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Monthly Archives: August, 2008

How to Get A Focus Group

Being that I make wooden toys, I need to be careful. Picky, even. Wood isn’t cheap (well, good wood isn’t), so I really need to be sure that what I’m … Continue reading

August 31, 2008 · Leave a comment

Goodbye eBay. It’s Been, Well, Goodbye.

I have had a shop on eBay for a couple of months now. At first, I was pretty excited about it. Then I started to find out some things that … Continue reading

August 25, 2008 · 4 Comments

This is Not Spinal Tap

In my latest business venture (I’m using the word “business” loosely here) I’ve opened my own Cafe Press store! What is a Cafe Press store? It’s a bunch of different … Continue reading

August 24, 2008 · Leave a comment

At-Home Photo Booth

I make wooden toys. Looking at a pile of wood and thinking of what I can turn it into is what I like to think I am good at. But … Continue reading

August 22, 2008 · Leave a comment

Who’s This ‘Greco’ Guy?

I am John Greco, of Greco Woodcrafting, LLC, and I make and sell handmade wooden toys. After an alarming rise in toy recalls, I wanted to give parents the peace … Continue reading

August 22, 2008 · Leave a comment