Think I’ll be following this one – it’s a constant challenge, though a rewarding one, to commit to a business when my family is my main focus.
People often ask me why Flamingo Paperie?
There are a lot of reasons but here are today’s top 5 reasons why Flamingo Paperie ticks my boxes
1 – Potential
The UK card industry is huge and growing. Despite what you might think, “that no one sends cards anymore because we all just Facebook each other”, the Greeting Card Association UK (GCA) reports that sales of greeting cards are actually increasing! In fact we spend more on cards than we spend on tea and coffee put together!
Have we lost the art of handwriting? I hope not. With social media being a part of our lives that it never was when I was young I see changes in what we teach our children. Quite rightly they learn how to touch type on a qwerty keyboard from an early age. But they still have their handwriting book too. How important is handwriting in a technical age? Does it matter anymore?
Despite the common perception that ‘no one sends cards anymore’ the opposite is true. According to a recent survey 95% of British households still send cards. So surely it’s important that what’s written in them is readable? Or is it?
That was my challenge for today…
… and as I had all my three children with me at the Ullapool County Fair today, they took up the challenge magnificently! Though my eldest seemed to think pulling funny faces at the customers was a good sales technique, I’m not so sure…
Guess I’m very lucky to have a job where I can take my children along with me and that they seem to enjoy, perhaps I should try the funny faces thing next time, my daughter often has winning entrepreneurial ideas, wonder where she gets them from?
Had to start somewhere! A little bit about me I suppose to get started.
I’m a mother of three children and have been an Independent Phoenix Trader since 2012. I’m blessed to live in the Western Isles, Scotland on the beautiful Isle of Lewis.
I love cake, cards, flitter, my children and my husband…and Phoenix Trading because they pay me to enjoy all of them!
I hope to share some useful articles on here that you will find interesting or inspiring and of course you can shop from here or find out about the fantastic business opportunity too.