December 26, 2017

People with goals generally succeed because they know where they're going!

But don't make the common mistakes of;

-making too many

-making them too big to achieve

-not writing them down

-not being specific

Think "SMARTER";

  • S specific (The goal has to have clear details.)


November 23, 2017

A client has contacted you to create a custom piece. YAY!

However... Your client isn't certain what they'd like done to their specific piece, and that's where YOUR expertise comes in.

Help them figure it out & secure the contract, after all they want you to do...

November 3, 2017

If you would like to post, like or comment as Your FB Business Profile on another FB Business Page's post or timeline you'll need to be an admin, editor or moderator.

If you are then you may be able to, but it depends on that Page's settings.

To like or comment on anothe...

October 31, 2017

There are several strategies, factors, formulas & guides to create pricing. However...

If we ask people to pay too much for an item or service they will stop buying/go elsewhere.

If we ask too little our profit decrease & or customers assume our item(s) are poor quality....

October 27, 2017

Most of us rely on the internet & social media for quick answers.

Although it's fast & there is a wealth of information, you need to think about the source(s)!

Was the information from a credible source or person?

Do you know if there was research involved, if so from whe...

October 23, 2017

FB Jail aka a temporary suspension of one’s privilege to post on Facebook.

Suspensions & Sentences Vary!

Suspensions can include losing privileges to post items to your timeline, friends timelines, group pages, other pages, adding new friends, sharing items and or links...

October 22, 2017

Have you been thinking about hosting a workshop?

You can have fun, meet new people, share your skills, gain additional income, promote your work & items!

If you are a stockist you can promote your items well during workshops!

(Use many different supplies & offer discounts...

October 22, 2017

This is a "sample" contract you can copy and paste for your own use.  Revise to fit your needs. 


Terms and Conditions for Custom / Painted Furniture 

1. A signed contract is required at the start of all commissioned pieces.

2. A deposit of 50% wil...

October 20, 2017

Before you throw it out, ask yourself, can it be repurposed or up cycled?

Upcycling & Repurposing have been around for centuries. Yet they seem to be the latest fad. 

I can recall my Great-Great Grandfather, Lawrence Churchill, saying, "Waste makes haste."...

October 17, 2017

You've got your EIN, Insurance, Business License, etc taken care of & you're thinking about opening a shop.

Ask yourself quesions;

Who? What? Where? When? How? Why?

WHO do you want to be your market audience/customers/clients?

WHO will your business attract?


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