Category Archives: What I’ve Learned

Why One of a Kind?

American Greetings approached a friend of mine at this past week’s AmericasMart in Atlanta, “Can you make 20,000 of these?” to which she responded, while nodding her head in dismay and fear, “Yes!” It got me to thinking . . … Continue reading






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What I’ve Learned: The Line Sheet

I created my first line sheet in pure fear and excitement after Kat Von D ordered from me via Etsy for her Wonderland Gallery. I had no idea what I was doing. ¬†Things have definitely come along way, and I … Continue reading






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What I’ve Learned: Audience

A few weeks ago I went to visit my local SCORE adviser to get some tips on how to handle (or if I should handle) a trade show. While their advice was . . . sometimes not applicable, I found … Continue reading






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What I’ve Learned – Opening a business bank acct

At the New Year I set out to get my business back on track and one of the first things that involved was setting up my business bank account. I’ve been operating Conduit Press for nearly four years now (wow!) … Continue reading






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What I’m Learning {Trade Shows} part 1

Back in September, at the ever-awesome Renegade Craft Fair in Chicago, a young woman asked me if I ever sold wholesale, to which I responded a resounding, “Yes!” and then she handed me her business card for Beckman’s Handcrafted. I … Continue reading






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