As an artist, I'm always looking for ways to promote and share my work. I've utilized facebook, twitter, deviantART, you name it, but while makin contacts definitely has roots in the online world, the true reach begins when you're one-on-one and offline. With thanks to my supafly networking skillz, I met someone in a facebook group who introduced me to the activities director at a local retirement community. We met … [Read more...] about Want More Excitement in Your Business? Teach!
Archives for January 2012
If you've been selling on one of these sites (or one like them) for more than a few days, it's probably a safe bet that you belong to some "support groups" either on facebook or forums. It's also a safe bet that you've heard people complaining that they're not getting sales, or that they're struggling with getting traffic, or that they don't know if they're pricing their items properly, or... or... or... any … [Read more...] about The Most Dangerous Threat to Your Etsy/Zibbet/Artfire Business
I'm by no means a "resolution" making type person, but I do know when I've had enough and am ready for a new chapter, and changing the calendar is always like turning the page in the book of my life for me. Kind of like when I was a kid and school supply shopping was the highlight of my year, because there was something about fresh, blank notebooks and pens filled with ink that just felt so good to me. As I aged, it … [Read more...] about Hey, 2011… Good Riddance! (Or: What I Say Every December 31st)