This weekend we’ve been and done a local Shopping Morning event selling and promoting our business Pix2Gifts. We had a selection of pre-printed items and samples to show what could be done. The event was a mixture of private and business sellers with about 18 tables, there were 5 business sellers with the rest being private individuals or charities.
The event was quiet but did have a steady number of visitors even though the numbers were on the low side. As it was the first event we’ve done like this it was a learning experience and the lessons learnt can be applied for future events. It was only in the second half of the event that we made out first sale, closely followed by more sales. Taking along a digital camera was a good idea that also made us another sale as we were able to take a picture to use on an item.
We had a lot of interest not just from the organisers, but from other sellers too, so there is the possibility of more order in the near future.
All in all, it was a good learning experience and has given us the confidence to do similar events in the future.