Starting a Business - Lessons Along The Way — handbag designer

The Art World - Getting Your Work into Art Shows

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I take readers through my personal experience applying to art shows, the cost of doing a show, the competition, the jury process and a few art community resources to consider exploring.

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Reflection - Celebrating Four Years In Business

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November 9, 2021 marks my four year anniversary of being in business. I thought perhaps writing a blog article about reflection correlated nicely with the anniversary of my business, MONOLISA.

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Lessons I Learned Making Jewelry - Great Teachers & Resources

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I share the many lessons and resources since starting my business - favorite online teachers, useful tools, quality learning resources and some insight about starting a business.

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The Funny Side of Business - Selling at Art Shows & Festivals

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What a journey it has been since starting my business. My favorite moments are the insightful lessons and humorous side to my business - I couldn't resist sharing a few stories... 

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Starting a Business at 50

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I never imagined starting a business in my fifties. This major life shift gave me valuable insight about the world and taught me many lessons I am sharing with readers... 

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