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How to Start a Home-Based Jewelry Making Business *Turn your passion into profit *Develop a smart business plan *Set market-appropriate prices *Profit from craft fairs and trade shows *Sell to local and national retail shops *Make money on the Internet

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  • ISBN13:

    9780762750122

  • ISBN10:

    076275012X

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 7/27/2009
  • Publisher: Globe Pequot
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Summary

How to Start a Home-Based Jewelry Making Businessis for creative, talented women who want to turn their passion for beautiful jewelry into a profitable sideline or full-time business. Selling and making jewelry is one of the more high-margin craft businesses and with the right approach to sales and a stylish look, one can develop a devoted following. In addition to the essentials common to the series, this book also includes information on pricing jewelry, setting up a Web site, and how to get celebrity attention.

Author Biography

Maire Loughran, who built her jewelry making business from the ground floor up, writes and lectures on the topic of how to start a home-based business. She also acts as a mentor to other new, jewelry making start-ups. Loughran is a member of the American Craft Council, Society of American Silversmiths, and the Society of North American Goldsmiths. In addition, she is the Arts/Crafts Business guide at About.com and the Feature Jewelry Writer at Suite101.com. She lives in Orlando, Florida.

Table of Contents

All How to Start a Home-Based Business books include
The scope of the business
Self assessment: is this business right for you?
Writing a business plan
Managing the Money: Accounting and bookkeeping information you need to run a financially healthy business
Ethical, legal, and licensing issues
Marketing best bests
Internet strategy
As your business grows: stay small, expand, or sell
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