Marcia: how is your air pen working?
High Bridge: I agree with you: an own website is important, also for contests etc. The Jury looks at the websites first because they are looking for a "language" in your work. If you don't have a language, they won't even consider to have a look at your portfolio.
Mea: you hold your finger down on an important thing regarding social media: the time (waste). In your situation I can understand that you rather go to fairs/shows than trying to sell via computer. And I congratulate you for selling every piece you make!
Roberta: I am glad you mention the different pages one can build on fb. The business page is of course a great place to show what kind of ceramics you do. It's more focused on the work and not on the everyday life (as in the normal fb feed). Did you ever got to know new customers from your business page on fb? All the best with your website project!
Sharon: that is some good result from social media you got there! Congratulations!! Since you are gaming too, besides buiding up a business, do you think you spend too much time on the computer or is it ok for you? Will you post pictures of your pottery objects on Instagram too in the future? I wish you all the best for your speaking engagement tomorrow, and of course for the flea market project!
Diesel Clay: I had to google Luddite :-) You seem to use social media a lot. That is tough luck that you can't do fb, but I understand your problem. Would it be possible to ask your Mum to refrain from using too much emoticons? Or how about building a business page on fb and don't ask her for friendship there? And the tip with "building your posts in advance" is a good one. Thank you. I'am thinking of starting a thread in marketing here regarding how to best use social media...
lala: thank you for the compliment on the Potters Council forum. Yes, there are a lot of kind and helpful people here and your compliment goes to all of them. Asking for help und giving help is the main theme on this forum. I'am glad you like it here and I am happy you are one of us!
Lee: two outstanding lectures/speeches at NCECA, I agree! Do you already know the NCECA Blog of Cindy's? Getting from one social media to another is very intersting, but also time consuming. I confess that I sometimes stay on fb or LinkedIn too long and without reason, just because I find the different feeds interesting. On the PC forum I check the questions and look where I can help and then leave again. But to PC forum I'am coming back often during the day. And Lee, thank you for being so open and tell us of your different problems. I can imagine that a many people feel the same, but not have the courage to speak about it. I wish you all the best, and please stay with us here on the forum.
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