Artisan Connect

Finding Creative Alternatives to Shows

Date : 2012-06-19 16:15:31

Description : Good “old-fashioned” networking Staying in touch through networking with peers, vendors and customers is critical to all business ventures. Second-generation lampworker Faith Davis Ferris jokes about starting her business in the “ancient past of the later ’70s, early ’80s when there were surprisingly few venues for marketing and selling.” When starting out in pre-Internet days, Davis Ferris would routinely leave her business card “on the table of every eatery I visited. Calls from waitresses and dishwashers began ap­pearing on my answering machine asking where they could find my work.”

http://www.craftsreport.com/crafts-marketing/107-alternativestocraftsshows.html 

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