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Tip shows how to make a portable frame for displaying paintings at an art show. A-frame is built from plastic-covered wire shelving and wooden braces.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jan 1999 (v.16#1) pg. 38

Tips on selling crafts at outdoor art and craft fairs.
BASKETMAKER #18 Spring 1988 (v.5) pg. 11

Suggestions on how to pursue career goals as an artist and/or craftsperson.
BASKETMAKER #19 Summer 1988 (v.5) pg. 14

Improve record-keeping skills by creating a craftsman's journal. Suggestions on features that will make it most useful.
BASKETMAKER #25 Winter 1990 (v.7) pg. 10

Advice on how to start and maintain a successful bead business on the Internet.
BEAD & BUTTON #32 Aug 1999 pg. 18

Can you make money with your crafts? Pointers for setting up a business with crafts.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jan 1975 (v.53#1) pg. 24

In-home craft business insurance needs discussed.
CHIP CHATS May-Jun 1997 (v.44#3) pg. 6

Five tips on how to sell handcrafts to a tight budget market.
CRAFTS May 1991 (v.14#5) pg. 8

Ten questions for craft fair exhibitors to consider before signing a contract to exhibit.
CRAFTS Aug 1991 (v.14#8) pg. 6

Product tags and labels. A guide to those required by law and others that add a touch of professionalism to handcrafted items.
CRAFTS Jan 1992 (v.15#1) pg. 12

Tips to save money and increase response to ads for handcrafted items.
CRAFTS Apr 1992 (v.15#4) pg. 12

Tips on how to create a sales brochure for handcrafts.
CRAFTS May 1992 (v.15#5) pg. 10

Marketing crafts with postcards. Tips on creating an image and using postcards to announce new products, special offers, etc.
CRAFTS Aug 1992 (v.15#8) pg. 12

How to make personalized tags, labels and headers for craft products.
CRAFTS Aug 1992 (v.15#8) pg. 32

Solutions for sluggish sales of crafts. Ideas on product and marketing changes to make.
CRAFTS Sep 1992 (v.15#9) pg. 14

Change can equal profit. Advice on seeking new markets for handcrafts.
CRAFTS Jul 1993 (v.16#7) pg. 8

Pricing perspective. Tips on when to raise prices on handcrafts.
CRAFTS Dec 1993 (v.16#12) pg. 14

Selling what you make. Learn how to cash in on the craft mall "craze". Part 1. How craft malls operate and finding a good one.
CRAFTS Mar 1995 (v.18#3) pg. 10

Selling what you make. Learn how to cash in on the craft mall "craze". Part 2. Tips from a crafter who sells 70,000 angel figures per year through craft malls.
CRAFTS Apr 1995 (v.18#4) pg. 10

Selling what you make. Learn how to cash in on the craft mall "craze". Part 3. Selling through franchise retail craft outlets.
CRAFTS May 1995 (v.18#5) pg. 10

Selling what you make. Learn how to cash in on the craft mall "craze". Part 4. Five potential problem areas.
CRAFTS Jun 1995 (v.18#6) pg. 10

How to stay out of legal and financial trouble when a shop or craft mall closes owing money or return of merchandise to a handcrafter.
CRAFTS Jul 1997 (v.20#7) pg. 8

Selling what you make. Part 2. How to reduce chances of a financial loss in a craft mall.
CRAFTS Jan 1998 (v.21#1) pg. 10

Selling crafts on the Internet. Part 1 of 3. Mailing lists, the pros and cons of e-mail.
CRAFTS Feb 1999 (v.22#1) pg. 74

Selling crafts on the Internet. Part 2 of 3. How to register a Web site.
CRAFTS Mar 1999 (v.22#2) pg. 90

Selling crafts on the Internet. Part 3 of 3. Bulletin boards, chat rooms and Web sites.
CRAFTS Apr 1999 (v.22#3) pg. 55

How to earn money teaching crafts.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #61 Feb 1978 (v.6#1) pg. 44

How to make money teaching crafts in your own studio, shop or home.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #62 Apr 1978 (v.6#2) pg. 40

Display systems to build for your craft work. Four simple ones to take to fairs and shows described. Other more elaborate booths pictured.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #62 Apr 1978 (v.6#2) pg. 44

