Thanks to some advice from a web designing friend I have been introduced to Joomla! which is a free Content Management System for building your own website. My wonderful husband Mike was kind enough to install this for me last night - the installation was way beyond anything I am capable of - so one of my weekly goals is already completed. yay!
Goals for this month:
1) Print up and put together a professional portfolio or catalog of my mice to show to shop owners
2) Design a brochure (also for shop presentations)
3) Make 8 new mice
4) Find a new place to advertise
5) redesign my Banner and Avatar for Etsy
6) get quote for studio refurbishment
Goals for this week:
1) Make 2 new mice.
2) Install Joomla!
3) Make contact again with the 2 consignment shops that have expressed and interest in my store.
4) Update receipts and account books
5) Update stock inventory
6) Fix printer
7) Make Trunkt account
Goals for today:
1) Make 1 new mouse
2) Do promotional stuff for new mouse (deviantart, flikr, myspace, facebook, Ning networks)
2) Relist 1 mouse on Etsy
3) Read first chapter of Joomla! users guide
4) update finances
5) 2 forum posts on Etsy