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Creative Leisure News
2677 Ashley Ct.
Tremont, IL 61568
Phone: 309-925-5593
Fax: 309-925-9068
Email: mike@clnonline.com

 

 


 

Creative Leisure Communications offers a wide variety of services for businesses of all types and sizes, whether they're already involved in the industry or are considering entering the marketplace.

President Mike Hartnett has been reporting on the craft industry for more than 20 years and consulted with a wide variety of clients.

"Because of my unique perspective as a long-time industry journalist, I have seen and know why hundreds of companies have failed -- and hundreds of others have succeeded."

Background

bullet26+ years experience in the industry
bulletMember of the Board of Directors of the Craft & Hobby Association
bulletPublisher of Creative Leisure News
bulletColumnist for Scrapbook Retailer magazine
bulletAuthor of A Basic Guide To the Craft Industry
bulletAuthor of Crafters & The Internet, An Informal Survey
bulletFormer columnist for Craft Supply Magazine and CNA magazines.
bulletFormer Editor of Profitable Craft Merchandising
bulletFormer publisher of Craftrends and founder of Craftrends Today
bulletServed six years on the board of directors of the Hobby Industry Association
bulletLectured at craft, needlework, painting, sewing, floral, and ceramic trade shows and other industry events in the U.S., Canada, Asia, and Europe
bulletQuoted by the Wall Street Journal and other major media
bulletWon awards by the National Society of Business Press Editors

Services

bulletOverviews and in-depth analyses of the industry
bulletEditorial. Improving your books, magazines, and catalogs
bulletMarketing. Bringing markets and products together
bulletMarket Research. Customized market studies for specific product categories and companies
bulletMergers & Acquisitions. Bring buyers and sellers together
bulletNewsletters. Writing custom-designed newsletters

Referrals

Mike has extensive contacts with the top industry consultants in other areas and will be happy to make referrals

bulletCustomized consumer research
bulletE-Commerce
bulletGraphic Design
bulletPersonnel
bulletPublic Relations
bulletDesigners
bulletEmployee Training
bulletPackaging
bulletProduct Development
bulletWebsite Construction

There is no charge for an initial consultation. Call 309-925-5593 or Email mike@clnonline.com.

 

 

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