It’s been a minute…. Coronavirus (Covid-19) update.

Well friends, it’s been a minute. I was neck deep in vendor event season and it all came to a grinding halt when the Coronavirus showed up in the US and swiftly made it’s way to the Midwest. I went through all the major emotions in about twenty four hours and then decided it wasContinue reading “It’s been a minute…. Coronavirus (Covid-19) update.”

That time an event went TOO well. Or, Thanks, Facebook.

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 toContinue reading “That time an event went TOO well. Or, Thanks, Facebook.”

9 Surefire ways to land in Facebook Jail

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 andContinue reading “9 Surefire ways to land in Facebook Jail”

Verify your vendor event coordinator

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 onContinue reading “Verify your vendor event coordinator”

Money mindset, my why, success and being a good person. You can do it all.

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 thatContinue reading “Money mindset, my why, success and being a good person. You can do it all.”

What happens when a vendor is a no show to an event.

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 withContinue reading “What happens when a vendor is a no show to an event.”

Don’t be that organizer

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.Continue reading “Don’t be that organizer”