The Handmade Marketplace
Turn your craft into a successful business! Even the most expert crafters may find it challenging to market and sell their wares, but with Kari Chapin you have an experienced guide at your side. Learn to determine your cost of goods, set prices, identify the competition, and understand the ins and outs of wholesale and retail sales. Explore the various sales venues available, including independent craft fairs, Web sites such as Etsy, and traditional stores, and learn to maximize your visibility and sales in each one. Want to start your own website? Chapin shows you how to style and prop your crafts for photography and explains how the most popular Web marketplaces operate. You'll find everything you need to turn your talent into profits.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Lakenvelder - LibraryThing
I just finished this book and I must tell you I was impressed with the content. It has some great advice for online present from using social media sites to having your own website. I felt the advice ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - satyridae - LibraryThing
Breezy, fun overview of, well, how to sell one's crafts. It covers too much to be particularly in-depth- but it doesn't claim to be. Overall it felt like a series of magazine articles, with pull ... Read full review
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The Handmade Marketplace, 2nd Edition: How to Sell Your Crafts Locally ...
Limited preview - 2010