Synopses & Reviews
Barbara Brabec, who Booklist
calls America's "bona fide crafts business guru" has broughgt the craft business into the 21st century. Craft-making, like everything else, is changing with the times. Make It Profitable!
empasizes how creative people are using computers and the internet to save time, cut costs, and increase profits. Brabec has garnered the best ideas and information on the present and future of the craft business from eighty professionals in various fields of the craft industry. Each chapter contains illustrations, sidebars, and "Netwokring Sessions" conversations between the author and various professionals discussing the topic at hand.
Seasoned veterans and beginners alike will benefit immensely from Brabec's expert research on all aspects of the home business industry. She covers subjects such as: business planning and goal setting; time management and organization; finding a new or additional workplace; design and packaging; the problem of pricing; supplies and shipping; sharpening your marketing skills; keeping everything in persepctive; and production methods and strategies.
Here is the best advice that money can buy for anyone with a mind to succeed in the modern crafts business. If you're looking to start your home business or update or expand the one you have, Make It Profitable! will provide you with the most sensible, honest, and proven information on the subject.
Make It Profitable is a down-home presentation of the best ideas and information from 80 professionals in various fields of the craft industry.
America's "bona fide crafts business guru" ("Booklist") shows how to make an art, craft, design, writing, or publishing business more efficient and satisfying. 60 photos & illustrations.