James Dillehay is a nationally recognized expert on marketing arts and crafts. Professional craft artist and author of eight books, Dillehay’s articles have helped readers of Family Circle, The Crafts Report, Better Homes & Gardens, Country Almanac, Sunshine Artist, Ceramics Monthly, Florida Retirement Lifestyles and more.James has been interviewed in The Wall Street Journal, The Chicago Tribune, Bottom Line Personal and has appeared as a featured guest on HGTV’s The Carol Duvall Show. He served as a member of the advisory boards to the National Craft Association and ArtisanStreet.com. He has been listed in Who’s Who of American Entrepreneurs.James is a certified Guerrilla Marketing Coach and co-author of the best-selling, "Guerrilla Marketing on the Front Lines." He teaches seminars and workshops on marketing, pricing and online promotion of arts and crafts. He weaves and writes in a studio frequently visited by deer, bobcats, the occasional skunk and other wildlife next to the Cibola National Forest in central New Mexico.
How to Price Crafts and Things You Make to Sellby James Dillehay
Learn how to price crafts and things you make to sell with this easy-to-follow manual. Discover formulas and strategies to make your craft prices more profitable, when selling retail or wholesale, online or to stores and at craft shows. If you have been considering starting a home business with things to make to sell or you are already selling crafts but losing… See more details below
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Learn how to price crafts and things you make to sell with this easy-to-follow manual. Discover formulas and strategies to make your craft prices more profitable, when selling retail or wholesale, online or to stores and at craft shows. If you have been considering starting a home business with things to make to sell or you are already selling crafts but losing money, you need "How to Price Crafts."
This is a revised updated edition of "The Basic Guide to Pricing Your Craftwork" from artisan and craft business author, James Dillehay. You get:
Formulas and examples of pricing crafts when selling retail or wholesale, online or off
Stand out from the crowd with 10 competitive ways to price crafts
Get 15 strategies for how to price crafts higher by increasing perceived value
Learn how to price crafts that are one-of-a-kind items
Guarantee that your craft prices are really earning you a profit
Find examples of how to keep records so you can quickly learn how to price crafts as you make them
Boost your cash flow income so you will never run out of money to run your craft business
Get 12 sources for buying craft supplies at the lowest possible costs
Increase output of things to make to sell with a more efficient workspace
Save money at tax time with tax advantages from your craft business
And much more about how to price crafts that you probably never imagined would help your craft business' bottom line
What Others Say About the First Edition:
"There's so much valuable information in here that I highly recommend it to any crafter who'd like to make a profit on her wares." ~ H. Grove, Maryland, USA
"An excellent resource . . . a well organized book is nothing without solid information and the book delivers here." ~ The Crafts Report
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I have been doing crafts for a long time now and this book gave me more ideas of what I can make and sell. I learned a lot about what I was doing wrong and what I was doing right by reading this book. This book is for any craft maker at any skill level. This book will help you out.
I have been focusing all of my energy selling my products to friends and family but that doesn't make me very much money. I put a lot of time in to my crafts and I wanted to make decent money with them. This book really helped me market and sell my products online as well as offline and I am making a lot more money now.
I would highly recommend this book to everyone who has had a hard time getting their craft sales efforts off the ground. This book is the complete book and is perfect for a beginner, intermediate or an expert looking to improve their sales. I would also recommend this book to those who have sold in traditional outlets but have yet to find a way to get more exposure to grow. If you want a clearly written step-by-step guide to get you moving, I highly recommend it.
I have worked on crafts for several years. I really enjoy working on crafts with my children, especially during when they are on vacation. Sometimes it can be difficult to track down where to find the supplies for great and fun crafts. I really like this book because it has all of the information I need in one place and it is really concise and easy to read. I highly recommend to anyone!!
This is a great book. I have been making crafts in my home for most of my life. Some have sold and some haven't but I didn't know how to properly market my products. This book will teach you all of that. I am now selling my products on the internet and I am making a lot more money. A must read for any craft maker.
This is a wonderfully written book, that is very informative. The book provides clear and concise information. Each chapter is packed with details and tips and advice that you will only get from a professional. I felt this book is a valuable resource to my craft business and I know that I will come back to it time and time again. This book will really change the way you handle your craft business. I'm sure that you'll agree with me after you read this book too!
I began doing some crafts back in high school giving them away to friends and family. A buddy of mine recommend this book to me and I must say it has really helped me financially. I have now found several companies who buy my crafts wholesale as well as for their store front retail. This book is well written and took my business to a new level.