How does your branding go? Do you put a business card into every package of product you ship? Do you add a brand to your handmade crafts? Just when I think I have got this micro-business finely tuned, I discover something that once realised, I think, “Now, I should have already known that!” Continue reading
Hide A Heart is honored to be selected as one of the Lake Oswego Award Program recipients. Thank you! Continue reading
You are always reading about my Rhino Principle escapades. Well, here’s a new principal about which you may not know. The Pickle Principle! Find out how customer disappointment led to one of the best customer responses ever!
Give ‘Em the Pickle Continue reading
Either the good news is that I receive a lot of gifts, or I simply hold on to ribbon for years until I can figure out what to do with it. Such was the discovery I made recently when cleaning out a bin-o-bits I’ve been saving for a while.
As mentioned in a previous post, I have a penchant for saving ribbon from packages. I dunno…it just seems a shame to throw it away, especially if it’s wire ribbon! Depending on the length and color, I can sometime reuse it to wrap a package, but if I end up with a piece of 10-12″, then I’m left to figure out what to do with it so I always tuck it back into the bin-o-bits.
While making up the package perk Thank You’s included with Hide A Heart orders in anticipation of 2012 holiday sales, it occurred to me that those bits could be created into better use + reduce the clutter in the bin-o-bits! Continue reading
Small Business Owners (SBO) take heart! Networking is an activity in which we can all participate! Continue reading
Betty Boop is the favorite cartoon character of my mother. It is no wonder. Betty is adorable! ”Poop, Oop a doop and no dodie doe.”
It turns out a health crisis can be the catalyst for inspiration!
Inspiration is Mysterious
After recovering from head-n-neck cancer, I changed my signature
then I changed my name
What motivates your inspiration?
Today while visiting with the in-laws of my eldest son, I learned something especially inspiring when sharing the good news about reaching the 2012 Hide A Heart sales goal. Continue reading