The Savvy Crafter's Guide to Success

The Savvy Crafter's Guide to Success

Turn your Crafts Into A Career

eBook - 2008
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Take your crafts out of your workshop - and into the spotlight.

Do you dream of making money with your art but feel unsure of how to begin? With The Savvy Crafter's Guide to Success , turning your hobby into a career is easier than you think.

Leave the boring business books to the white-collar set! In these pages filled with plenty of artwork for inspiration, renowned rubber-stamp and polymer-clay artist Sandra McCall teaches you everything you need to know about successfully marketing and selling your work. She shares personal insights from some of the industry's top crafters, including Traci Bautista, Claudine Hellmuth, Michael Jacobs, Catherine Moore and Stephanie Olin.

With sound advice, valuable do's and don'ts, and plenty of encouragement, you'll learn to:

Become a regular contributor to craft publications Start teaching workshops at stores, retreats and craft shows Assert yourself as an "expert" in your field Turn your dreams into reality. Turn your crafts into a career!
Publisher: Cincinnati, OH : North Light Books, ©2008.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9781440227868
1440227861
1581809425
9781581809428
Characteristics: 1 online resource (127 pages) : illustrations

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tonyalanjeffers
Feb 16, 2016

Not really very helpful for how to go about actually marketing and selling your crafts. Lots of ideas and success stories but all vague on how to actually start doing business.
Constantly suggest that you teach your craft but not much detail on how to do that either.
Might be a great inspirational book for helping to get you motivated but you are going to need to read other books and probably take some classes to actually do it.
This book is not the bible of how to turn your craft into a business or career that the author suggests that it is.
The information from this 2008 book on accepting credit card payment is out of date; it is now possible to accept credit card payments with any smartphone.

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