Baskets Galore! Turning the Art of Making Beautiful Gift Baskets into a Profitable Business How to Turn Your Passion into a Profitable Home-based Business
Publisher: Grelot Books Publishing Company
How many gift-giving parties do you attend a year? Birthdays, anniversaries, graduations, weddings and baby showers are all happy occasions that require that you give the guest of honor a gift.
What if you could make that gift a beautiful personalized basket full of goodies you know they will love?
What if you SOLD that basket for a profit to someone for them to give as a unique and thoughtful gift?
Wouldn't you like to be your own boss and work from home on your own terms?
The market for providing unique and personalized gifts is vast. There are numerous reasons for someone to be interested in giving a personal, customized, and thoughtful gift basket.
Gift baskets are a unique and appealing gift. I began making gift baskets as a hobby to provide my friends and family with uniquely customized creations made just for them. I would make gift baskets for every occasion!
Eventually, my gift basket making hobby became a profitable business. I could work from home and be my own boss. I set my own hours, the sky is the limit!
Now I share my advice about starting your own home-based gift basket business empire in this book "title."
I bring my years of cultivated business knowledge about this industry to you in this concise step-by-step guidebook.
This book is broken into two parts. The first part is all about crafting quirky and unique gift baskets as a hobby. Even if you choose to make this a business, I show you how to create your inventory to sell.
In part 1, you'll learn:About different containers to use for the basketsVarious basket fillersadvice on selecting basket themeshow to tie a bow properlyhow to make baskets on a budgetwhat essentials not to scrimp on when creating your basketendless ideas on what to include in the gift baskets
I also provide you dozens of theme ideas for your baskets. There is a glossary of at least 50 different types of gift baskets for you to create.
In part 2, we talk about the business aspects of the gift basket making craft.How to start your business while complying with legalitiesWhat your workspace should be likeHow to find vendors for suppliesHow to market and advertise your businessThe importance of networkingHow to utilize social media to your advantageCreating a websiteCreating a portfolio catalogAdvice on how to throw a successful in-home sales party
All of this and much more, sprinkled with my time-tested advice about building and sustaining your gift basket business.