[nagdu] Bringing my dog?
julielj at neb.rr.com
Thu Oct 15 11:01:32 UTC 2015
My personal opinion is if your gut feeling is to leave her, then leave her.
It's a personal decision and there are a lot of factors to consider.
I took Monty to a youth involvement fair a few months ago. He did attract
folks to the table, but they were not customers. I think Michael's case is
different since his guides are a definite part of his message or the reason
he is there doing books signings or whatever. It makes sense for him to use
the dog as an advertising strategy. I would take my guide next time, but I
really like Rox's suggestion of the long tablecloth. I found I was
interacting with people about the dog and perhaps missing opportunities to
talk with actual potential customers.
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From: Daryl Marie via nagdu
Sent: Wednesday, October 14, 2015 8:56 PM
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Cc: Daryl Marie
Subject: [nagdu] Bringing my dog?
Not sure how many of you know, but I make handcrafted beaded jewelry. I
decided to stop talking about it and take the plunge, and in about six weeks
I am doing my first ever craft show!
I am super excited and absolutely terrified! I know very little about
displaying my jewelry, and know that I will be creating pieces while I am
there, so my hands will be busy with beads and wire and scissors and
I'm wondering if you think I should bring my dog. I've of two minds about
it. It will be winter, and she can get me there safely... but it's
literally two blocks away at a small venue, and with excitement and my
nerves, I know she'll pick up on it. I also want people to focus on the
jewelry, not the dog (which I do realize can go either way).
I know that once I get one of these shows under my belt, I will probably
feel more comfortable and will definitely bring her... but I feel bad for
almost wanting her to sit this one out.
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