It's Biz Tuesday! This post is for those who vend outdoors, or are considering it. Please have a look at the photo (please click on picture to enlarge), and answer this question:
Where's the soap?
That's right, it's easy to find the soap, because there's a banner on the front of my tent. Please note the expanse of white tents, there, with no banners on the front. At the Horseshoe Craft and Flea Market, I saw a lot of unique signs, and I wasn't the only one with a sign at the front of my tent; it just so happened I was the only one in this grouping. I wanted to post this to make this point to you: when vending outside, use ALL of your tent to showcase your business. That particular show was my best single-day show to date (in 6 years!). Was it because of my signs? That might have been one factor. In any case, it's a factor over which I have control, so I take advantage of it.
Advice given. I'm out.
Amy Kalinchuk makes and sells soap at www.soapcrone.com and also writes and publishes crafty books at www.crafte-revolution.com. She does not know everything about everything, but is happy to tell you what she knows, in any case.