Books for Growing Your Craft Business
Art and Design by Caryn Leland, Attorney -
guide shows how to license creative images, providing expert coverage
on how to protect ideas with copyrights, patents, and trademarks, maximize
royalties, find manufacturers and distributors, and license in cyberspace.
Time Operator, How to Start Your Own Business by Bernard
Kamaroff - Start
your own business with this complete guide which covers everything including
permits and licenses, insurance, financing, leases, business plans,
bookkeeping, taxes, employees, partnerships, corporations, trademarks,
dealing with the IRS, and much more.
to Teach Workshops and Seminars That Make A Difference
by Bob Walling - Earn
extra money teaching adults. Discover how to make any subject, of any
length or complexity, interesting and vital to the adult learner.
for Profit: Secrets to Success in Selling Crafts by Barbara
Brabec - All of the other necessary basics are presented
as well, from building confidence, developing your product line, and
setting prices, to creating a printed professional image with brochures,
business cards, labels, and more.
Your Patterns, How to Write, Print & Market Your Designs
by Nancy Restuccia - An invaluable resource for publishing
and marketing designs and patterns, and it also contains lots of information
relevant to other small businesses.
to Start a Home-Based Gift Basket Business by Shirley
George Frazier - Learn
what it's like to be a designer, how to choose and store products, where
to find customers, who's your competition, how to market for more sales,
and learn the best shipping and delivery options for your baskets.
and Legal Forms for Crafts by Tad Crawford -
by by Tad Crawford, Attorney, it contains 23 different forms, with advice
on standard contractual provisions and unique negotiation checklists
to guide artisans in making the best deal.
Your Art as Cards, Posters, & Calendars by Harold Davis
- topics covered include finding a publisher - royalty schedules - the
economics of publishing - self-publishing - production methods - market
research - clues to poster image selection - market positioning - finding
a printer - finding a sales rep - managing your business and fulfillment.
Guerilla Marketing booklist