5 things you should do the night before going to market.

If you have participated in a market you know the amount of preparation that it takes to create a magnetic booth. You also know that you can forget the most important things to bring with you to actually conduct business. So here is your checklist! Bring enough cash-We do live in a plastic world but [...]

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DON’T Drink The Kool-Aid

Entrepreneurship is not for the timid. It’s not that it takes tremendous amounts of courage, but you do need a certain tenacity to hit the ground running every morning when you swing your feet out of bed. Myth 1. You have to know what you’re doing. You actually don’t need to know exactly what you’re [...]

Get it Together or Don’t Attend

When people go to a craft fair, trade show, vendor market or farmers market they go because they are looking for unique, custom-made, hand-made or hand crafted items. They also go to see the amazing booth setups that small business owners put together to entice customers to stop by their booth. We all know this [...]

Picking the RIGHT Market

There are so many factors that go into picking the right market for your business and some people do not know what to look for. Below are some of the key things to consider before you book ANY MARKET. After all, taking your online store or brick and mortar on the road takes a lot [...]

Business Owner vs Self Employed

The major difference between self-employed vs small business owner Self employed entrepreneurs are those who do business as a sole proprietor or independent contractor or are in part-time business for themselves. They do not have employees and do not hire contractors in most cases. Most direct sales companies fall in this category and they file [...]