Crafts and Craft Shows: How to Make Money

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Allworth Press, 2007 - Art - 225 pages
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Craftspeople and hobbyists will welcome this new edition of a popular book. Comprehensive and indispensable, Crafts and Crafts Shows 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--14,000 copies of the first edition sold!

Allworth Press, an imprint of Skyhorse Publishing, publishes a broad range of books on the visual and performing arts, with emphasis on the business of art. Our titles cover subjects such as graphic design, theater, branding, fine art, photography, interior design, writing, acting, film, how to start careers, business and legal forms, business practices, and more. While we don't aspire to publish a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are deeply committed to quality books that help creative professionals succeed and thrive. We often publish in areas overlooked by other publishers and welcome the author whose expertise can help our audience of readers.

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For many crafters, the proliferation of craft shows presents an opportunity to do enjoyable work while making money. However, the craft business is like any other small business, with all the pitfalls ... Read full review

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About the author (2007)

Philip Kadubec was an entrepreneur and self-taught master of craft marketing with 17 years of success in the crafting business. A veteran of more than 500 craft shows, he was cofounder of the Three Basketeers, a highly profitable crafting venture. This second edition has been revised by experienced crafter, retailer, and wholesaler Brauna Rosen.

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