Creative Cash: How to Profit from Your Special Artistry, Creativity, Hand Skills, and Related Know-How

Creative Cash: How to Profit from Your Special Artistry, Creativity, Hand Skills, and Related Know-How

by Barbara Brabec
     
 

Turn Your Passion Into A Lucrative Vocation
Did you know that you can turn your creativity into a profitable business? Imagine making thousands of dollars a year from a hobby you love! Millions of people just like you are using their creative talents to make big money. With the help of this crafts business classic, so can you!
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Turn Your Passion Into A Lucrative Vocation
Did you know that you can turn your creativity into a profitable business? Imagine making thousands of dollars a year from a hobby you love! Millions of people just like you are using their creative talents to make big money. With the help of this crafts business classic, so can you!
The nation's top expert on this topic, Barbara Brabec, gives you everything you need to know to launch a lucrative home-based business. Packed with dozens of moneymaking ideas and the success secrets of more than 100 professional crafters and industry experts, this guide shows you how to:
·Discover the hobby that will pay off for you
·Start your own home shop, boutique, or party planning business
·Sell your work through retail or wholesale outlets
·Develop and sell your original patterns and designs
·Write how-to articles for craft magazines
·Get started teaching at home or in local craft shops
·And much, much more!
"The liveliest, most down-to-earth, non-intimidating approach to making money from your crafts that I've ever seen."
—Interweave Press
"An invaluable road map based on the real-life experiences of craft entrepreneurs. . . . The ultimate 'how-to' in crafting."
—Renee; Chase, Webmaster, Crafter.Com
"Easy reading, with plenty of interesting real-life examples sprinkled in, providing practical advice from those who've been there."
—Miriam Olson, editor, Crafts Magazine
"Chock-full of moneymaking strategies for craftspeople at every level."
—Amy Detwiler, editor in chief, Sunshine Artist
"Amazingly fresh and insightful . . . inspiring to read . . . a brilliant book to help keep crafters on the road to success."
—Maria Nerius, host of "Creative Chat" on Aleene's Creative Living show (TNN)
"As usual, Barbara has her hand on the pulse of the craft industry."
—Linda Coomer, Coomers Craft Malls

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761514251
Publisher:
Crown Publishing Group
Publication date:
07/28/1998
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
7.22(w) x 9.16(h) x 0.63(d)

Meet the Author

Barbara Brabec is one of the world's leading experts on how to turn an art or crafts hobby into a profitable home-based business. She regularly communicates with thousands of creative people through her Web site at www.barbarabrabec.com.

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