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  • The Art of Selling Your Craft

    Craft-Link UK is delighted to introduce a brand new publication entitled
    The Art of Selling Your Craft.

    Written with the extensive experience of the author as an exhibitor and subsequently highly successful craft fair organiser, it helps you with the essentials of starting and running a successful craft business and getting it right!

    Priced at just £3.95 plus P&P, it represents exceptional value for money and will help turn dreams of running your own craft business in to reality.

    Contact Craft-Link Uk on 01276 473115 or E-mail [email protected].
    Visit our web site at www.craftlink.co.uk
    Craft-Link UK
    The Art of Selling Your Craft - The essential read for craft workers!
    Help, guidance and advice on how to make the most selling craft for profit - and getting it right!

    Craft-Link UK - www.craftlink.co.uk
    Encouraging Creativity

  • #2
    Site looks good..

    How big is the book ?

    Its very cheap!!!

    Great idea.....

    Good luck!
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    • #3
      Thank you for your enquiry. The Art of Selling Your Craft is a 40 page glossy booklet (A5).

      It has been designed specifically at the cover price of just £3.95 to appeal to exhibitors with a set buget for research. Starting out in craft is very expensive with booking fees and a large out lay for stock etc and we wanted to make the book consise, affordable and practical for just this reason. In this case, size and price really does matter!

      It is also offered at a wholesale price of just £2.25 and many of our customers are organisers who then sell the book on through shows to visitors and exhibitors.

      Thank you for your interest.
      Craft-Link UK
      The Art of Selling Your Craft - The essential read for craft workers!
      Help, guidance and advice on how to make the most selling craft for profit - and getting it right!

      Craft-Link UK - www.craftlink.co.uk
      Encouraging Creativity

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      • #4
        Sound really good...

        Hope it sells well and hope you can offer some advice to some of the people on this forums...

        You know a small sample of the book...

        Well you put the URL to your site and a good description of your book in your signature..... Then way every you chat to anyone i can help advertise your book......


        How long having you been selling the book for ?
        Site very new Registered on: 10-Sep-2004

        If you need any SEO advice your every welcome just ask...

        Plus are you interested in being included in the directory ?
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        • #5
          The Art of Selling Your Craft

          Thank you for the advice re details of the book in the sig. file!

          How do I edit/add that at this stage?

          Thank you also for your replies and interest. The book sales are going incredibly well, we really are delighted with the response. Just goes to show that so many exhibitors realy do need some help to get started and that craft is an industry which needs to support it members more!

          Thanks again.....
          Craft-Link UK
          The Art of Selling Your Craft - The essential read for craft workers!
          Help, guidance and advice on how to make the most selling craft for profit - and getting it right!

          Craft-Link UK - www.craftlink.co.uk
          Encouraging Creativity

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          • #6
            Re: The Art of Selling Your Craft

            Originally posted by craftlink

            How do I edit/add that at this stage?
            On the top menu your will sell FAQ search Member list etc...
            Click on Profile... then you can edit your Sig...

            Put your web address in your sig so if you give any advice people will know that more advice is available in a handy book...!

            LOL ... enjoy..!
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            • #7
              Is the information in the booklet UK-specific?

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              • #8
                Dear Gelinda,
                Thank you for your email. There are certain useful numbers/contacts that pertain to the UK, but I beleive that 95% of the book would be of use to anyone interested in selling craft. The principles of successful selling remain the same no matter where you are based!

                Please visit our web site if you wish to print an order form or contact me through the forum, email at [email protected] or call me on 01276 473115 if I can assit you further.

                Kind regards

                Louise Aartsen
                Craft-Link UK
                The Art of Selling Your Craft - The essential read for craft workers!
                Help, guidance and advice on how to make the most selling craft for profit - and getting it right!

                Craft-Link UK - www.craftlink.co.uk
                Encouraging Creativity

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                • #9
                  Originally posted by Gerlinda
                  Is the information in the booklet UK-specific?
                  Hi Gerlinda,

                  If you do purchase this book or anyone else for that matter i'd love to hear an unbiased opinion... :wink:

                  I think it sounds a great book..!


                  ps I not discounting what craftlink posts in anyway way or form...


                  Craftlink one question I have is what level would it be usefull for ? e.g. someone starting out ?
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                  • #10
                    Thank you for your email. The book is primarily aimed at beginners but there are sections on display and presentation and how to capture sales which would be useful to all exhibitors.

                    We have just sent eveluation sheets to all of our customers for October. When they are sent back, I will post a few comments on the site so that the forum can see what they are saying about the book.

                    Kind regards

                    Louise Aartsen
                    Craft-Link UK
                    The Art of Selling Your Craft - The essential read for craft workers!
                    Help, guidance and advice on how to make the most selling craft for profit - and getting it right!

                    Craft-Link UK - www.craftlink.co.uk
                    Encouraging Creativity

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                    • #11
                      Originally posted by craftlink
                      We have just sent eveluation sheets to all of our customers for October. When they are sent back, I will post a few comments on the site so that the forum can see what they are saying about the book.
                      Perfect... Can't wait...


                      Louise please dont take what I said the wrong way...

                      I think I might get this book and report back to the forums with finding...

                      Thanks again..
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                      • #12
                        No offence taken...I promise. I am bound to sing the benefits of the book from the roof tops because I wrote it! Independent opinion is vital and I would love the oportunity to post some of comments we receive just for that reason.

                        If you supply me with your contact details (perhaps via personal email),
                        I would be delighted to send you a complimentary copy for review.

                        I loof forward to hearing from you.

                        Louise Aartsen :lol:
                        Craft-Link UK
                        The Art of Selling Your Craft - The essential read for craft workers!
                        Help, guidance and advice on how to make the most selling craft for profit - and getting it right!

                        Craft-Link UK - www.craftlink.co.uk
                        Encouraging Creativity

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                        • #13
                          It is very cheap,but how is the effect of it?
                          Did anybody use it before?
                          http://www.syhandicrafts.com

                          major in producing antique wood/metal handicrafts.

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