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Pretty Cool Sale!

Posted by: John Crothers on 06/18/2013 - 9:17 PM

Two weeks ago at the flea market I was recently complaining about a guy asked me if I had any pictures of shoes. I said I didn't and asked him why. He said his daughter just opened a dance studio and he wanted to get her something for her studio.

I told him, I could shoot it for him, post it on my website and if he liked it he could buy it and if he didn't he didn't have to.

Tonight he called me, said he saw the picture and liked it. I walked him through how to order it (he was older) and ten minutes later I get an email from FAA about my recent sale!

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I think this is a good example of how FAA and artist can work together to make sales.

 

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Posted by: JC Findley on 06/18/2013 - 9:24 PM

VERY cool story and a great image too.

 

Posted by: Chaline Ouellet on 06/18/2013 - 9:26 PM

Congratulations!

 

Posted by: Gunter Nezhoda on 06/18/2013 - 9:30 PM

I think he needs one more :)

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Posted by: David Patterson on 06/18/2013 - 9:31 PM

Congrats, John...great networking!

 

Posted by: Janice Drew on 06/18/2013 - 9:35 PM

Congratulations on your sale, John. That's a very cool image.

 

Posted by: Roy Erickson on 06/18/2013 - 9:39 PM

I think it was the personal touch that did it. great sale. Nice image

 

Posted by: Vivian ANDERSON on 06/18/2013 - 9:45 PM

Great story, great outcome.......thanks for sharing............

 

Posted by: Deborah Smolinske on 06/18/2013 - 9:47 PM

Fantastic, John!

 

Posted by: Elizabeth S Zulauf on 06/18/2013 - 9:49 PM

Awesome job... congrats on your sale! =)

 

Posted by: Janine Riley on 06/18/2013 - 10:00 PM

That's the way to do it ! Congrats.

 

Posted by: Carmen Hathaway on 06/18/2013 - 10:02 PM

Very nice John -- congrats -- great story about how being proactive pays off!

 

Posted by: OTIL ROTCOD on 06/18/2013 - 10:11 PM

Congrats John! Thats the way to see and grab an oppurtunity for possible sale from prospective buyers.

 

Posted by: Michael Hoard on 06/18/2013 - 10:19 PM

Congrats John, pretty ingenious, great story and sale! How exciting is that!

 

Posted by: Karyn Robinson on 06/18/2013 - 10:25 PM

What a nice guy to want to get his daughter something and good for you being in the right place at the right time.

 

Posted by: Angelina Vick on 06/18/2013 - 10:30 PM

Awesome! Congratulations!

 

Posted by: Photographic Arts And Design Studio on 06/18/2013 - 10:36 PM

Congrats John! Great image..but more than that, it is a hard earned sale based on a great plan. You did everything right on it. Put the time in at the flea markets (not great conditions but you persevered), got your name out, made a contact, made some great art based on a request, and in the end, made a sale. On top of that, you never know when this item will sell again to others or when the buyer will come back to your site for more work...commisioned or otherwise. Finally, it will hang in a studio whee others will come in to see it and possibly be sent your way! Job well done!

Matt

 

Posted by: Lakshmi Liyanage on 06/19/2013 - 12:07 AM

Congratulations on your sale John.

 

Posted by: Roger Swezey on 06/19/2013 - 12:25 AM

That's a Great Photo..The sale is well deserved

I feel it needs to be enlarged to be truly appreciated:

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Posted by: Isabella F Abbie Shores on 06/19/2013 - 3:25 AM

Congratulations.

 

Posted by: MM Anderson on 06/19/2013 - 8:11 AM

Congratulations!

 

Posted by: Ernie Echols on 06/19/2013 - 8:41 AM

Great Work Congrats!!!

 

Posted by: Theresa Tahara on 06/19/2013 - 8:54 AM

Congratulations, John. Great image. ;-)

 

Posted by: Roz Abellera on 06/19/2013 - 10:51 AM

Awesome. I like it.

 

Posted by: Steven Ralser on 06/19/2013 - 11:04 AM

This is the other one he needs


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