft fairs and festivals. Let this be the year you finally get your collection out there and into the hands of your customers!
Business & Economics

How to Make Money Using Etsy

Author: Timothy Adam

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons


Category: Business & Economics

Page: 240

View: 770

In a world where most products are manufactured by machines, Etsy offers an online platform for makers of handmade products and crafts to market and sell their goods to a vast network of buyers who demand unique, genuine products. To date, the site has attracted over 400,000 sellers who collectively have sold over 30 million items, generating more than $180.6 million in revenue. The only resource of its kind, How to Make Money Using Etsy--written by Tim Adam who has successfully been selling his products all over the world through his Etsy shop since 2007--guides readers step-by-step through the many stages of selling online. How-to topics include: Establish your Etsy shop Effectively photograph your products Post your products to optimize visibility and increase sales Brand your business Use social media like blogs, Twitter, and Facebook to connect with buyers and grow your business
Business & Economics

How to Start a Home-Based Jewelry Making Business

Author: Maire Loughran

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield


Category: Business & Economics

Page: 224

View: 706

How to Start a Home-Based Jewelry Making Business is for creative, talented women who want to turn their passion for beautiful jewelry into a profitable sideline or full-time business. Selling and making jewelry is one of the more high-margin craft businesses and with the right approach to sales and a stylish look, one can develop a devoted following. In addition to the essentials common to the series, this book also includes information on pricing jewelry, setting up a Web site, and how to get celebrity attention.
Business & Economics

The Millionaire's Bible Vol.1

Author: Rafal Col Publishing

Publisher: Rafal Col


Category: Business & Economics

Page: 146

View: 221

We all want to make a million, the truth is that it will not happen overnight unless you win the lottery or you have some money in the family waiting for you. But for the rest of us, there is still a way to get it! This is a guide of 100's of ways to make tons of money!! Things only the insiders knew and businesses you can start. There is too much information to list in one book, so a 2nd one will be out soon! Anyone can try these businesses and be on your way to making that first million! There are way of getting it with no investment, little investment, or a good investment, but ANYONE can do it!
Crafts & Hobbies

Crafter's Market

Author: Abigail Patner Glassenberg

Publisher: Penguin


Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 380

View: 702

Turn Your Crafting Into a Career! All over the world, creatives are turning their hobby into their livelihoods--and Crafter's Market offers the competitive edge you need to make your craft your career. This comprehensive guide will introduce you to a new world of possibilities for taking your craft to the next level. To help you on your journey, this edition is updated with fresh resources, such as: • Over 250 new listings for complete, up-to-date contacts and submission guidelines for more than 1,500 craft market resources, including craft shows, publishers, marketplaces, and more! • Informative, inspirational articles on building your brand, customer communication, teaching classes, getting press coverage, photographing your goods, and more, from successful craft business owners. • Actions you can take today to grow your business now, no matter your creative medium--quilting, sewing, knitting, crochet, papercraft, or jewelry making! Whether you're looking to expand your online presence or you're just beginning to think about how to turn your weekend hobby into a side business, Crafter's Market is the complete resource for creative professionals.