Sometimes I just have to give myself a pat on the back. My monthly and yearly recaps are s0 much fun to look back at, keep me motivated, inspire me onwards: they were a truly magnificent idea. This is what I wrote about my goals for 2016. I want to pat past self on the head: I… Continue reading 2016: The Year In Review
Normally I wait til the end of the month to do my recap but I'm putting the shop on vacation this Wednesday so close enough. It's been an awesome month, and although there's no guarantee that every year will be similar I have high hopes for 2017 (but that's a later thought smorgasbord). Etsy I… Continue reading December 2016: The Time We Were Really Really Busy
November was my biggest month ever! Kinda nice given my fair that month FLOPPED. I have hopes that by next year November/December will be absolutely hopping for me as I continue to expand my offerings and improve SEO. Etsy My goal was 10-15 sales and $100-500 in revenue (how's that for a range?). Here are… Continue reading November Goals (and whether I met them) and what I hope December has in store.
Guys, October was a bummer. I talked about how to survive a slow craft show but Etsy was crickets as well, so I'm glad it's over and that America is getting the political shenanigans out of the way today (election years are poop for many retail stores, because no one wants to spend money). Hopefully tomorrow people… Continue reading How October Was and How I Hope November Will Be.
My studio is a wreck. So of course it's a good time to ponder the upcoming year. Because this one is so slow. (I did clean up a bit last night as I was going through inventory because I couldn't find anything) -I've had a good year, and I think it will be even better this… Continue reading Musings: Where Am I Going?