The Business Chat – Holiday bootcamp, get the word out!

In our holiday preparations so far we have worked out our inventory list, spiffied up our booth display, gone over our online shop and ordered our holiday packaging. Now it’s time to let the world know that the holiday shopping season is here and that you are ready! It’s time to market and advertise your work. Here at the Business Chat, we’re fond of wearing hats. Today we’ll put on 3 hats. First there’s our Marketing Hat, second our Advertising Hat, third our Sales Hat. Marketing is what you do to get a customer to knock on your door. It …

A long weekend!

And what a perfect long weekend it’s turning out to be – Turkey, lots of it – along with fabulous weather. I never did get around to going out for our annual apple picking. Hopefully, it’s not too late, as I’m craving some homemade apple butter, and of course a bunch of apple pies in the freezer would be a good thing as well. I mentioned on Facebook yesterday that I’m now completely smitten with Fast Fire Bronze clay. Many of you will remember the many posts I have made expressing my frustration at the inconsistent firing results of the …