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Tuesday, July 26, 2016

The Summer Challenge

Is it the heat? The political climate? The doldrums before the Christmas rush?

Several members of the team have complained of a lack of motivation. We know there are things we should do for our shops, but we're just not very proactive in getting them done.

So, let's give ourselves a collective kick in the rear end.

I propose a challenge. From now through the end of August, I'll challenge everyone with a goal every couple of days. And you let us know if you've completed it.

First up, our shops. Several shop owners have expressed a desire to get more items listed in their shops. So, that's this week's challenge.

Post a new item in your shop by Friday, July 29th. (Or revamp an old item--new pictures, description, keywords, or whatever else it needs to feel fresh.) 

When you've listed your new item, let us know. Comment with a link to the item here, post it to the CCCOE Team's Facebook page, or post it on Instagram or Twitter with #CCCOEchallenge.


  1. Thanks for the kick in the butt!!! Needed that!

  2. Thanks for the kick in the butt Liz! I have a new listing!

  3. Here is my new listing in my Ocean Hand Dyed shop!
    My goal is to have 6 slightly seconds scarves listed in this shop and this is number 5. Thanks for the motivation!

  4. Here is a new listing from my Ocean Avenue Silks shop:
    A customer requested this combination and I always make 2. Not as vibrant as my usual colors, but hopefully someone will love these two colors combined!

  5. Oh my goodness ~ I NEED this! ...unfinished item (poor little guy) siting on my desk right now. Gonna seriously TRY for this! I'll let you know how it goes...

  6. I posted the link by mistake above instead of on FB so removed it. Challenge accepted. Will be listing a few :)

    1. Feel free to post the link wherever you like ;)


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