The 2002 Revised Edition of
Handmade for Profit!
Hundreds of Secrets to Success
in Selling Arts & Crafts
by Barbara Brabec
Your "crafts marketing bible" for greater sales and
profits now and for years to come!
100 additional pages in this edition!
7 x 9" paperback, 372 pages, $14.95
(M. Evans & Co.)
copies in print
edition was a selection of Rodale's Creative Needlecrafts Book Club and
Book-of-the-Month's Crafter's Choice Book Club.
If you elect to buy a "used"
edition of this book on Amazon, you may end up with the old 1996
edition instead of the new 2002 edition.
All chapters of this new edition have been totally revised, plus the
2002 edition features two new chapters --100 additional pages for the
same low price!
features of this book:
on how to get started selling on the Web
NEW Resource Chapter
of 133 books, periodicals, organizations and Web sites to aid you in business
NEW checklists and success formulas
for capitalizing on your creative ideas and talents
for success in selling at the retail level
NEW ART ILLUSTRATIONS
and examples of printed materials used by
chapters focus on how to sell to sixteen different retail markets
(most of them in your own back yard) including:
Art and craft fairs, festivals and mall shows
Home shops or studios
Home parties and open houses
Bazaars, holiday boutiques and community markets
Craft malls and rent-a-space shops
Consignment craft shops and art galleries
Local retailers and service providers
A pushcart in a shopping mall
In schools, hospitals, clinics and retirement centers
Through your own craft cooperative
On a military base
and on the Web.
The rest of the book builds practical skills in such areas as business
planning and management, goal setting, record keeping, time management,
new product development, designing displays, selling in person
or by mail, business promotion and publicity, and creating professional