Tag: Alyson Stanfield

What Motivates You?

Motivation comes from within not from outside. Do you remember a time, when you were young, when your mother (or father) wanted you to do something you did not want to do?  What motivated you to do it?  Fear of…

Promoting Your Website

Promoting your website, along with your products or services, is a number one prioirity for small business.  In the sea of wholesale/retail, a small producer can get lost among the ‘big boys’ of retail. Long gone are the days of…

Steps to Increase Your Income

Since my ‘semi-retirement’ nearly 10 years ago, I write and share industry articles on my weekly blog.  Although, I post my own insights gathered during all my years in the field — as a sales rep, gourmet food producer, and…

The Artist Rep

Last week I read an article about Artist Reps in the Art Biz Blog.  Since I, personally, have very little experience in this part of repping, I was very interested in the story … and the numerous comments to the…

What is Failure …. Really?

Read a very inspiration article written by Alyson Stanfield at the Art Biz Blog about failure.  Alyson definition of failure: “I believe the only failure is not trying your best.” How many of us can say we always do our…

Do You Use These Excuses

With kids heading back to school, we should have plenty of time to work on our businesses — right?!  Well, that is the general idea, but how many of us find excuses to do other things before getting to work…