20 Things No One Tells You About Running An Online Shop

Hi, hello there. Did you know I run That Lame Company? Course ya did if not head there now.. *hint hint*. Anyway I’ve seen so many people posting about starting up Etsy shops and online shops and I am so so happy to be able to share creating thoughts with all my Twitter buds. But before you do, here are the 20 things no one tells you about running an online shop. You won’t sell much if you don’t spend the entire day off social media. Ooh that family party or weekend away sounds absolutely lovely to me, but yano, it…
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How Strong is Your Pin Game

Cacti – A5 Print available at www.thatlamecompany.co.uk My pin game is hella weak. I have been lusting over enamel pins for months, I hate following the crowd with everything… especially with my shop. But I’ve had so many people ask if and when I am going to bring out enamel pin badges. I have looked, boy I have looked. But it’s quite risky for me to purchase enamel pins as they are quite expensive and the minimum order quantities are high, well high enough that it becomes a risk. The last thing I want to do is spend hundreds of…
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That Lame Company 2016 | Win £100 to spend on shop

Photograph from Pretty Things Blog   Tomorrow is the first day of the new year, leaving today as the last day of 2016. Oh 2016, how shocking you have been. There have been far more downs than ups this year, but I am hoping to change it from tomorrow. This includes daily running and no alcohol for January… yikes.Anyway one of the main pros from this year is how far my little baby of a shop has grown; That Lame Company.  I have produced 4 boxes this year, the Winter #BoxOfLame, the Spring #BoxOfLame,  the September #BoxOfLame and the Essential Christmas #BoxOfLame. Charlie,…
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Supporting Small Online Shops: The Christmas Edition

(I am loving this photograph of my print by Caitlin) However much I want to write this post and say ‘hey, buy from my shop this Christmas’ I won’t, in fact that isn’t really what I want. What I want is for more people to shop small, to shop independent and support us little’uns. No, it’s not because I want your money. It’s because I know how much an order of any size means to little online shops. I’m also not saying hey buy ALL of your Christmas presents from small shops because even I have bought some stuff from…
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What is in the #BoxOfLame?

Hello, hello, another few months have passed and here we are again; what is in the #BoxOfLame? To put it straight, a hell of a lot of products to be honest. You can see what was in the Spring #BoxOfLame by clicking the link. Yes I have increased the amount of products ~ without ~ compromising the quality *I think*. Anyway I really hope you like what you see and I hope you can support me and my little venture, I will be eternally happy if you do! There will be a blogger box, a big box (this is the…
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