Should I sell online? Or should I sell at in-person markets? Should I accept wholesale? Should I teach? These are just a handful of the myriad of questions we makers often ask ourselves when trying to figure out how the heck to get our small businesses off the ground. But it’s hard to know what the right choice is for yourself until you try many of these things. And when I say try, I don’t necessarily mean just throwing up a table at one in-person market, where it rains on one day of the weekend, or maybe the hosts of the market don’t do as much marketing beforehand and the turn out was bad, so now you’ve decided that in-person markets are crap and you’re never do one again… No, often times we have to try all of these different routes to supporting our craft a couple of times, or maybe, if you’re like today’s podcast guest… 22 times. That’s right, twenty two.
If you are looking for a supportive group to talk through all of these questions before you do give something a try, consider joining us inside The Community. The Community is our online membership where makers from all over the world join in supportive dialogue to figure this all out. Rather than the free-for-all posts of the massive Facebook groups out there, The Community has intentional monthly themes where we can dig deep on anything from Instagram (our June theme) to pricing (last month’s theme) to finding your ideal clients (our theme happening right now!). Oh, and it’s not on Facebook. Or any other distracting social media channel, for that matter :)
If you’ve been feeling like trying to crowdsource answers to questions on the internet has been wasting your time, and scouring through endless YouTube videos haven’t really answered the questions either - this is the place for you! Learn more at makersplaybook.com/community
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