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October: The Business of Selling

 

The Business of Selling Part 1: Creating an International Marketplace with the Creators of Etsy.com 

Have an international market for your work by the holidays! Working with the creators of Etsy.com, the online marketplace for the buying and selling all things handmade, you will quickly expand your potential for sales and join one of the fastest growing communities of artisans!

Instructor: Danielle Maveal, Education Coordinator for Etsy.com
Date/Time: Tuesday, October 14, 2008; 7-9pm
Location: MCLA Computer Lab, Murdock Hall, Room 118 (375 Church Street, North Adams, MA) 

 

Part 2: Pricing and Selling your Work

"The sale of the work of art completes the creative process."- Donald Clark
Learn practical templates to define a marketing costs inventory, overhead costs inventory, pricing sheet, and simple cost worksheet. Learn where your work is most saleable and how to get it there.

Instructor: Donald Clark, author of Making a Living in Crafts and co-owner of Ferrin Gallery
Date/Time: Tuesday, October 27, 2008; 7-9pm
Location: Ferrin Gallery (437 North Street, Pittsfield, MA)