Thursday, February 4, 2010

First Day

My name is Kim, and I'm going to be the blogger for our web shop called just B you.

Our web shop just opened up on Etsy.com. Visit us at justByou.etsy.com!


I changed our blog's name to make it a little easier to remember. All this stuff can be so confusing when you're just starting out! But hopefully the final outcome is good. :)

For an introduction, I decided to try a shop on Etsy because we've sold some of our creations (mostly Car Charms) and had recently started getting a lot more interested buyers. After hearing about Etsy and checking it out, I thought it was GREAT. So, we're really new to it all, but we're learning as we go.


We are a family of five, with three great kids - a girl and two boys. The kids help me in the creative process with ALL of our creations. My family works together as a team to do what we do, and we love it.
I'm new to blogging, but I thought it would be a great way to start a little journal of our small business venture. So here we are.

We just put up our banner for our web shop, so we're excited about that! We posted our first listings the day we signed up as sellers on Etsy - Jan. 29, 2010. I joined Etsy on Jan. 25th as a buyer.

I made my first purchase (found a really cool vintage-inspired locket at dreamyvintage.etsy.com), not only out of curiosity as to how transactions are handled on the site, but also because the locket IS soooo dreamy (and so much better than tiny little things that you can't really find a picture to fit in)! After seeing how the transactions work (so smoothly and can totally be a personal shopping experience on the web - wow), I was impressed with the whole Etsy community. So, I decided to go for it and open up shop.

We've made our first two sales! That's exciting! Wish us luck, as we continue starting our small business and learn as we go. It's FUN, and we're doing it together. That's what matters most. =)

1 comment :

Dreamy Vintage said...

I am so happy that you had a nice experience at your first transaction and I wish you all the best! :)