This title contains practical and expert advice on how to start and run a safe, ethical, profitable tattoo & body piercing studio. This easy-to-follow volume is one of the first business guides available for tattoo artists - and even entrepreneurs with no studio experience - who want to set-up and run their own successful tattoo and/or body piercing studio. With more than a decade of hands-on experience as a tattoo artist and studio owner, authors Kate Mueller and Tanya Howe provide expert guidance on the essential aspects of running a safe, ethical, and profitable business, including: developing a sound business & marketing plan; understanding safe tattooing and piercing procedures; setting up shop - location, equipment and supplies; finding and interviewing great artists and piercers; and, guidance on working with clients and employees.
About the Author
Kurtis Mueller is the founder, owner, and operator of Jaded Body Arts. He has more than a decade of experience in the business and teaches tattooing and piercing techniques. Tanya Howe is a writer and editor with a keen interest in body art.