How to Start a Home-Based Gift Basket Business, 5th by Shirley Frazier, Paperback | Barnes & Noble
How to Start a Home-Based Gift Basket Business, 5th

How to Start a Home-Based Gift Basket Business, 5th

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by Shirley Frazier
     
 

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Have you dreamed of starting your own gift basket business? Have you been hesitant to put your plans into action? This comprehensive book contains all the necessary tools and success strategies you need to launch and grow your own business.Shirley George Frazier shares her experience and down-to-earth advice on every aspect of setting up and running a thriving

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Have you dreamed of starting your own gift basket business? Have you been hesitant to put your plans into action? This comprehensive book contains all the necessary tools and success strategies you need to launch and grow your own business.Shirley George Frazier shares her experience and down-to-earth advice on every aspect of setting up and running a thriving business. She shows you how to develop a business plan, estimate start-up costs, select inventory, price services, and stay profitable. From painless record keeping to helpful hints on designs and savvy marketing techniques, her step-by-step methods are realistic, innovative, and easy to understand.Whether you want to earn your living making gift baskets for the general public or specializing in custom creations for corporate clients, this guide will put you on the path to building your own home-based business.Use these special features and workbook pages: Customer Profile FormBuying Chart for Supplies Sample Purchase OrderExpense Analysis SpreadsheetSample Sales InvoiceDelivery Schedule Form

Editorial Reviews

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"Takes the novice and more experienced entrepreneur through [all] the steps. . . . The chapters on the actual gift basket design reveal ideas for making baskets that are definitely a step above the competitor's."—North Jersey Herald News

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762759545
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
07/13/2010
Series:
Home-Based Business Series
Edition description:
Fifth Edition
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
318,008
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.90(d)

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Meet the Author

Shirley George Frazier is the world's foremost authority on gift basket business start-up, design, Web site management, industry growth, and profitability. In business since 1990, Shirley is president of Sweet Survival LLC, a consulting firm specializing in business and marketing support to home-based professionals, florists, specialty store owners, wine shops, and department stores worldwide. Visit her at www.GiftBasketBusiness.com.

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