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Get started selling handmade!   This straightforward book walks you through the process of preparing your goods for sale, pricing and bookkeeping, finding venues, marketing and promoting your products, and working with customers both online and off -- all without quitting your day job. Clear, concise instructions explain everything you need to know to sell crafts effectively in your spare time, and help you decide whether to take selling to the next level.   Learn how to:   *Find out whether you --and your crafts -- are ready to start selling. *Set prices to cover your costs and make a profit. *Establish a bookkeeping system. *Manage dual inventories of parts and finished goods. *Discover the best places to sell your crafts in person or on the Internet.

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Chris Franchetti Michaels

Chris Franchetti Michaels is an independent jewelry and beadwork designer and author of several craft books, including the bestseller Teach Yourself Visually Jewelry Making & Beading. Chris has also written for About.com Beadwork and has appeared on episodes of the show Jewelry Making on the DIY Network. Visit her blog at www.beadjewelry.net.

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