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Hello Craft's Guide to Owning, Running, and Growing Your Crafty Biz

Written by Kelly RandAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Kelly Rand, Christine ErnestAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Christine Ernest, Sara DickAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Sara Dick and Kimberly DornAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Kimberly Dorn

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On Sale: July 10, 2012
Pages: 176 | ISBN: 978-0-307-58711-4
Published by : Potter Craft Crown Illustrated
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Business advice for enterprising crafters, by crafters
   No one knows more about helping handmade businesses than Hello Craft, the nonprofit trade association for crafty entrepreneurs. Written by the directors of Hello Craft, Handmade to Sell is the most complete, up-to-date, and authoritative guide for DIYers seeking to learn every aspect of selling, marketing, and branding. Based on the Summit of Awesome, Hello Craft’s annual business conference, this book covers topics including:
• Developing successful product lines
• Copyrights and trademarks
• Taking perfect product shots
• Using analytics to boost your online sales
• Selling at fairs, shows, and other retail outlets
• Diversifying income through licensing and teaching
• Hiring and outsourcing
   Throughout, you’ll find expert tips and invaluable strategies and advice from some of the most successful indie crafters and artisans. Whether you’ve only contemplated selling your crafts or want to grow an existing handmade business, Handmade to Sell offers essential guidance for anyone who has ever dreamed of making a living from what they create.
Kelly Rand|Christine Ernest|Sara Dick|Kimberly Dorn

About Kelly Rand

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KELLY RAND is a cofounder and executive director of Hello Craft, a director of the Summit of Awesome, a Crafty Bastards organizer, and coeditor of CraftingaGreenWorld.com.

About Christine Ernest

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CHRISTINE ERNEST is Hello Craft’s communications director.

About Sara Dick

Sara Dick - Handmade to Sell
SARA DICK is the CEO of Hello Craft and a director of the Crafty Bastards arts fair.

About Kimberly Dorn

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KIMBERLY DORN is a cofounder of Crafty Bastards and Handmade Mart.
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"If you're a crafter who's dreaming of quitting your day job, this book will provide you the necessary know-how. Hello Craft is a non-profit trade association dedicated to crafters and the handmade movement, and their insider knowledge makes them a natural (and adorable) guide to its nuances." --BUST Magazine

"Once you have a business plan in place, how do you DO a business?...This book demystifies the art of pricing, branding, and photographing your work; helps you understand tricky concepts like copyright and taxes; and prepares you to sell in face-to-face venues (like fairs) and online." --Bead and Button Magazine

  • Handmade to Sell by Kelly Rand with Christine Ernest, Sara Dick, and Kimberly Dorn
  • July 10, 2012
  • Crafts & Hobbies - Reference; Crafts & Hobbies
  • Potter Craft
  • $16.99
  • 9780307587107

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