The G Word — Selling

Should I make seasonal products?

Should I make seasonal products?

Ho Ho Ho! Christmas is here again! It is the time of year when it feels like only Christmas themed resources are actually selling. While this isn't completely true, there is a lot of market for seasonal resources.    As teachers we love a theme, classrooms get decorated to suit themes and topics and hanging a lesson on a particular time of year can be great fun. This means that if you create lessons and resources which have a seasonal theme you are opening up your market!  You might now be thinking 'but how do I make my resources holiday...

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Email marketing, do I need it?

Email marketing, do I need it?
Ever wanted to email market for your teacher seller business? Then you need to get started!

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Dear Santa, Please bring this TPT-er....

Dear Santa, Please bring this TPT-er....

I have been very good this year and I am definitely on Santa's good list! Have you been a good teacher-author? If you have you might want to consider asking Father Christmas for some nice things for your business! A ring light - This is a fantastic way to get perfect product shots A TPT gift card - for all the clipart and fonts you desire! Laminator - Great for prepping your products Laminator sheets - to go with your nice new machine Comb binder - to make your resources into snazzy books and of course the combs to go...

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Come to the TPT UK Conference!

Come to the TPT UK Conference!

I love how connected you can be online, you can talk to people on the other side of the world, meet people you would never have in real live and make strong connections. All that said there is nothing like meeting other TPT-ers in real life! You can discuss and make close connections.   I have been so jealous of all you lucky American TPT-ers with your conferences and organised meetings and now us UK sellers can join the fun too! On the 20th of February 2020 there is going to be a TPT Conference in Wales! I already have my...

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The Dreaded Dip!

The Dreaded Dip!

  It is now October! Can you believe it? This year has flown past for me and I have been so busy. The heating has now been put on, the nights are coming in quicker and people are starting to talk about Christmas. All of this means one big thing for teacher - sellers, the post-summer dip!  You may have had a great summer and seen your sales really rise. This is great and let's hope it continues, however, this time of year it is very usual to see a dip in sales. It probably won't be as much of...

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