|All aboard the good ship Vintage|
|Loving the leopard print in the stores|
This blog is not going to rain on any one's parade. I think for anyone to make the leap of faith it takes to set up on their own and become self employed is hugely courageous and should be applauded as such. With so much of Britain's manufacturing going to the wall, innovative thinking and cottage industry must surely be the way forward. What I hope to do is offer some advice. I run two companies Nicky Rockets and my events company The Vintage PamperBox so have some experience in turning ideas into employment.I'm often asked for tips on how to make a business work in these tough times so here they are.
Tip # 1
Do Not Expect To Become a Millionaire overnight (if at all)
Tip # 2 Love what you do.
|Having fun at one of my vintage pamper parties|
Tip # 3 Make Friends
|Networking-Such a good excuse for a good night out|
Tip#4 Show Your Face
|Hello this is me!|
Tip #5 Plagiarise At Your Peril
|Be influenced but don't be an imitator|
Tip#6 Go Back To School
|I must not apply my lipstick in class|
Tip#7 Shake It Like A Polaroid Picture
|Would you like to come to my event?|
So those are my tips. I hope you found them helpful. I would love to know your experiences of running a vintage inspired business or hear from you if you are just starting out.