Boring is What Sells

I was talking to a vendor that I had not yet had the opportunity to meet at a show this past weekend. She is a jeweler and I’ve always been fascinated with the process of making jewelry – particularly rings. I wonder how they get a seamless joint in a ring like that. I was…

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You Got This

With only a few days until Thanksgiving and then the Black Friday rush, stress levels for vendors and makers doesn’t get much higher. The only thing on your mind is the next market that you signed up for and all the work that needs to be done.

Lets Talk Numbers

Everybody wants to ask the question, but no one wants to actually say it. “How much do you make at a market?” or “What makes a good market?”

Adaptability is my Superpower

No two shows are the same. Even with the same people and the same organizer, one show will differ from another. You have to be adaptable.

Sales Tax and Pricing

It doesn’t matter how small your business is. You still have to collect and pay sales tax. Oh, and here in Texas, your sales tax payment is due today! Yay!

Finally Found! Best Vendor Chair

In our search for the most comfortable, yet functional and well-priced chair that we can take to market, we have gone through many options. We have finally found the one that I think is the best. You can get them too!

Dear Linda…

An open letter to a new vendor and all other new and aspiring vendors.

Millennials are Ruining Everything!

Millennials are being blamed for ruining everything. They don’t like the same things that we liked when we were that age. They don’t eat at the same restaurants we did. They don’t shop at the same malls we did. And they don’t even approach relationships the same way we did. This is great for you!