Make Money Teaching Crochet by Marie Segares
This practical, hands-on guide will get you ready to start teaching crochet for the first time, or inspire you to expand your existing crochet teaching business so you can make more money.
Start by setting your teaching goals using guiding questions. Then, learn how to put the right structures in place for your business so you can reach those goals. The book covers business basics like determining what types of payments to accept, setting up cancellation policies, and more. Inside, you’ll find proven marketing strategies and tactics to help you reach the right students and price your classes correctly. Finally, you’ll get organized by developing course descriptions, lesson plans, and packing lists for your classes. The resources section shares free and low-cost resources to help you expand your business, stay on top of the latest trends in crochet, network with other teachers, promote your classes, and more.
While there is plenty of useful information in the book for crocheters who are considering teaching as a hobby, or those who want to teach other crafts for profit, the focus is on developing a sustainable part-time business teaching crochet. If you love crochet and are ready to use your passion to earn side income or to supplement your full time crochet business, Make Money Teaching Crochet is the book for you!
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If you are someone who loves to teach, loves to crochet, and are looking combine both for a little extra income, then Make Money Teaching Crochet is a great resource book to have in your resource pile when doing research for your new business venture.
Marie does a wonderful job at breaking the book into separate, relevant and important sections to help you navigate the ins and outs of setting up a crochet teaching business. She breaks it down into the whys, whats, whos, wheres, whens, and hows. Answering these vital questions, she gives more details in the books, will help to set you up on path to success with your teaching crochet venture.
In Make Money Teaching Crochet, you’ll find that Marie gives encouragement for all skill level crocheters. You don’t have to be an experienced crocheter to teach but you should at least have the basic skills to be able to teach. She also shares different personality traits that can help you to have a successful teaching class.
Marie also lists several different techniques you can use to help you get organized and energized. She gives different ideas on how to prepare yourself mentally and physically for your first class.
Make Money Teaching Crochet is a book that is full of resources for you. You will learn whether or not teaching crochet is indeed for you. You will also get some insight on certification, do you need one; why or why not. You’ll get some tips on marketing your class, which is important for folks to find you. You’ll also get an insight to some resources that will help your crochet teaching business become successful and thrive for years to come.
About Marie Segares:
Marie Segares is a crochet and knitting teacher, designer, blogger, and podcaster. She hosts the Creative Yarn Entrepreneur Show, the podcast where you can find great ideas for launching, managing, and evolving your yarn-related business, and shares her patterns, tips, and projects on the Underground Crafter blog. Since she began teaching crochet part time in 2008, she has taught hundreds of beginners to crochet and helped even more improve their skills. Marie is a professional member of, and volunteer blogger for, the Crochet Guild of America, a designer/teacher member of The Knitting Guild Association, and an affiliate member of The National NeedleArts Association. Marie is a graduate of Barnard College and earned master’s degrees from Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health and New York University Stern School of Business. She lives in New York City.