photo by D. Machiavello
As we come to the end of 2010, it's good to take some time to look back and evaluate your indie biz. What worked for you? What didn't? How can you incorporate this knowledge into your strategy for 2011?
The big holiday rush is over, and thank goodness you survived. But what's this? Someone is not entirely pleased with your product or service! What to do?
Don't panic. Panicking will only make the situation worse. Instead, be prepared with these solid, successful ways to rectify the problem and soothe your customer's soul:
Selfridges department store in London came up with a fabulous and fun idea for their holiday window displays this year: They hired indie artists Louise Evans and Jonathan Edwards, the team that makes up Felt Mistress, to design and create their displays. What ensued was just plain fun. (story and pic via designrelated.com)
Hey there, wordsmiths! IndieMade is currently seeking talented writers who can expound on various indie biz topics for our Resources section. Are you passionate about indie craft, music, or business? Are you deadline-driven? Do you have photography skills? You may qualitfy to write for us!
What can 140 characters do for your business? A lot, apparently. With the surge of social media and internet-everywhere mobile devices, sites like Twitter and Facebook have become necessary tools for business promotion. Everyone uses them, from huge corporations to tiny indie businesses, from your ideal customer to your grandma.