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Friday, July 8, 2011

To Market, To Market...

After a yearlong hiatus, I've decided to go ahead and do another farmer's market here in the Richmond area. I applied to the new market in Manakin-Sabot, My Manakin Market, and was notified that there was a place for me, beginning this Saturday (tomorrow!!). So, I will be hauling my show stuff out today and tonight and getting things ready. I'm really glad I had just done that gallery show with my girlfriend Carolyn a few weeks ago, because most of my stuff is organized and intact.

I'm also going to try out my new iPad and the Square for accepting credit cards. We'll see how that goes. I have the 3G 32GB iPad and I will be activating my 3G data plan for the first time. It should be a learning experience.

I know that farmer's markets may not always be the best venue for artisan jewelry and accessories, but I'm going to try it. I need to sell some work, and I need to expand my customer base in the Richmond area, and markets can be a cost-effective way to make that happen. We'll see.

I'm hoping this is going to be a good thing.

4 comments:

Lori's Glassworks said...

I'll keep my fingers crossed for you. I hope you have a fabulous day tomorrow. love your work, wish I could join you.
Cheers!

Pretty Things said...

I hope you sell EVERYTHING!

Chris said...

Good luck! I hope all the right people are led to your table~~of course they will be blessed and so fortunate to buy your work!

Jenni said...

Good luck, hope it all goes well and have fun!
jenni

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