How to Start a Home-Based Jewelry Making Business: Turn your passion into profit Develop a smart business plan Set market-appropriate prices Establish your work at craft fairs and trade shows Sell to local and national retail shops Make money on the Inter

How to Start a Home-Based Jewelry Making Business: Turn your passion into profit Develop a smart business plan Set market-appropriate prices Establish your work at craft fairs and trade shows Sell to local and national retail shops Make money on the Inter

by Maire Loughran

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Overview

How to Start a Home-Based Jewelry Making Business is for creative, talented women who want to turn their passion for beautiful jewelry into a profitable sideline or full-time business. Selling and making jewelry is one of the more high-margin craft businesses and with the right approach to sales and a stylish look, one can develop a devoted following. In addition to the essentials common to the series, this book also includes information on pricing jewelry, setting up a Web site, and how to get celebrity attention.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780762750122
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 07/27/2009
Series: Home-Based Business Series
Edition description: Original
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 612,243
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Maire Loughran, who built her jewelry making business from the ground floor up, writes and lectures on the topic of how to start a home-based business. She also acts as a mentor to other new, jewelry making start-ups. Loughran is a member of the American Craft Council, Society of American Silversmiths, and the Society of North American Goldsmiths. In addition, she is the Arts/Crafts Business guide at About.com and the Feature Jewelry Writer at Suite101.com. She lives in Orlando, Florida.

Table of Contents

All How to Start a Home-Based Business books include: 1. The scope of the business2. Self assessment: is this business right for you?3. Writing a business plan4. Managing the Money: Accounting and bookkeeping information you need to run a financially healthy business5. Ethical, legal, and licensing issues6. Marketing best bests7. Internet strategy8. As your business grows: stay small, expand, or sell

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