There a lot of things in life I wonder about. But something I never doubt is that I have really solid friends. Here’s a little story about a friendship I cherish, why you should do favours freely, and how I ended up getting such amazing photos for our products without spending any money. Winning.
I woke up this morning delighted to have received our first ever 2 x online orders last night. I spent a snip of time handwriting two notes – ordered from MOO, of course – to Dan in Palm Springs and Holly in Hamilton and dropped their orders at my local post office.
This morning I placed an order on our website for the first time! After considerable tinkering I configured the payments et al. The remaining hurdle is to make sure the transactional emails are all working okay – then we can let the world know they can shop for notebooks!
It was a pretty good feeling to pay our business account £5.50 via PayPal (even if they whop off 3.4%).
I went for a Holly Gavin Aoud notebook, which I plan to give to my cousin this evening for her birthday. Fun times!
One of the expressions I love is that ‘it takes a village to raise a child’. I’m not even too sure who said it first. Perhaps it is one of the adages that sort of preexists us all. My latest experience of this is in my work on getting our online store live and kicking. Continue reading Launching an Online Store Takes a Village