Sunday, March 06, 2016

Crafter's Market 2016

Crafter's Market 2016: How to Sell Your Crafts and Make a Living by Kerry Bogert is an excellent resource for anyone in the crafting industry. 
The book covers everything from copyright information, connecting with buyers, email marketing, craft events, venues, publishers, communities......and so much more.
Besides just an information guide, there are wonderful articles on business and how to streamline and eliminate distractions, from the A to Z of who's who of crafters- Abby Glassenberg to Heather Zopetti.
Whether your freelance, design or make a sellable product, this is a must have resource for beginners and well seasoned crafters.
ISBN 13: 9781440244841

From the publisher:
Crafter's Market 2016 is the perfect start to your crafting career. This comprehensive guide will introduce you to a whole new world of possibilities for marketing your craft. Editor Kerry Bogert, author of Totally Twisted and Rustic Wrappings and knitting, crochet and jewelry acquisitions editor for Interweave, will help you start or expand your business with completely updated resources, such as:
  • More than 400 new listings for complete, up-to-date contacts and guidelines for submissions for a total of more than 1,400 craft market resources, including craft shows, magazines, book publishers, online marketplaces and more!
  • Markets for a variety of crafts, including quilting, sewing, knitting, crochet, papercraft and jewelry making.
  • Informative, inspirational articles on hosting creative retreats, managing your time on the internet, growing your business through Pinterest, how to handle custom orders and setting up and utilizing e-Newsletters.
Interview with successful craft professional Carter Seibels Singh on establishing her successful small business, Woman Shops World, on Etsy.Whether you're looking to expand your online presence or you're just beginning to think about how to turn your weekend hobby into a side business, Crafter's Market 2016 is the complete resource for crafting professionals.
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