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13-11-2009, 08:05 AM #1
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I've got my first sale/fair tonight at a local school, very nervous and I'm sure I have forgotten something.
13-11-2009, 08:22 AM #2
13-11-2009, 09:40 AM #3
Don't be too nervous - as long as you remember your table cloths, stock, cash box/change & bags (plus tables/chairs if they are not provided) you have nothing to worry about! Obviously you will probably be taking much more than this - order books, business cards, food & drinks, etc but you will still have a good fair with the bare minimum.
Have fun, talk to as many customers as you can and I hope you have a really good evening. I did a school shopping evening last night (was shattered when I got home at 11pm!! ) and it was a great evening with lots of Christmas spirit!
Let us know how you get on.
13-11-2009, 12:01 PM #4
Good Luck. Just relax and have a good time.
13-11-2009, 12:14 PM #5
Good luck, have a great time, sell lots and look forward to the next one.
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Good luck and lots or fairy sales dust your way
13-11-2009, 02:17 PM #7
Good luck! Got my first one tomorrow and am supposed to be doing last minute cutting, chopping and sticking really need to get off the internet!! x
13-11-2009, 02:42 PM #8
14-11-2009, 09:33 AM #9
thank you for all your support it gave a real good buzz to start the fair with!
I had a great time at the fair and really enjoyed talking and listnening to people (by the end of the evening I lost my voice).
I got a lot of input and interest from people and even sold enough to break even.
I havean order for 2 little silver fairies and another stall holder interested in stocking my stuff on her stall (buying not sale or returrn ).
I hoping the 40 flyers given out regarding Jewellery parties will result in a couple of bookings and I'll get some sales through the website which I am now panicing about as it's not live yet (Hubby is on the case!)
all in all a good night!
I look foward to my next one
14-11-2009, 09:49 AM #10
Well done, Karen, glad it went well
Lovely that another stall holder wants to carry your stock - another outlet, well done
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