I am not a fan of resolutions. I like them about as much as deadlines. They are such a vague notion to think about unless you take the time to put specific, attainable goals in place. Otherwise, it's a thought that gets broken by the end of the first week of the New Year. I… Continue reading 2020 Word of the Year: JOY
That time an event went TOO well. Thanks, Facebook. This has taken me two years to write and even now, I feel very emotional about it. I wasn’t sure I’d ever write anything about this event. It was the day I almost quit organizing events and the day that I realized I was meant to… Continue reading That time an event went TOO well. Or, Thanks, Facebook.
Facebook Inmate #28175783736 reporting for my 30 day sentence. Yes, I have been to Facebook Jail. It is frustrating for every user who relies on Facebook for everything from running a business to daily kitten videos. One moment you are happily scrolling along, liking posts, commenting on others, and you go to share something and… Continue reading 9 Surefire ways to land in Facebook Jail
Have you ever Googled yourself? What do you find when you type in your name to the search bar? Go ahead and do it now. I'll wait. You could be in for a bit of a nasty surprise that someone is using your name as their website address. Let me tell you, it came as… Continue reading Get in the domain game….
It’s that time of year friends! The holidays are coming up and vendors, crafters and local businesses are all looking for ways to get their name out there. Vendor events are an amazing way to showcase your product and gain new customers, but there are a lot of organizers out there who are not on… Continue reading Verify your vendor event coordinator
I heard through the grapevine today that someone was saying that I was just in this business for the money. I know it was meant as a slight, but I didn't take it that way. Most people would have gotten angry, but I didn't because I am lucky enough to be able to say that… Continue reading Money mindset, my why, success and being a good person. You can do it all.
This was actually a Facebook post in my group and then I realized it was worthy of it's own blog post. If you are in the Wisconsin or Illinois area - come join my vendors group I wanted to post something today and it will sound rant-ish... but it's been on my heart lately with… Continue reading What happens when a vendor is a no show to an event.
Y'all, getting vendors for events can be difficult sometimes, I totally get it. There are many methods I recommend when it comes to getting vendors. For example: Reach out to the corporate office for recommended reps in that area.*Network, network, network.... make connections with other coordinators and vendors and ask for recommendations from them.*Find quality… Continue reading Don’t be that organizer
There are some people who appear to be naturals at network marketing. They make it look effortless. They amass a huge team in a few months, climb to the top of the leader boards, appear to get eight hours of sleep and look flawless in photos. And we sit back and wonder why the same… Continue reading Enjoy the journey every step of the way
This is a bit of a controversial topic. Every organizer has likely told you to put your cell phone away during an event so as not to deter the shoppers from your booth. It’s just good event etiquette to keep the phone usage to a minimum, but there are times that your cell phone can… Continue reading 5 Times it’s okay to use your cell phone during a vendor event