It’s Time!

Yup. Summer is officially over and we are entering into fall. That means that it is time to start thinking about the holidays if you haven’t already. Advertisements

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We Were Rained Out, But…

We were in the truck. It was all loaded with all our stuff for our Austin market. 15 minutes after we left, we received the email that our market was cancelled due to weather. The mood in the truck was thick with indecision as we both contemplated what our options are. I looked at Monica….

We Got In! Oh Crap!

The holiday season is quickly approaching and applications for the holiday shows are closing. Our applications have all been filled out and decisions from the market organizers are going out this month.

What Is A Booth Fee?

Most markets and fairs that you will be going to charge a fee for their vendors to sell their goods. This fee goes by many names but we typically refer to it as a booth fee or vendor fee.

Going Back to Shopify

Running an online store is challenging. Most of us don’t have the extra money to hire someone to run an online presence full-time so every minute spent dealing with online store issues is a minute away from actually running the business.

Vendor Profile – Pop Soap

Meet Gem, one of the co-founders of Pop Soap. Her and her brother Paul, have been in the soap business for not quite three years and they are already pursuing their passions full-time.

Our DIY Barber Pole

Booth displays adapt over time. Ours seems to have a renovation every year. Even though I think we have settled down on re-building our display every year, we still add to it. One of the things that we decided to add is a barber pole. After looking at barber poles where the real ones are…

We Can Do That Too

When Monica and I started selling at markets, we watched what other people were doing with regard to their business. We got a lot of inspiration for our booth display and product presentation. We also saw all of the cool products they had for sale and we said to ourselves “We can do that too!”….