As a vendor, I understand the worries of selling at a market that you’ve never sold at before. I’ve heard about other vendors getting ripped off, and I’ve personally sold at unsuccessful markets where traffic was low. Little to no marketing was done to promote the market nor its vendors. But, I've also heard of awesome markets where they were well organized and had a lot of traffic. I know some of my fellow vendors have participated in The Trinity Bellwoods Flea before, but many haven't. Since I've sold there a couple of times now, I thought I'd write up a review of my experiences over on my blog.
As a vendor, I understand the worries of selling at a market that you’ve never sold at before. I’ve heard about other vendors getting ripped off, and I’ve personally sold at unsuccessful markets where traffic was low, and little to no marketing was done to promote the market nor its vendors. This past summer, I did two markets with Port Credit Farmers Market- one in June and one in August. Since I’ve sold at other markets before this, I have some expectations for how a successful market should be run. That’s why I’m continuing my blog series called “Craft Market Review.” I will give a thorough review of my vending experience at the market that I’ve been to. Now, I’m...
I’ve sold at 6 pop-up markets now, and I’ve learned quite a few things each time. So, I wanted to share this knowledge with you all. Today, I’m going to share the 5 items (or categories of things) that you MUST bring with you to all of your vending events! Of course, this list is excluding your products because I think that is obvious. With that being said, let’s get into it!
When I was starting out, I struggled with finding markets and pop up shops to sell my cards in. Now, I already have 3 lined up! For all of my crafters and artisans who still struggle with finding the right events to sell at, this week's blog post is for you! I am sharing my top tips for how to find craft fairs, flea markets and pop up markets. To learn, just keep on reading!