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.
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