haldecraft — yearly review

Five things HaldeCraft did wrong in 2015

Posted by A. Lorena Haldeman on

... and that I'll probably do "wrong" in 2016 because ultimately, while the five things I'm highlighting here go against most conventional business advice and wisdom, I did them in ways that work for me. Selling retail vs. selling wholesale. If you read a lot of home-based business articles for advice, you'll find that most of them are geared towards people who eventually want to go wholesale. I am not one of those people, and there's three reasons why that I can give you off the top of my head. One: there's a lot to be said for selling to a...

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2015 Kiln Firing review

Posted by A. Lorena Haldeman on

Whoa. I have to be honest, y'all, I thought I didn't do much this year. I think my eyes have been drawn more to the times I couldn't fire the kiln rather than the times I could... and would you believe I fired the kiln 36 times in 2015?  36 TIMES! Last year I only had 32, so just think... four months off, and I still fired the kiln four more times than last year. Any bets on how many times I'll fire it next year? I say again; whoa. I've spent the morning putting this collage together... I'll work on it...

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