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underselling yourself

updated mon 24 jun 02

 

Janet Kaiser on sun 23 jun 02


Whilst all the navel gazing is going on, do not forget you must never
undersell yourself, never mind other potters!

How can you_undersell_yourself_, you wonder? Having your work on sale
at home, in the studio, at fairs, in co-operative shops and in
galleries, but all at different prices. I have known potters have such
a range of prices, it is has confused their customers so much, they
have stopped buying.

Think about it...

Janet Kaiser
The Chapel of Art / Capel Celfyddyd
Home of The International Potters' Path
8 Marine Crescent : Criccieth LL52 0EA : GB-Wales
Telephone: ++44 (0)1766-523570
URL: http://www.the-coa.org.uk
postbox@the-coa.org.uk

Richard Jeffery on sun 23 jun 02


and as someone who sits on the board of trustees of a craft gallery, having
differing prices means outlets will stop selling. 100 (say 40%) difference
in galleries less than 50 miles apart is very silly [recent example].



Richard Jeffery

Web Design and Photography
www.theeleventhweb.co.uk
Bournemouth UK



-----Original Message-----
From: Ceramic Arts Discussion List [mailto:CLAYART@LSV.CERAMICS.ORG]On
Behalf Of Janet Kaiser
Sent: 23 June 2002 01:46
To: CLAYART@LSV.CERAMICS.ORG
Subject: Underselling yourself


Whilst all the navel gazing is going on, do not forget you must never
undersell yourself, never mind other potters!

How can you_undersell_yourself_, you wonder? Having your work on sale
at home, in the studio, at fairs, in co-operative shops and in
galleries, but all at different prices. I have known potters have such
a range of prices, it is has confused their customers so much, they
have stopped buying.

Think about it...

Janet Kaiser
The Chapel of Art / Capel Celfyddyd
Home of The International Potters' Path
8 Marine Crescent : Criccieth LL52 0EA : GB-Wales
Telephone: ++44 (0)1766-523570
URL: http://www.the-coa.org.uk
postbox@the-coa.org.uk

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