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Selling Your Business

Started this discussion. Last reply by Barrie Lynn Bryant Feb 17. 1 Reply

Anyone here have any experience selling/buying an existing Art/Craft business?My wife and I are kicking around the idea of a new direction in life (semi-retire/travel), and it will not include our…Continue

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Booth Damage at Show

Started this discussion. Last reply by Vera Foley Oct 22, 2016. 23 Replies

I did a show this weekend at a convention center in my city.  I set up 2 nights before the show.  The night before the show, one of the exhibit hall contractors ran into my booth with an electric…Continue

Anyone Selling on Etsy Wholesale?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Judy Christian Sep 30, 2015. 1 Reply

I was recently approved to sell Etsy Wholesale.  Have not paid the $100 fee yet, as I am still deciding if I want to take the plunge.I was wondering if anyone here is using this avenue to sell…Continue

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Barrie Lynn Bryant replied to Tim Gott's discussion Selling Your Business
"I subscribe to Picture Framing Magazine, and in PFM entrepreneur Jay Goltz authors articles speaking to business value and worth. A few years ago he talked about how much businesses are actually worth and that the reality is a business is generally…"
Feb 17
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Selling Your Business

Anyone here have any experience selling/buying an existing Art/Craft business?My wife and I are kicking around the idea of a new direction in life (semi-retire/travel), and it will not include our art/craft business.The product is more craft, Unique, and not easily duplicated, but I could teach someone the process/business.  The business provides a nice part time income. (We both work full time)It may be a year or 2 before we exit from the business, but would like to hear from others some of…See More
Feb 17
Vera Foley replied to Tim Gott's discussion Booth Damage at Show
"Woot Woot! Way to go Tim!"
Oct 22, 2016
Ross Graham replied to Tim Gott's discussion Booth Damage at Show
"Rose, I understand your concern.  You can purchase commercial insurance policies that will cover lost profit and time of your work if it is destroyed/damaged/stolen etc. at an appraised value.  However these policies minimum premiums are…"
Jun 9, 2016
Rose Mavis replied to Tim Gott's discussion Booth Damage at Show
"Just curious. Can an artist hire an appraiser to come and make a general valuation on a body of work that best represents the current methods and or style of the artist? This could be used to make a baseline established valuation on the…"
Jun 9, 2016
Ross Graham replied to Tim Gott's discussion Booth Damage at Show
"Thanks Mark, As an ACT Insurance Agent I was going to make that same point.  I was surprised that the person causing the damage wouldn't pay full retail value of the pieces. Your second point is also correct, the ACT policy being…"
Jun 9, 2016
Laura Wilder replied to Tim Gott's discussion Booth Damage at Show
"Glad you were reimbursed at full retail value. I just went through the gauntlet to obtain insurance...seems that if someone else damages your work it's covered under their liability insurance at full retail value. If however, you suffer a loss…"
May 30, 2016
Wendy Merkle replied to Tim Gott's discussion Booth Damage at Show
"Chris, When someone else is clearly in the wrong, I would never jump to be covered by MY OWN Insurance.  That should not be the go to. Also... I would never settle for wholesale price in any way.  It is worth what someone would pay for it.…"
May 30, 2016
Wendy Merkle replied to Tim Gott's discussion Booth Damage at Show
"I cant write my exact thoughts because I dont believe they allow swear words on here.   Listen that is BS.  Just because they can't drive doesn't mean they get a break.  The value is what someone would pay for it.…"
May 30, 2016
Mark V. Turner replied to Tim Gott's discussion Booth Damage at Show
"With ACT insurance, they stated that if I damaged another exhibitors stock at a show, they would reimburse the affected exhibitor at 100% retail value. HOWEVER... if it was my own stock that was damaged, they would only reimburse me the cost of the…"
May 10, 2016
Chris Hoyt replied to Tim Gott's discussion Booth Damage at Show
"Do you base your prices on the amount of time you spend on each item at X dollars per hour?"
May 9, 2016
Rose Mavis replied to Tim Gott's discussion Booth Damage at Show
"Wow. This topic certainly caught my eye. I would be very upset if said insurance company only paid for materials. Plumbers or contractors have no problem charging for labor. This is the very reason I actually try very hard to keep a time card on…"
May 8, 2016
Rich Terry replied to Tim Gott's discussion Booth Damage at Show
"Every state is different but since it was an accident/neglect by others you are entitled to the retail price of your work. "
May 4, 2016
Rich Terry replied to Tim Gott's discussion Booth Damage at Show
"Careful what you wish for... In most instances and as required by law in most states,  the moment you mention the words Lawyer/Attorney to an insurance company you had better be ready to pony up for one. They are not allowed to speak to you by…"
May 4, 2016
Paula Decker Haynes replied to Tim Gott's discussion Booth Damage at Show
"Yay!"
May 2, 2016
Chris Hoyt replied to Tim Gott's discussion Booth Damage at Show
"Who cut the check, the Contractor or their insurance company?"
Apr 13, 2016

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At 10:04am on May 4, 2015, Christina L. Towell said…

Hello Tim,

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Thanks and continued success.

At 3:48pm on May 13, 2015, Connie Mettler said…
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