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TNNA Business Education

TNNA's publications offer practical information for creating and maintaining a successful needlearts business. 

Business Advisory Series
These booklets are free to members. Starting Out Right is available in pdf for Members to download.

Non-members may purchase Starting Out Right for $25.   Click here to purchase the $25 download version or print and return this PDF order form.

  • Starting Out Right: A must for any needlearts start-up business, this publication discusses the basics of developing a business plan. It includes highlighted data from the TNNA Retail and Regular Member Surveys.
  • Marketing Needlearts: This practical and comprehensive guide not only cites data from the TNNA surveys, but also includes step-by-step "design sheets" to help you through the process of creating your own successful marketing plan.
  • Trade Show Tips: This publication provides practical information essential for the professional needlearts vendor who is attending a trade show for the first time.
  • Manufacturers' Representatives - Building Relationships for Success: Looking from the perspective of both the retailer and the rep, this publication has been created to help all segments of our community understand the roles and appreciate the importance of Manufacturers' Reps in the ongoing success of the needlearts industry.

Copyright Logo 

This logo will be featured in an education campaign this year, but is ready now for use on wholesalers' websites, designers' charts, shop owners' websites and promotional literature, and other uses to raise awareness of copyright protection for our members.

The logo is available in jpg, png or eps formats, in color or black and white. It features images that cover all industry segments of TNNA membership. The logo is available with the slogan "It's a copyright, not your right to copy”, or without.

Please make use of the logo as a member benefit, to add to the © copyright symbol on your protected materials to remind the public that our intellectual property is not to be copied or shared without permission.

Download the images
Note: You may be prompted whether to Save or Open this file. You should save, and then unzip the folder to access the different versions and formats of the logos.

Respect Copyright

Don't Copy Wrong . . . Respect Copyright!
This brochure has been developed by TNNA in answer to the problem of copyright infringement, an issue that continues to have a significantly negative effect on the needlearts industry. TNNA's goal is to assist in education of copyright policies.

Permission is granted to any interested TNNA member or industry association to reproduce the information and poster (with proper copyright notation).

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