So, last Friday I released my science posters into my etsy shop. I had spent weeks illustrating, printing, perfecting, staining, sanding, researching, and deciding the best way to package and brand these big guys. I styled them MANY different ways, photographed them popped them onto my computer, edited all 9 posters, only to change my mind and repeat the entire process!! I was going crazy. It felt almost surreal to see them finally up in the shop.
Over the last few days I've tried to put in a little time marketing the posters, and I was so excited to sell my first poster on Tuesday, and another on Wednesday! But, almost more exciting than that is seeing the positive response they've received on pinterest... as well as here on my blog. I had a few posters set aside for marketing purposes. I contacted a few of my favorite blogs, and everyone I e-mailed was eager to review a poster for me!! :)
Rachel from smile and wave was even kind enough to tweet the posters, and pin a couple of them following our e-mail. Shortly after that I sold my first poster!! I am always amazed at how powerful the internet can be. One person creates a drop in a pool, and from there it creates a large ripple... Another example of a drop turned ripple- Someone pinned my poppy poster from an image on my blog, and another repinned it, and this continued for awhile until it finally showed up in my own pinterest feed.. pinned by an amazingly talented Interior design stylist I follow- Holly Becker from decor8! I was pretty excited... and couldnt resist commenting on her pin even if it did make me see un-professional... I mean some things just require you to make an idiot out of yourself... and this was definitely one of them.
So, thank you for all the support, pins and kind comments I've received, I sure do appreciate it! :) I hope you have a wonderful weekend!