Many talented needlewoman, who canknit beautiful and quality things, sooner or later begin to think of ways to turn your hobby into a small home based business. But not everyone knows how to do it.
Before some skilled workers the question arises: how to implement the knitted things?
There are several ways of selling handicrafts.
You will need
- Yarn, Knitting, crocheting, knitting magazines, a computer with Internet access, camera, personal business cards.
First and foremost, you need to do -determine that you offer your potential buyer. Not shabby gray knit sweaters a la "goodbye youth". Look at fashion magazines (currently in all the women's magazines necessarily considered a fashion trend this season). Find Internet sites dedicated to new fashion trends. Look, that offer well-known designers. Learn all this and start to create.
Tie several models. But first, make high-quality photos. To this end, it is not necessary to buy a professional camera, you can do the usual "soap box". The main thing - do not take photos of their work in the usual home interior. Pick a beautiful background. Point the right light. Take a few photos from different angles, with the flash and without it. Look, what pictures do masters who exhibit their work on the Internet. Look for sites that explain how to properly take photos of handmade products
Here are your pictures ready. Well, if you have the skills to work with photo editing software - Adjust izobrazheniya.Sostavte two directories to your work. One electronically. They you will use to place their products on the Internet. Second in the form of an album. It will come in handy if you decide to sell their creations through shops.
Begin to sell. The most effective tool in the sales of handicrafts is the Internet. It provides a lot of opportunities. Sign up for online forums. As a rule, they all have the "Announcements" section. Create your own theme in this section. Good to advertise their products and general-themed women's forums, social networks and communities. Sign up for sites that combine the same masters. Here are some of them:
In every town there are shops and boutiques,that sell goods for needlework, including yarn. Many of them are willing to take the handmade products for sale. Also, many stores children's goods or products for animals willingly agree to work with the private master (this is if you are knitting for children or animals) .Vozmite their work or directory that you made in the form of an album with photos, walk to these shops and invite collaboration with you. Please note only the fact that working with such shops, you will not get a hundred percent guarantee sales of your products.