Call for Artists, Making Money at Juried Art Fairs, Craft Shows and Festivals
I follow (on facebook) a rude(!) but successful Australian business/marketing guru who charges $8-10K for a 4 day residential, immersing you in strategies to succeed and it appears her students do…Continue
I came across this article on National Jeweler (although its not just for jewellery but all luxury goods) - …Continue
Hi all, been busy, busy, busy here downunder with my autumn shows - as a rule they've been nothing spectacular either in organisation or sales... but last weekend a regular annual one day show had a new co-ordinator and I'm sure she had been reading AFI ... it was just so.... ORGANISED!
The event was a one day show run by a private school about 2 hours drive from me. It has been slowly dropping off in sales over the years - last year there was an explosion in the number of…Continue
Hello everyone! Token Aussie reporting in to wish you all Happy Holidays!
I know I haven't been around much the last 6 months, far too much on and happening both with making jewellery, shows and the farm ... its upset my online routine!! I do try and keep a vague notion of what's been going on here though :)
I haven't even posted that I met the gorgeous Kathleen Clausen and her entertaining hubby, Mark, on their recent visit to Australia! We spent the day together in…Continue
I know it sounds odd, but for many of my customers I seem to have become their “secret weapon” in 'keeping up with the Jones’ ' scenarios. I’m specifically referring to well to do, more mature ladies (i.e more grown up children) who “do lunch” with their friends, attend fundraisers, love to shop and so on.
They have usually found me online (by chance!) or at a show and live at least a couple of hours drive away (my local customers are more than happy to spread the word). They…Continue
I just completed another 2 shows which wraps up my autumn (fall) season. I usually go into winter hiatus now working and start shows again in spring. My first was a private school annual fair. The area is semi rural to rural, lots of horsey people (as in, into horses), horse studs and coal mines nearby where the workers gets paid extremely well so generally a well to do area. The women are traditional with a little fashion thrown in.…Continue