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Creative Shop Talk with Wendy Batten

Jul 25, 2022

I just recently returned from a beautiful two week road trip. When I travel, I make it a point to shop small and visit as many shop owners as I can. Today, I want to share with you my experience and five important lessons that will help you be better found and look at occasional visitors in a new, lucrative way.


Jul 18, 2022


There’s always going to be seasons of quiet. Many times that happens in summer. Times when things are a little slow at the shop, not as busy… but don’t panic. This is normal.


So, for this episode, I have five strategies to help you optimize those slow seasons. Strategies that will help you move forward during...

Jul 11, 2022


Have you grabbed my four module Retail Made Simple course yet!? It’s now available on demand! It’s a success path for creative shop owners just like you.


We’re entrepreneurs, we’re creatives. We are naturally idea machines.
Having so many ideas, though, is a blessing and a curse.

So how do you tame all of...

Jul 4, 2022


We aren’t in business to work 24/7, 365 days a year.

We need time away from it in order to avoid burnout and grow.


It’s ok to step away. 

Some of us aren’t very good at this, though. Me included. But I’m learning. So I am hoping that some of the ideas in this episode allow you to give yourself permission to...