If you are a Scrapbooking addict then you already know how fun Scrapbooking can be. But did you realize that Scrapbooking has also become one of the hottest home businesses today? A full 14% of scrappers today are involved in the business of Scrapbooking. Here are some tips to help you get started on Scrapbooking for profit.
When it comes to finding clients to work with in your new scrapbooking business, start with your family and your friends. This is a great way to help you to get some beautiful scrapbooks to showcase to your future clients. And, of course, one of the most powerful (and profitable) forms of advertising in any business is that of word of mouth.
Just imagine: You do a gorgeous and unique scrapbook for your friend and she takes it to show off to her other friends and family. They, of course, just have to know who created it and soon you have a few new customers. Do a great scrapbook for them and then they will do the same thing and, well, you can see how your scrapbooking business can grow and become very profitable.
There are many moms, college students, busy brides and others that would love to create scrapbooks for themselves or as gifts for their family and friends. But they just do not have the time or maybe they do not have the creative skills for it. These are just a few of the many opportunities for someone that has the talent to create scrapbooks for profit.
Try promoting your new scrapbooking business in your local school or church newsletters.
And don?t forget that you can also advertise for your scrapbook business here on the internet.
Of course, there are the always popular craft fairs to attend. With so many potential customers coming by to view your work, there is a huge possibility here to make some real scrapbooking profit.
Scrapbooking for profit can be a lot of fun but don?t forget to treat it as a business. Keep organized in supplies, files and forms. And remember to provide excellent customer service to your scrapbooking clients. They will expect that you are going to provide them with an excellent finished product (based on your past work) in a timely manner. Treating your beloved scrapbooking hobby as the business it is will help to insure a loyal following of customers and referrals for many years to come.
Scrapbooking is an extremely popular and fast growing craft. If you have the time, love and the talent for creating stunning scrapbooks then you have what you need to make a profit with scrapbooking.