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.
I've been enjoying putting together these gift guides, and this time, I’m sharing a gift guide for stationery lovers! Featuring Naughty Florals, By Holly Bee, Minima Basics, Prairie Chick Prints and Thoughtfully Handmade, these Canadian businesses have some fantastic products for you to choose from! We have stickers, notebooks, organization supplies, cheeky mugs and handmade cards and bookmarks for you to gift. If you want to up your gift-giving game for a stationery lover in your life, continue reading!
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!
Stuck on what to give for Mother's Day? I totally understand because each year, I try to make my gift different from last year. That means I can't just give flowers to my mom! That's why I’ve compiled a list of unique gift ideas to gift the important woman in your life, featuring some of my favourite Canadian small businesses.