Can I really write a blog about Filigree? Who will read it? Who wants to know about us and our new business here in Korcula? And what shall I write about today? What is SEO – Search Engine Optimisation, got that bit but how to achieve it? Oh dear…
So I went back to one of Nikki Pilkington’s first steps in her great 30 Day Blog Challenge. ‘Just Write’ it said, and get used to the idea of writing. So here I am, ‘just writing’ – it’s a humid afternoon in Korcula. Both Adolf and I have had an afternoon swim and are looking forward to a busy evening here at Seba Dizajn… at least we hope we will have a busy evening.
It has been a big challenge getting our business open in time for the tourist season here in Croatia, and now it feels like we are still waiting for the season to start. Our friends with businesses here say that the season is very quiet and all report their sales as down 30-40% which is not ideal. As newbies Adolf and I can report that business is up 100% – we only opened our store on 1 June.
After work last night we took a walk by the sea (with a bottle of red wine) and mused over the future. How will the rest of the season pan out? Will we find a new location for next year? Will we be able to start a business in New Zealand (where I am from) in the future? When will we have a home with a kitchen??
So many things to contemplate. I have great faith in Seba Dizajn and our concept here, 100% unique and handcrafted silver jewellery, made here in our store, what’s not to like? Alongside of our slowly growing collection of stunning Seba jewels we have a small selection of other goods…. We have selected a few fine Croatian made products and have a small selection of Fair Trade products from Nepal.
And for those of you who are reading and not lucky enough to be in Korcula, YES, we do post worldwide.
Thanks again for your interest and support.