The Complete Idiot's Guide to Selling Your Crafts, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1101197242
  • ISBN-13: 9781101197240
  • DDC: 745.5
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 256 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released December 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010

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Find profitable new outlets for selling your crafts. Selling crafts online is a successful trend, but this book explores so many other avenues for casual and active indie crafters, and teaches them how to work more efficiently, manage inventory, and find and utilize all outlets for selling their work. Clear, concise instructions on every aspect of selling crafts - from flea markets to websites.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents at a Glance.
1: First Things First.
2: Are You Really Ready?.
3: Exploring the Indie Craft Marketplace.
4: The Bare Necessities of Selling.
5: Getting Started as a Casual Seller.
6: Creating and Managing Inventory.
7: Pricing It out.
8: Creating an Identity.
9: Developing Business Policies and Practices.
10: Simple Promotion for the Casual Seller.
11: Sales Venues for the Casual Seller and Beyond.
12: Online Shopping Sites.
13: Online Auction Sites.
14: Trunk Shows and Sales Parties.
15: Transitioning into a More Active Seller.
16: Becoming More Businesslike.
17: Staying Legal.
18: Growing Your Assets.
19: Promotion for the More Active Seller.
20: Sales Venues for the More Active Seller.
21: Selling on Your Own Website.
22: Selling at Craft Shows.
23: Selling Wholesale.
Sample Policies and Practices.