Handmade for Profit!: Hundreds of Secrets to Success in Selling Arts & Crafts

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M. Evans, 1996 - Handicraft industries - 271 pages
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Handmade for Profit! is a book for experienced crafters and those just getting their feet wet. The market for handmade products is full of joys and difficulties, and Barbara Brabec is the best guide to both. Whatever you do - whatever products you make - Barbara has plenty of great strategies for selling them at maximum profit. Six chapters focus on how to sell to sixteen different retail markets while the rest of the book builds practical skills in such areas as business planning and management, goal setting, record keeping, time management, new product development, designing displays, selling in person or by mail, business promotion and publicity, and creating professional printed materials. Tips from successful crafters show you how to avoid their mistakes and repeat their successes. Handmade for Profit! is a must for all people who have a serious interest in selling what they make.

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Brabec and Platt are both successful craft authors with a wealth of business experience to share with those who are just starting out. Although their product lines are somewhat different, the business ... Read full review


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Brabec is one of America's best-known small-business writers & speakers. She is one of the world's leading experts on how to turn an art or crafts hobby into a profitable home-based business.

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