How to Start a Home-Based Gift Basket Business

How to Start a Home-Based Gift Basket Business

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Wonderful Book. A must have for beginners — “This is a must have book for anyone just starting or even thinking of starting in the gift basket business. It answered all of my questions and even some I didn’t think of. Highly recommended.”

Very informative and well researched — “Excellent book. Easy reading. Best of all after reading Shirley’s book you can begin the process of starting a gift basket business. This book literally changed my life.”

How to Start a Home-Based Gift Basket Business
5th edition, 2010
by Shirley George Frazier
Published by Globe Pequot Press
ISBN 978-0-7627-5954-5
$18.95 — 297 pp.

Have you dreamed of starting your own gift basket business?

Have you been hesitant to put your plans into action?

This comprehensive book contains all the necessary tools and success strategies you need to launch and grow your own business.

Shirley George Frazier shares her experience and down-to-earth advice on every aspect of setting up and running a thriving business. She shows you how to develop a business plan, estimate start-up costs, select inventory, price services, and stay profitable.

From painless record keeping to helpful hints on designs and savvy marketing techniques, her step-by-step methods are realistic, innovative, and easy to understand.

Whether you want to earn your living making gift baskets for the general public or specializing in custom creations for corporate clients, this guide will put you on the path to building your own home-based business.

Use these special features and workbook pages:

  • Customer profile form
  • Buying chart for supplies
  • Sample purchase order
  • Expense analysis spreadsheet
  • Sample sales invoice
  • Delivery schedule form
  • If you’re ready to make and sell gift baskets, this No. 1 industry book is for you.

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    A Great Reference Book — “This is a great book for beginners. It gave a lot of information and was easy to read. Also, the suggestions on how to get clients and keep them were very helpful. Plus, I got responses from just about all of the distributors in back of the book. This book was a wonderful guide to researching my business.” Baltimore, MD

    This book is a must have — “I’ve referred to it throughout my whole research period. It gives great detailed information and definitely gets you excited to begin.” Chicago, IL

    Well Done! — “Shirley’s book is an excellent source for new and established gift basket businesses, no hype here, just sound advice on starting out, marketing and promotion as well as good design concepts. Highly recommended!”

    A great overall guide to starting a gift basket business! — “A great step-by-step guide. It walks you through every step of the way. Great coverage of inventory, figuring costs, how and what to charge, advertising & marketing ideas plus forms, spreadsheets, checklists and everything else you will need to get yourself going on the road to success — Plus great design tips and business resources. If you follow the book you will be well on your way! Well worth it!” Portland, OR

    A Great Book for Anyone in the Business — “I have to write to say what a great book this is. My father and I are thinking about getting in the basket business but we both decided the smart thing to do was to read up on the subject. After looking at several books on the subject we came across Mrs. Frazier’s book and happy to say it is the best book we have read. Before you plunk down a lot of money read the book first you will learn a lot. The thing I like about the book is it is so easy to read and understand and was very well written. I hope to be successful in this business and if I do this book made it possible. Thank you, Mrs. Frazier.” Gahanna, OH

    When you order here, you get lots more with the book:

    • A customized tip sheet of dos and don’ts to get you started with gift baskets right away
    • Catalogs from popular gift basket product and supply sellers that are friendly to beginners like you
    • Other materials gathered specifically for you to help you start and keep your excitement!

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