Book Review + Giveaway: The Handmade Marketplace


The Handmade Marketplace: How to Sell Your Crafts Locally, Globally, and On-Line by Kari Chapin is the book for any crafter who wants to get into the craft business world. Author Kari Chapin covers the essentials from branding, business practices, craft fairs, all the way up to blogging and social media. The book’s fun format is peppered with cute illustrations and handwritten type throughout the chapters. Kari also has some great tips and Q&A’s with some of the top crafters out there such as Kim Werker, Amy Carol, Grace Bonney and more. You’ll even find a few tips from me in the book too! This book is a great handbook that helps guide you through all the steps in your craft business. What’s the right price to set for your crafts? How do you sell your goods at craft fairs? How do you get your craft goods into brick and mortar shops as well as sell online? Pick up The Handmade Marketplace to get answers to these questions and more.
Book Giveaway Time!
Three lucky CRAFT readers will each receive a copy of the book, The Handmade Marketplace. Just tell us why you would like this book in the comments. All comments will be closed by Noon PST on Friday, April 16, 2010. The lucky winners will be announced later on the site. Good luck!