Life Gets In The Way!

WHAT AM I UP TO THIS MONTH?? Now the kiddies have returned to school and there is a routine in place again, it’s time to get paperwork and accounts in order. I’m trying to clear the to-do list to make way for well over-due design time. As a small business, everything has to be managed…

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In A Void!

What I am up to this month? 2019 is bounding along so fast, Christmas will be upon us before we know it! Christmas orders are starting to flow in with delivery dates for September. One customer has already received their bespoke order of boxed Christmas cards last month, all branded with their own logo! Working…

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Prepping For Trade Shows

WHAT AM I UP TO THIS MONTH? What happened to April? May is half-way through already. This is always the case when you have a Trade Show looming. You think you have plenty of time, and then BOOM, it’s gone in a blink!  I am currently prepping for my next Trade Show, PGLive at London…

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Professional Photography for Designers and Makers

Why is professional photography an asset to you and your brand? When it comes to selling online, the value of both your products, and the perception of your brand is based upon your web presence, and a large part of that is shown through your imagery. The images are not only selling aids, all of…

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The Year So Far: Trade Shows & Industry Events

Spring Fair NEC – A Round-Up 2019 is already off to a flying start with the business! I’ve settled into a new routine with fulfilling orders via a warehouse system which has been efficient resulting in less workload for me. January was busy with show prep for Spring Fair at the NEC, which takes place…

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Making The Most Of Opportunities.

Hello and HAPPY NEW YEAR! I thought I would write about many suitable opportunities which are out there to help grow your brand awareness. To find such opportunities, is to be active on social media, chat to fellow organisers and exhibitors at trade events, and just be more aware. Simply entering gets your products eyed…

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Who Am I?

Deckled Edge Ltd – Janna Cossettini Hi, I’m Janna, creator and do-er-all of a tiny publishing company: DECKLED EDGE LTD! I’m a Mother, a business owner, an artist and an avid horse rider. Here at D.E headquarters, I produce greetings cards and paper goods specialising in equine and animal art.       Why I…

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Working with Agents – By Louise Mulgrew

If you choose to work with sales agents to help sell your products around the UK, your agents will work within a ‘territory’, either to a list of postcodes or counties. Your agent will carry your cards alongside a portfolio of other card publishers and possibly gift and jewellery companies too. The aim is, when…

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