Dear Print On Demand Artists, it is time to get ready for the upcoming holiday season! And I do not mean just Fall, Veterans Day, Halloween, and Thanksgiving, but also Christmas, Kwanzaa and New Years!
Revisit all of your seasonal products from last year, and see where you can make an improvement. How about adding new designs, just make sure that you place them on a variety of products in order to cover the various needs of your customers.
Fall and Winter are a perfect opportunity to create and sell stamps that reflect the colors that correspond to the upcoming holidays. While most people rely on electronic messaging, those are traditionally the times of the year where snail mail is still in use, so take advantage of that!
Here is a quick calendar to remind you of the exact dates you need to be ready for (remember to place your products a few weeks ahead of each holiday)
12/6/2015 – 12/14/2015
Christmas Day/Day After Christmas
12/25/2015 – 12/26/2015
12/16/2015 – 1/1/2015
New Year’s Eve
Also, keep in mind the lesser known Holiday of Yule/Winter Solstice, which occurs this year on Dec. 22nd.
“Lose Your Fears” Digital Print Copyright Claudia H. Blanton 2015
To live a creative life
we must lose our fear
of being wrong
What are you afraid of most? As artists and creatives, we often explore our own fears, as well as those of our audience, pushing it further than most, beyond that barrier that keeps others from taking action.
Being a creative person is playing at the edge of fear, pushing ourselves, even if we take the chance of being wrong, the chance of not reaching the desired outcome, the desired emotional connection. It takes bravery to be a creative person, an artist, and author.
Embrace your fears, and overcome them.
If you enjoyed this blog post, why not share it with your friends or leave a comment. Thank you.