Start Your Own Arts and Crafts Business, 2nd Edition
Entrepreneur Media, Inc. and J.S. McDougall
Do you dream of spending the day working on your favorite craft? Would you like to make money in the process? If you’re ready to take your crafting to the next level, your favorite hobby can become a fun, lucrative, home-based business. Hundreds of thousands of working artisans earn their entire income from the crafts they produce—selling on eBay, at their own online stores, in retail stores, at carts and kiosks, or at craft shows and street fairs.
With this expert advice, you can become one of them. This comprehensive guide is packed with useful information from crafts professionals and dozens of resources, such as helping organizations, publications, software, and websites. It covers all aspects of a crafts business: Exploring the market and choosing a profitable niche.
Setting up a workshop that’s conducive to business success. Make your products available in retail stores, carts, kiosks, craft shows, and other local markets selling your products on eBay, Half.com, Overstock.com, Amazon.com, and other global online marketplace advertising and promotion to get the word out about your craftsRecord keeping, taxes, accounting, and other business essentials. The market is growing for high-quality, well-crafted goods. Whether you’re a painter, sculptor, crafter, builder, or hobbyist, learn how to generate revenue by tapping into that expanding market.
For more than 30 years, Entrepreneur Media, Inc. has set the course for success for millions of entrepreneurs and small business owners. We’ll teach you the secrets of the winners and give you exactly what you need to lay the groundwork for success.