I don’t know how many times I get told in a weekend that no one checks ID’s anymore for Credit Card Transactions. Thats a scary thing to think about given that roughly half of my transactions are Credit/ Debit Cards. Think about it, when you go to a store or a vendor where they have … More Only You can Prevent Credit Card Fraud!
This one is a hard one for me since I keep forgetting it! This was made abundantly clear earlier this year when I booked us for a Dr. Who themed show. We do not sell anything Dr Who related and thus did not do nearly the business that other vendors did. That one is on me. … More Know Your Audience
Hi everyone! I have been crazy busy the last few weeks because I was a crazy person and decided to do 22 cons in 18 weeks and yes that does mean I’ll be in two places at once, or rather my business will be. My absolutely wonderful business partner is going to the ones I … More Will You Return?
I was asked recently how to become better at sales, the poor girl who was asking me had been dragged over to me by her more extroverted friend and then stood back half behind her friend while her friend started up a conversation with me until she was comfortable enough to ask me questions directly. … More Fake it ‘Til You Make It
So I did my first ever panel this last weekend at Norfolk Anime Explosion in Norfolk VA and I gotta tell you, I was more nervous than a long tailed cat in a room full of rocking chairs. I feel like it went pretty well too. I started out with two people so we made … More Pricing Your Work: You’re Worth It
Hey everyone! Glad to see you’re still following me and if you’re new, Welcome! *Waves like a maniac* So it came to my attention a few months ago that every time I go to a gas station, which is a lot since I’m at a con literally every weekend, they push a rewards card. Like … More Tips & Tricks: Rewards Cards Count
Ok kids! Time to talk about a concept called Transfer of Ownership. (at least that’s what my business major husband called it, I’m kinda taking his word on this one since I’m only telling you what I know and how I know it works.) Anyway, the idea behind Transfer of ownership is that when someone … More Tips & Tricks: Let them Touch!
Ok Dear Reader! This one is a short post and it boils down to one thing: USE COUPONS!!!! Ok now that you’ve picked up your chair and located your glasses (Sorry for screaming) what I mean is that if you’ve read this blog you’ve probably read the post about Buying Local and hopefully you’re taking … More Tips & Tricks: Coupons! Coupons Everywhere!
Welcome back everyone! (Including you lurking back there in the shadows of Tumbler. I see you!) Today’s post is one that’s very close to my heart, which is to say it’s something I am rabid about and scare random pedestrians with when I get on my soap box. I hate online shopping. Not like the … More Tips & Tricks: Buy Local
Hello everyone who still follows this page (All four of you)! I know updates have been a little sparse, we’ve been booking cons left right and center but it came to my attention that I need to address a very important issue. It came up when I was going through my business paperwork and fund … More Tips & Tricks: Partner Up, Documents you Should Have.