Monday, November 19, 2018

Motivation Monday - Diversify in Your Business

I love vintage clothes!  Unfortunately, not many are plus sized...smile.  My favorite is "ugly" sweaters or anything wool.  If I like it, I will squeeze myself into it.  

So, I have a very inactive Etsy account.  I did sell one of those designer dresses I had from our vintage photo shoot.  So, now I'm encouraged to list more.  

This model is my daughter, Anna.  She helped me work on my trying to diversify by posing with these 2 vintage coats that I hope to list this week in my Esty shop:  https://www.etsy.com/shop/townhalltrinkets?ref=condensed_trust_header_title_sold



I often hear the word "diversify" which in business means to enlarge or vary the range of products or the field of operation of.   I have been doing that from day 1 and often times, I come up with these ideas too early for our area to understand my vision...it's true.  "A barn...you are having a sale in a barn?!"  Ya....I have many of those ringing in my head....

There are 2 schools of thought on this.  Find the one thing you are good at and just do that.  Or, you could chose your interests and develop your brand in several areas within that genre. 

My interests are so varied and I am good at so many things...hahaha....not really!  I actually fail at many of my ideas.  Hey, I can say I at least tried.  

In reflection of being thankful this week and the quickly approaching end of 2018 I had to reflect on my "word of the year" - Strive.   I did!  

So back to Motivational Monday - if you are a mom thinking on what can I do to make money so I can stay home, a retired talented person with too much yet to give or whomever you are....what you want out of your life or business....think about how to diversify.  Create a face book  group, on line business, you tube video or endless other possibilities.  

In our social media driven world, if you want to be "seen" you will need to come up with new and creative ideals.  If you have been around awhile recycle an old one, these younger followers will think it's new.  TeeHee 

So, put on your thinking caps, sit down on your tablet or with a tablet and pen, write down some goals, ideas and plans.  Make a calendar, time line of what to do and when you want to get it done by.  If you are like me, you will never cross them all off your list.  That's o.k.  Only you know what's on your list.  Try something new and see what happens.  I taught that class at the UWMC, and now  the director wants me to do 2 next semester....diversify...it's what success is made of!

Blessings from Ringle, Wisconsin.  

6 comments:

  1. Great tips! Cute pictures and beautiful model! ☺️

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  2. Amen sister! Great post. I laughed at the part where the younger followers will think it is new. So true! Janice

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