In the first article in this series, I talked about some “must do” tasks for getting and keeping your shop in order for selling. Last week I offered suggestions for promoting your shop using social networking. For the most part, the ideas I’ve discussed so far require an investment of your time with little or no investment of money. However, we’ve all heard the basic business truth that “it takes money to make money”. Said another way, in order for a Continue reading »
For as long as I can remember, birds have been a popular icon in art of all types and styles. In fact, I recall one of professors in college (a printmaker) insisted on having a bird in EVERY single piece of artwork she created.
And honestly, I think that’s great. I love birds too, so I totally get it. And apparently, a lot of other people feel the same way because more Continue reading »
Zibbet would like you to get to know Eleanor Gilpatrick, a contemporary realist painter of landscapes, people, still lifes, and abstracts.
Her work reflects her love of beauty and the way she sees the world. Eleanor says, “some of her paintings deal with issues of peace and many have edgy compositions.”
Promoting your products comes with the territory. I believe that the popular line from the movie Field of Dreams, “If you build it, he (they) will come” only applies to baseball diamonds built in the middle of cornfields! When it comes to selling, after you build it you have to promote it. Finding what works requires a lot of trial and error testing which also takes a lot of time. Selling, both online and off, is hard work. Continue reading »
But anyway, if you are planning on picking up a few handmade V-Day items online this year, than you’ll probably want to start looking now (especially if you’re looking at custom orders).
So, today’s Fantastic Five is strictly to celebrate the Continue reading »
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Meet Our Columnists
Judy runs the 'Fantastic Five' column where she features her favorite 5 Zibbet items every week. It's a must read!
Vicki runs the 'Success On Zibbet' column where she covers all aspects of selling on Zibbet and having the most successful shop you can.