How to earn money lecturing about crafts.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #63 Jun 1978 (v.6#3) pg. 46

How to plan and deliver a lecture on a craft.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #64 Aug 1978 (v.6#4) pg. 37

How to determine what craft products you should make for sale.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #65 Oct 1978 (v.6#5) pg. 30

How to price handcrafted products.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #66 Dec 1978 (v.6#6) pg. 30

Marketing handcrafted objects and the legal aspects of selling that you should know about. Covers your legal structure, copyrights, trademarks, patents, small claims court and volunter lawyers.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #67 Feb 1979 (v.6#7) pg. 21

The financial implications of selling your handcrafted items. What you need to know about insurance, accounting, and taxes.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #68 Apr 1979 (v.6#8) pg. 51

Getting publicity for you and your craft business. Covers writing a press release, working with newspapers, radio and TV and places you can display and lecture.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #69 Jun 1979 (v.6#9) pg. 59

Guidelines on selling your crafts.
CREATIVE CRAFTS & MINIATURES #91 Feb 1983 (v.8#7) pg. 62

Tips on selling your crafts or miniatures through established shops.
CREATIVE CRAFTS & MINIATURES #95 Oct 1983 (v.8#11) pg. 46

Selling through museum shops. A seldom considered market for handcrafted goods. Some tips.
CREATIVE CRAFTS & MINIATURES #99 Jun 1984 (v.9#3) pg. 55

How to sell your craft at fairs, festivals and flea markets.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Sep 1974 (v.4#10) pg. 34

Tips on how to sell your craft work. Includes information on developing a line, pricing your work, display, selling in a shop, arts and crafts fairs, and party-plan selling.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Mar 1977 (v.8#2) pg. 11

How to publish decorative designs as pattern packets. Includes tips on analyzing a design for salability and skill level, evaluating the instructions, including a photo, testing market reaction, pricing and marketing the packets.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Nov-Dec 1989 (v.16#6) pg. 16

Evaluating arts and crafts shows. How to select shows and fairs that will best promote and sell your artwork.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jan-Feb 1990 (v.17#1) pg. 14

How to sell your teaching skills as a decorative artist. Nine ways to find and keep students.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Mar-Apr 1990 (v.17#2) pg. 12

How to promote decorative art seminars, books, patterns and artwork using direct mail.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK May-Jun 1990 (v.17#3) pg. 18

Doing painting demonstrations that showcase your talent. Includes tips on doing demonstrations at conventions, open houses, and as product endorsements. Suggestions on how to get organized to put one on.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jul-Aug 1990 (v.17#4) pg. 14

Selling wearable art. Three artists detail how and where (home parties, craft fairs, shops, etc.)
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Sep-Oct 1990 (v.17#5) pg. 18

The business of home teaching. Everything you need to know to teach decorative painting from your home.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Nov-Dec 1990 (v.17#6) pg. 18

Making money with your art. Six top artists share tips on how to sell decorative artwork.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK May-Jun 1994 (v.21#3) pg. 38

Advice on how to get started teaching decorative painting.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Sep-Oct 1994 (v.21#5) pg. 8

Advice on turning a decorative painting hobby into a business.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jul-Aug 1997 (v.24#4) pg. 6

Where and how to sell decorative painting.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jul-Aug 1997 (v.24#4) pg. 56

Advice on how to price decorative-painting artwork.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Nov-Dec 1997 (v.24#6) pg. 8

Tips on how to submit a project for publication in a magazine or for greeting cards.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jan-Feb 1998 (v.25#1) pg. 6

Advice on getting started publishing and selling pattern packets.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK May-Jun 1998 (v.25#3) pg. 8

Advice on how to determine what to charge for paint and faux finishing jobs.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Sep-Oct 1998 (v.25#5) pg. 9

How to determine an hourly figure which a craftsman must charge in order to make a living at his craft. A look at overhead expenses, and retail and wholesale pricing.
FINE WOODWORKING #6 Spring 1977 pg. 54

Figuring costs. How to use a working drawing, pricing sheet and job cost envelope to prepare estimates and record costs for producing products in the small shop.
FINE WOODWORKING #26 Jan-Feb 1981 pg. 38
Added Info FINE WOODWORKING #28 May-Jun 1981 pg. 10

