A simple show comparison worksheet

If you are on the fence about traveling to a national show versus staying home to do a smaller show, here’s an Excel spreadsheet that will help you model the expense and income from both. Make one sheet that reflects your actual product mix, and then duplicate...
A Pretty Good Year, So Far

A Pretty Good Year, So Far

Looking back on 2011, it’s been a successful year by many standards. In a declining economy, my sales are trending upward (thank you!), and I’ve had better acceptance than ever at art shows. I’ve managed to get into many of the top shows on my bucket...
New Season, New Trailer, New Shows

New Season, New Trailer, New Shows

In the aftermath of the Main Street Fort Worth show, I had some time to reflect on what was working and what wasn’t with my transportation systems. After a lot of thought, a few sketches and some conversation, I decided to go with a setup similar to the one I...
Holiday Note Cards

Holiday Note Cards

Some of you may remember my holiday note cards from years past, and the notes I’ve sent personally. I always like to use personal images rather than commercial note cards, and I’m finally making some of these images available to you. Each card features a...