Today’s entrepreneur is Vicki Finn of Favor Creative.
When and why did you start your business?
I started my business 5 years ago after creating baby shower favors for a friend and realizing this was a way for me to use my marketing and creative skills to run my own business.
What do you love about being an entrepreneur?
My business has evolved over the years and I have finally found my niche, thanks to other small business owners and artisans. I love the community that is made up of small business owners and how much support is offered by everyone. There are so many opportunities to grow in my business and in life because of these relationships.
Describe your business in 20 words or less.
Eco-Friendly Herb Favors and 100% Recycled Event Stationery.
Where do you get your inspiration from and how do you stay inspired?
I am inspired by people who purchase my products and how they use them.
Do you sell your products wholesale and, if so, what is one strategies that you use to get your products in stores?
I have sold my products wholesale in the past but haven’t advertised.
What is one thing you wish you knew about being an entrepreneur when you first started out?
That it makes more sense to start out simple and build up the business framework and customer base before expanding and working with too many components.