Monday, September 8, 2008

Upcoming projects:

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I've been pretty busy. I haven't been making tons of ballerina bow holders lately, but have been working on increasing my hairclip collection.
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I've been making more of my Kutie Korkers, and with football season here, have been making a collection of team color Kutie Korkers.
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I have been approached for several giveaways. I am all for giveaways, but am trying to get my new website up and running first. With a lack of product shown on etsy these days, it's harder to get real exposure or interest. I need an actual shop where I can display all of my work. So there will some Ballerina Bow Holder giveaways on some prominent blogs in the near future. :) I just have to get back to work on www.LLTreasures.com (not active yet!).

I am also getting ready for my first local craft fair. I am starting out small, as it's my first one, and I'm not sure of the reception or profitability of fairs for my products, yet. I'm optimistic, and as long as I get the vendor fees back in sales, I'll be fine with putting all the effort into it.

To all of my fellow small business owners: what has been your most effective form of marketing? Do you seek out your niche market, or promote to the general public?

1 comment:

Amelia said...

Ooh I will be buying up large on those Kutie Korkers when I have a girl. I COULD get some for the Bean... but I don't think he'd thank me. Plus he has NO hair! ;)