How to turn a hobby into a job
In order to turn a hobby into a job, first you need to soberly assess whether you manufactured products can be popular. Study the market of similar products: the volume of proposals, the price category of such goods, the place of sale. By selecting products with similar characteristics, consider whether you will be able to benefit by selling the product on offer in the market or even a lower price.
If you find pricing is attractive, the next step try to find a buyer. Expensive oil-paintings, robed in the Golden frame, can appeal to the older generation. Copyright jewelry from polymer clay, rhinestones, beads in love the teenagers and young women. But if you do scrap-booking, making a graceful, creative cards, boxes for small items, photo albums, it is a universal product that will be demanded by all age groups.
Look for online resources to market their products. First, place the offer to sell in social networks. As a rule, there they find the greatest response. Also, there are fairs of craftsmen, hand-makers, where you can create your online store, to publish a catalog of products to offer to communicate with customers. You can also try to create your own website or blog, which in addition to information about the goods sold will be posted interesting articles about how the creative process goes, how did you start your work, you need to try to create such a thing myself. Such network resources is good because in addition to the direct users of the information about the product can see people accidentally coming into the page. And the statistics says that most of the visitors — this is random and not targeted users.
To of hobby income, you can try to arrange master classes for those wishing to learn your skills. Have a nice time in the circle of friends and learn to create with their own hands for a affordable price, certainly, will want many of your circle of friends and acquaintances. Such workshops are in high demand. Of course, in the Internet you can find tutorials on any kind of creativity, but the experience of the master, personal example and assistance to attract more than self-study.