I am open to any suggestions Lets be creative
Good evening fellow Lumberjocks,
Today I was out and about running errands and came across the sign above I had started seeing these pop up all over the higher end neighborhoods but now I am seeing these or a variation of them in the ordinary neighborhoods like mine. I ran this across a local council person and he had informed me that the city had passed a ordinance to stop so called fly by night operations and house flippers from basically flooding or as he so abruptly put it littering the neighborhood with flyers for business I know in the past 2 years it has gotten out of hand and seems the others have ruined it for us woodworkers due to the nature that this includes leaving or handing out business cards on the street even fortunately I have a vendors license and can get away with this at public events with some creativity (aka a table or booth but that also has some cost) how I first found out about this was about a year ago I was marketing my chairs in the higher end neighborhood that when I was stopped by a cop and was informed of the ordinance (I was glad he was in a good mood as he could have had a arrest and ticket but chose to cut me a break and let me off with a warning) my question to you guys is how do you market your stuff without any paper form Ie: brochures, cards, postcards, and flyers in a day and age when most handcrafted woodworking is downplayed in a market by big box stores with massive budgets and deep pockets to flood local markets with postcards and ridiculously cheap furniture how are we to survive as a business also with the Higher end flea markets turning to allowing just about anybody to sell there ( I was there two years ago and was surrounded by sellers of used baby furniture and junk fished from the curb) and municipalities cracking down on paper literature. one thing that remains is online presence but to get results you have to sometimes pay steep fees or structures or pay to send bids or proposals to clients. What I am putting up to you guys is how can we be creative in getting business in without paying steep fees or being illegal.
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