Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Lazy Summer Contemplations

So I'm almost recovered from my oral surgery. I think I have a pudding hangover, but that's not so bad in comparison to the problems I COULD have!

Anyway, I've been reflecting on my shops now that it's the peak of summer, and it's pretty much downtime for me. I've retaken some pictures, I'm in the process of listing new items. (Almost up to 300!!) I'm very happy with the branding in my AuntieDis shop, and I even have a new brochure that was made by the fabulous clemartdesign! That shop is ready to rock and roll for the holiday season. I just am unsure about my AuntiesCardShop. For the longest time I've wanted to combine both of these shops into one, I mean it sure would be easier to promote just one, but for some reason I just can't do it. I try to list paper products in my AuntieDis shop, but something always stops me at the last moment. Something makes me think it would be too crowded. I'm not necessarily unhappy with the branding in that shop. It fits my theme, both shops seem to go very well together, but something is "off". I've been trying very hard lately to equally promote both shops, I've even been scheduling which days to promote which shop, so I'm sure to be fair to each. I've been creating new products, not always daily, but a few times a week. I just don't know what it is! I can't put my finger on it, and it's making me nuts! If you have any suggestions for me, please clue me in!

What are you doing in the down time of summer? Are you prepping for fall sales? Or are you spending time with family and friends? What's your secret summer plans? Share!

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

My secret summer plan is to come to your house and bang you on the head with a frying pan until you'll list everything in one shop! Heheee

Just kiddin.

But, I did want to say that I LOVE your new banner, it rocks woman! I meant to tell you that a while ago when I first noticed it, but I forgot to say anything I guess.

I think if you're comfortable with the two shops, then forget about worrying about it. There's nothing wrong with having two shops if it 'works' for you. Lots of people do it. Some like it, some don't. *cough*cough*

Just go with the flow... it all comes together with time, and just about the time we think we have it all figured out, we're ready for a change again, ay?