How to go about selling your crafts.
HANDMADE #8 Spring 1983 (v.3#1) pg. 15

How to compute the break-even point of a craft business.
HANDWOVEN Sep-Oct 1986 (v.7#4) pg. 60

Varying types of craft shows and fairs are described, along with suggestions on how to choose the type appropriate for your product.
HANDWOVEN Mar-Apr 1990 (v.11#2) pg. 25

Advice for craftspeople on participating in wholesale-only shows.
HANDWOVEN Sep-Oct 1990 (v.11#4) pg. 32

Advice on how to sell your product at a craft show.
HANDWOVEN Nov-Dec 1990 (v.11#5) pg. 24

Cash in at craft fairs. Tips on selling at craft fairs.
HOME MECHANIX #688 Aug 1985 (v.81) pg. 58

How to define your business in the fiber arts.
INTERWEAVE Fall 1980 (v.5#4) pg. 58

How to build a portable display table for use at craft fairs. Includes information on various types of craft fairs and how to exhibit jewelry and gemstones.
JEWELRY MAKING, GEMS & MINERALS #518 Dec 1980 pg. 30

Setting up shop. Tips for beginners in the bead business on achieving style on a low budget.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Mar 1996 (v.49#12) pg. 82

Tips for turning a hobby into a legitimate business.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Dec 1996 (v.50#9) pg. 82

How to start and run a profitable craft business. Excerpt from a book by Archie and Myrna Ossin.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #50 Mar-Apr 1978 pg. 50

How to get your crafts into stores.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #66 Nov-Dec 1980 pg. 94

Crafts as a business. Suggestions on testing a product's popularity, pricing to cover costs, selecting shows, promotion, taxes and licenses.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #99 May-Jun 1986 pg. 20

Tips on marketing needlework talents and know-how.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Jul-Aug 1979 (v.2#4) pg. 5

Do-it-yourself techniques for marketing your needlepoint. Emphasizes publicity and developing a contact base.
NEEDLEPOINT PLUS #97 May-Jun 1990 (v.17#1) pg. 4

Production spinning as a business. Eight steps to a good start. Breaking into retail, wholesale and mail-order marketing. Includes list of suggested equipment for a production studio.
SHUTTLE, SPINDLE & DYEPOT #79 Summer 1989 (v.20#3) pg. 46

The ART approach to business. Part 1. Advice for textile artists on how to make a living in art without compromising artistic integrity.
SHUTTLE, SPINDLE & DYEPOT #92 Fall 1992 (v.23#4) pg. 17

The ART approach to business. Part 2. Guidelines for defining who we are and deciding on a marketing objective.
SHUTTLE, SPINDLE & DYEPOT #93 Winter 1992-93 (v.24#1) pg. 56

The ART approach to business. Part 3. Steps in developing an attitude and taking action to move a business toward its goal.
SHUTTLE, SPINDLE & DYEPOT #95 Summer 1993 (v.24#3) pg. 22

The ART approach to business. Part 4. How to use resources wisely and keep overhead low.
SHUTTLE, SPINDLE & DYEPOT #96 Fall 1993 (v.24#4) pg. 30

Advice on forming a cooperative to sell crafts.
SHUTTLE, SPINDLE & DYEPOT #97 Winter 1993-94 (v.25#1) pg. 30

The teaching circuit. Part 5. Taking care of business. Advice on negotiating fees, contracts and facility requirements.
SHUTTLE, SPINDLE & DYEPOT #115 Summer 1998 (v.29#3) pg. 29

How to label handspun products to comply with federal laws.
SPIN-OFF Winter 1988 (v.12#4) pg. 50

Making your handspinning pay for itself. How to identify which skills you will exchange for money, identify potential customers and price your service or product. Pitfalls and limits noted.
SPIN-OFF Fall 1993 (v.17#3) pg. 90

Suggestion on marketing wearable fiber arts through craft fairs, stores, agents and galleries.
THREADS #2 Dec 1985-Jan 1986 pg. 55

Going into business as a textile artist. A look at market research, pricing, financial planning for the first year, streamlining an operation and thoughts on some personal considerations.
THREADS #16 Apr-May 1988 pg. 65
Added Info THREADS #17 Jun-Jul 1988 pg. 4