he Complete Idiot's Guide to Selling Your Crafts

he Complete Idiot's Guide to Selling Your Crafts

by Chris Franchetti Michaels

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Overview

he Complete Idiot's Guide to Selling Your Crafts by Chris Franchetti Michaels

Get started selling handmade!

This straightforward book walks you through the process of preparing your goods for sale, pricing and bookkeeping, finding venues, marketing and promoting your products, and working with customers both online and off -- all without quitting your day job. Clear, concise instructions explain everything you need to know to sell crafts effectively in your spare time, and help you decide whether to take selling to the next level.

Learn how to:

• Find out whether you --and your crafts -- are ready to start selling.

• Set prices to cover your costs and make a profit.

•Establish a bookkeeping system.

•Manage dual inventories of parts and finished goods.

•Discover the best places to sell your crafts in person or on the Internet.

•Identify the right people to market to.

•Accept credit cards and process other forms of payment.

•Start selling wholesale.

•Stay out of tax and legal trouble.

•And much more!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781592579914
Publisher: DK
Publication date: 07/06/2010
Series: Complete Idiot's Guide Series
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 633,885
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Chris Franchetti Michaels is a jewelry artisan and author of multiple books on every aspect of jewelry design. Michaels has appeared several times on the DIY Network's television instructional series Jewelry Making. Her work includes Teach Yourself Visually Jewelry Making & Beading, and The Complete Idiot's Guide to Selling Your Crafts.

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