Our First Market Since this All Started

At some point we all have to get back to work. This past weekend we dipped our toes into a local market here in Houston. We didn’t really expect much but we did make a few dollars and socialized with our vendor friends. It is important to remember that everyone in the vendor community is…

1%

The true 1% is not measured by wealth. The true 1% is not measured by what they drive or where their kids go to school. The true 1% is not measured by the size of their houses or where they vacation.

Time For Plan B (and C and D)

The Corona Virus (COVID-19) has cause markets to be cancelled, shelves to empty and total boredom with daytime TV. What are you going to do?

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…

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.

How to Be a Good Neighbor at a Market

When you are at a market, at times it will be bustling with activity and at other times, may be very slow. The days can be long and tiresome. This is even more true if you are dealing with a difficult neighbor in the booth next to you. A good neighbor can be a great…

Why We Create

People have grown and created things since the beginning of mankind. We thrive on the challenge and overcoming the challenge. As we continue to evolve, we may find better ways to create, but the desire to create will always be with us. You are among these people. With the product you have created, or the…