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Nels johnson's Blog – December 2017 Archive (2)

Holiday Art Festival, downtown St. Petersburg—Big Yawner, I am a goner

Well, did my final show of the year, number 29, in my old hometown.  It is always nice to be able to sleep in my own bed when doing a show.

Problem is, the show sucked. I made more money selling out of my driveway then paying Paragon $400 for a booth fee and not doing very well.

It is not Paragon’s fault. Bill Kinney does a super job producing the show.  He gets the message out on billboards, print media and social media.  Setup is very mellow, and for the most part, teardown…

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Added by Nels johnson on December 19, 2017 at 2:00pm — 6 Comments

Setting up my booth in the driveway—and making lots of moola

I made almost $1500 selling my photos out of my booth that I setup in my driveway.

Read on.

i live in a historic, almost 100 year old house in Ybor City.  Ybor is a historic district of Tampa. Now known for bars and cigars.

Across the street from us is a vacant 18,000 square foot factory building.

I heard thru the Ybor  grapevine that a Christmas craft show was scheduled to be there on December 2&3.

by coincidence, I had no show planned for that…

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Added by Nels johnson on December 7, 2017 at 2:30pm — 40 Comments

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