Meet the authors
Handmade to Sell:
Hello Craft's Guide to Owning, Running, and Growing Your Crafty Business
Kelly Rand, Sara Dick, and Christine Ernest
No one knows more about helping handmade businesses than Hello Craft, the nonprofit trade association for crafty entrepreneurs. Written by the directors of Hello Craft, Handmade to Sell is the most complete, up-to-date, and authoritative guide for DIYers seeking to learn every aspect of selling, marketing, and branding. Based on the Summit of Awesome, Hello Craft’s annual business conference, their book covers topics including:
• Developing successful product lines
• Copyrights and trademarks
• Taking perfect product shots
• Using analytics to boost your online sales
• Selling at fairs, shows, and other retail outlets
• Diversifying income through licensing and teaching
• Hiring and outsourcing
Join us on October 2nd @ 7:30pm for a presentation by the authors + Q & A.
Location: Fab Lab DC • 1418 North Capitol Street, NW DC
When & Where
FAB LAB DC
About Fab Lab DC ~
In the spirit of MIT’s Fab Lab community outreach project, FAB LAB DC is a fabrication laboratory/community workshop to the heart of the Nation’s Capital to advance creativity, innovation, and collaborative projects.
FAB LAB DC serves and fosters the creative community by providing access to digital fabrication technology, rapid prototyping, and the global Fab Lab network. Fab Labs enable people to use technology to create, experiment and produce, shifting the paradigm away from people merely “consuming” technology toward using technology to create solutions.
With a focus on life-long learning and emphasis on investigative teamwork, FAB LAB DC provides a range of educational opportunities for people of all ages, extending opportunities for information sharing, research, and broader social impact.