We both know that selling at shows can be back-breaking work, m’dear. And it doesn’t get easier as you get older… trust me.
Plus, what would happen to your biz if you had to take a break and couldn’t attend shows? Would it still function and make money while you were away?
When I quit my day job to focus on building a business full-time, it was a real struggle. It was impossible for me to walk away because I did not set myself up for success.
I realized that I had just created a new job for myself, not a business.
Here’s the difference:
- A job requires you to be constantly working to generate revenue.
- A business generates revenue on an ongoing basis, even when you’re not actively working.
If you’re relying on live shows for your primary source of income, I hate to be the one to tell you but… you have a job.
Don’t get me wrong, shows aren’t all bad when you leverage them right. But I don’t want you to be dependent on one stream of revenue.
So, if you’re feeling stuck in the trunk show grind and sacrificing too many weekends, maybe it’s time to re-evaluate your strategy…
And I have just the thing to help you – let’s make a live show pros and cons list!