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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. Advertisements

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Dear Linda…

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

Fiverr.com Part 2 with Tips

Recently I wrote an article about my experience with Fiverr.com but it became a much longer read than I had anticipated. I only got about halfway through my experience. So let’s continue. If you haven’t read it, you can find it here.

My Experience With Fiverr.com – Part 1

Writing blog posts for my business is not easy. In fact, I am so close to it that I have a very difficult time coming up with topics. This blog, The Vendor Life, however, is super easy to write. I just write what I want to and if you read it, great. If not, I…

Free Stuff From My Credit Card!

It’s that time of year when we are planning for new holiday shows and building our inventory to support those shows. Our current “A game” isn’t good enough for one of the shows so we need to build a new display. But, like many of you this time of year, we are cash strapped. Lucky…

Should I Stay or Should I Go?

There will be times that you will need to make decisions about whether to go to a market or not. It is easy to make a decision and then wonder if it was the right one. Once a decision is made, all you can do is move forward.

Pecan Street Festival – Austin, TX

We are kicking off the fall season with our most expensive market to date. We have heard a lot about the Pecan Street Festival in Austin, so we finally got up the nerve to try it.

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.