Are you really being profitable in your business? Or are you dipping into your own bank or your spouses account… Read more Is your Business Actually Profitable? Things You Might Not Be Taking Into Account
Tis’ the season of markets! By now you’ve been madly prepping with stock, getting the finishing touches of your booth together and staring at the calendar with horror as each weekend marches slowly (more like quickly!) closer. You stay up all night the night before trying to make sure you have everything packed, to only get there and have your stomach grumbling because you forgot to eat before you left. Or all you want is a damn drink of water and an Advil for your smiling sore cheeks. We’ve all been there – so let’s be proactive and fix that in one swoop. It’s pretty simple: Make a Market First Aid Kit!
Welcome to part 2 of our Market tips series! (Missed part 1? Click here) This time we are chatting about creating… Read more Market Tips: How to Create the Perfect Set Up Display
APPLYING TO MARKETS: 101 Since so many people have been asking about markets, I figured we would do a “Market… Read more Applying To Markets: 101
There’s no nice way to beat around this bush so we will get straight to the point. No matter how seasoned of a marketer go-er we are, or how big of an advocate we are for the local and hand made biz, we have all made these common mistakes. Even to our friends who are vendors themselves. Small comments that we totally think are ok, but really make every vendor cringe and either A) Get very uncomfortable in answering or B) Super hurt or offended. Don’t worry – We have all done it. Including every vendor as we started out. To save ourselves the headache and stress I’ve listed out a couple things to never ask a vendor, or refrain from saying – at least until you have left the building!