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Complete Idiot's Guide to Selling Your Crafts (Paperback) (Chris Franchetti Michaels)

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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!
Describes the different avenues available for selling crafts both online and off, explaining how to create an identity, promote yourself, work more efficiently, set prices, manage inventory and how to process payments and shipping. Original.
Number of Pages: 234
Genre: Crafts + Hobbies, Business + Money Management
Sub-Genre: General, Sales + Selling
Series Title: Idiot's Guides
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Alpha Books
Author: Chris Franchetti Michaels
Language: English
Street Date: July 6, 2010
TCIN: 12310554
UPC: 9781592579914
Item Number (DPCI): 248-43-9808
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