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Craft Business Books

Craft, Inc.: Turn Your Creative Hobby into a Business
A step-by-step guide to everything from developing products and naming the company to writing a business plan, applying for licenses, and paying taxes. Chapters on sales, marketing, trade shows, and publicity round out the mix.

The Creative Professional’s Guide to Money: How to Think About It, How to Talk About it, How to Manage It
This book focuses on proven techniques and resources used by a wide range of successful creatives to manage their business finances.

Craft Artist’s Legal Guide, The: Protect Your Work, Save On Taxes, Maximize Profits
This guide explains how to:get a design patent or license a craft;price and sell material, online and off;select the right studio and deal with leases, noise restrictions and zoning laws; find and utilize free ways of promoting the business online;hire workers and sales reps;choose the right insurance;complete and file required business forms;protect copyright, patents and trade dress;save on taxes and preserve income.

The Handmade Marketplace: How to Sell Your Crafts Locally, Globally, and On-Line
For crafters who have more confidence running a sewing machine than setting up a Web site, The Handmade Marketplace breaks down and makes sense of the global possibilities for marketing and selling crafts.

Starting an Etsy Business For Dummies (For Dummies (Business & Personal Finance))
Invaluable information on setting up your online shop, writing compelling item descriptions, photographing your work, engaging the Etsy community, understanding fees, and finding your muse when it takes a holiday.


How to Sell Your Crafts Online: A Step-by-Step Guide to Successful Sales on Etsy and Beyond
How to boost your Etsy sales, attract more customers, and expand your online presence.

The Crafter’s Guide to Taking Great Photos: The Best Techniques for Showcasing Your Handmade Creations
Learn to make a lightbox, how to use natural lighting, and how to capture the detail in your work. Broken down into specific craft areas, you’ll find tips on how to best generate eye-catching images that will help sell your items.

The Right-Brain Business Plan: A Creative, Visual Map for Success
Illustrated, colorful worksheets and step-by-step instructions for making a business plan that will enable you to define your vision and nail down plans for funding, marketing, networking, and long-term strategy.

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