Crafting a Business

Crafting a Business : Make Money Doing What You Love

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The bestselling book gets a new chapter--making it up-to-date for today's crafting entrepreneur In these tough times, can crafters and other creative women turn their dream of a home-run business into reality? With a brand-new chapter addressing that very question, this revised edition of "Crafting a Business" remains the most relevant and inspirational resource for women who want the joy of doing creative work they love on a flexible schedule that fits their lifestyle.At the heart of "Crafting a Business" are profiles of a wide-ranging group of innovative female entrepreneurs. Their varied experiences illustrate what one should (and shouldn't) do: entrepreneurial basics are clearly presented with advice on creating a smart business plan, and information-filled sidebars give facts and figures on starting and running a company. A lengthy resource section provides additional invaluable information on new online venues for selling crafts; strategies and tactics for developing a business with minimal staff; and quick tips that will help foster community and build a customer base through social media. The featured entrepreneurs include: - Amy Butler, owner of Amy Butler Design- Anna Corba, owner of Found Cat Studio (home accessories)- Michelle Joy, owner of Primrose, a floral design and vintage shop- Marilyn Lysohir, owner of Cowgirl Chocolates- Lisa Norris, owner of Made by One Girl (handmade books)- Kate Shifrin Style Consultants Inc., and Come Flea with Me- Jane Zaccaria, owner of Tiddlywinks and Scallywags, a child's clothing store- And many more!show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 216 pages
  • 152 x 226 x 16mm | 498.95g
  • Sterling Juvenile
  • Hearst Communications
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations, colour illustrations
  • 1588168115
  • 9781588168115
  • 930,625

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