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Books: Handmade to Sell


HANDMADE TO SELL:  Hello Craft’s Guide to Owning, Running, and Growing Your Crafty Biz

 By Kelly Rand with Christine Ernest, Sara Dick, and Kimberly Dorn

 (Potter Craft)  Hot off the press, and written by the founders, organizers, and executive staff of Hello Craft, a nonprofit trade organization dedicated to the advancement of independent crafters, this book gives you the A-Z advice on running your own handmade business.  From sourcing inexpensive materials, photographing your products, and setting up a booth at a craft fair, to launching an online storefront, branding and sales, all on a lean budget.  Handmade to Sell covers many subjects you may have questions on, and offers different options for each step of your way.  It is also full of fun illustrations and some photos.  If you are contemplating a new handmade business of your own, or already have one and want to make it more efficient, this is a great book to consider.



The winner is Jodya with following comment:  “The perfect how-to gift of encouragement for friends with talent & dreams for starting their own handcraft business! Hats off to the authors for leading the way.” 

Potter Craft is giving away a copy of this book to one lucky winner.  To enter drawing, please leave a comment on this post by Sunday, July 15, midnight Pacific Time.  This offer is for U.S. Residents only.  The winner is chosen on a random basis.

Thank you for your participation.


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Posted by Living Crafts on Jul 12, 2012 09:12 AM | 411 Comments

411 Responses to “Books: Handmade to Sell”

  1. kai says:

    I love to make things and would love to sell too.

  2. alison says:

    This book would be a great resource to have

  3. Anne says:

    I would LOVE this book!

  4. mamajen says:

    Would love to have a booth w/ my kids @ our farmer’s market. This book would be lovely to have!

  5. Denise8 says:

    What a fun-looking book. I’d happily put it to use.

    • Denise8 says:

      Uh oh, I put in the wrong (old) email address on my comment. Now I’m not sure how I can rectify this. Denise8

  6. Kim Reid says:

    Please enter me in your wonderful giveaway – I would love to get some inspiration – Thanks!

  7. Amber says:

    This book may give me a kick start to getting back in the game! It looks wonderful!

  8. Jeanne Gwin says:

    Now this is a book I could really use. thanks for a chance to win.

  9. Gloria says:

    Would love to learn how to take my crafting to the next level! Thank you!

  10. Minjoo Hyun says:

    I’m surprised about this book. Becase l would love to sell my craftting.

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