It seems that we all have a different attitude to the way we conduct ourselves around others. Largely due to the way we are brought up and also to the necessity of our current situations, we all then act in different ways towards our fellow neighbour. Some rules are written down, while others everyone else knows. Every trader wants to sell … [Read more...] about Lesson 6: Marketplace Etiquette
How to Start a Market Stall
Turning up to the marketplace unprepared can cause you some serious issues, not least if you are turned away from selling your products for that day because you didn't know the marketplace rules. That equates to lost trading and ultimately lose out on getting your stall business up and running! A little research goes a long way to getting you … [Read more...] about Lesson 5: Marketplace Rules
Knowing what you are going to sell on a market stall generally comes easy to those who have a passion or create their own items, but what do you do if you have no idea? What's my Niche? Markets sell everything from the humble potato to the most expensive laptops money can buy. They vary from size and by customer base. Knowing your marketplace … [Read more...] about Lesson 4: What’s my Niche?
There are many ways you can trade on the market stall. The cheapest method, get a cardboard box and place your items on the box. Job done! But you didn't come here for that advise... The way you present your products that you have carefully selected, is vital to presenting your stall and business to customers. Throw everything in a pile on the … [Read more...] about Lesson 3: Essential Starter Equipment for the Market Stall
When starting any career, job or startup, there comes a time when the question will crop up - Is the Market Stall Right for Me? It may hit you in the middle of the night, halfway through a shift or just before launch day. Either way, you need to be sure, so when you make the jump you are positive its the right thing for you. Today, we'll look … [Read more...] about Lesson 2: Is the Market Stall Right for Me?
To understand where the modern Marketplace comes from we have to first look at where we came from as humans. Alright, we'll briefly look at where we came from as humans... For more lessons on How to Start a Market Stall The Three Stage System There is a rough system (although difficult to use unless broadly talking about time periods as we … [Read more...] about Lesson 1: A History of the Marketplace