how do i get my basket business to a good start i also do dvd montages, scrapbooks, wedding programs?

by DIY wedding planner on December 29, 2012

i also do invitations, party planning and anything creative

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cougar19_88 December 29, 2012 at 8:51 pm

I don’t know about the other stuff, but scrapbooking is huge on eBay. Search the term “scrapbook pages” to check out the prices! Change the search order to “highest first”. Some are so gorgeous!


TradeMark Express December 29, 2012 at 9:47 pm

You’ve got several avenues here (that’s great!); let’s tackle them one at a time.

Associations may be a good avenue to explore. These organizations will address many of the thoughts, questions and concerns you’ll inevitably have as well as many you haven’t anticipated yet. See the source box for some relevant links.

Research, research, research – this cannot be stressed enough. Read as much as you can about the industry. Here are some book titles that are relevant:

Gift Basket Specific:
* How to Start a Home-Based Gift Basket Business, Third Edition by Shirley George Frazier
* Start Your Own Gift Basket Service by Entrepreneur Press
* Start and Run a Gift Basket Business by Mardi Foster-Walker

Scrapbook Specific:
* Scrapbooking For Profit: Cashing In On Retail, Home-Based And Internet Opportunities by Rebecca Pittman
* The Scrapbooker’s Guide to Business by Kathy Steligo

Event Planning:
* How to Start a Home-Based Event Planning Business by Jill Moran
* Start Your Own Event Planning Business: Your Step by Step Guide to Success by Krista Turner
* The Essential Event Planning Kit by Godfrey Harris
* Start & Run an Event-Planning Business by Cindy Lemaire

There are plenty of free informational resources out there. Check the source box for links to articles.

Hope that helps! I wish you much success & happiness in all your ventures!


fifi December 29, 2012 at 10:36 pm

advertise on the internet, swap meets, bazaars


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