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Crafting A Business

Making Money Doing What You Love
Fitzgerald, Kathie (Book - 2010 )
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The bestselling book gets a new chapter#151;making it up-to-date for today's crafting entrepreneur nbsp; In these tough times, can crafters and other creative women turn their dream of a home-run business into reality? With a brand-new chapter addressing that very question, this revised edition of Crafting a Business remains the most relevant and inspirational resource for women who want the joy of doing creative work they love on a flexible schedule that fits their lifestyle. At the heart of Crafting a Business are profiles of a wide-ranging group of innovative female entrepreneurs. Their varied experiences illustrate what one should (and shouldn't) do: entrepreneurial basics are clearly presented with advice on creating a smart business plan, and information-filled sidebars give facts and figures on starting and running a company. A lengthy resource section provides additional invaluable information on new online venues for selling crafts; strategies and tactics for developing a business with minimal staff; and quick tips that will help foster community and build a customer base through social media. nbsp; The featured entrepreneurs include: - Amy Butler, owner of Amy Butler Design - Anna Corba, owner of Found Cat Studio (home accessories) - Michelle Joy, owner of Primrose, a floral design and vintage shop - Marilyn Lysohir, owner of Cowgirl Chocolates - Lisa Norris, owner of Made by One Girl (handmade books) - Kate Shifrin Style Consultants Inc., and Come Flea with Me - Jane Zaccaria, owner of Tiddlywinks and Scallywags, a child's clothing store - And many more! nbsp;
Authors: Fitzgerald, Kathie
Title: Crafting a business
making money doing what you love
Publisher: New York : Hearst Books, c2010
Characteristics: 216 p. :,ill. ;,23 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Kathie Fitzgerald
Notes: Includes index
Rev. ed. of: Country living : crafting a business : make money doing what you love. 2008
Contents: Profiles of success. Artisans
Shop owners
Nurturing your creativity
Designer/producers
Service providers
Business-crafting workshop. The business plan
Financing
Product development
Marketing and sales
Presenting your vision
Financial management
Staffing
Growing bigger
Business cycles: meeting the challenges
Additional Contributors: Fitzgerald, Kathie - Country living
ISBN: 1588168115
9781588168115
Branch Call Number: 745.5068 F553c 2010
Subject Headings: Businesswomen United States Women-owned business enterprises United States Management New business enterprises United States Management
Topical Term: Businesswomen
Women-owned business enterprises
New business enterprises
LCCN: 2009034917
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