Why Did QuiltingHub Succeed?
I woke up every day for the last 8 years loving what I do. I had a passion, and when I say passion I mean it was at the top of my desires. I had a passion to grow QuiltingHub into the largest marketing arm for quilting in the world to help quilting businesses and groups reach the quilters who were looking for them, and to do it at a fair price for our member listings.
Yes, the fact that the magazines merged and vastly increased all the marketing costs in the industry has helped, but loving what I do is the real cause. Loving what I do motivated me to work 60 hours a week for 8 years, and my priority of helping people was a key contributor.
Yes, the fact that now those very same magazines are going out of business and out of print has had an impact. Yes, most quilters and the industry now realize that the internet is the future, and we have dominated that realm.
But, the key is finding your passion, letting your mind see every opportunity that can help you to succeed, and making use of them. Some will work, and some will not, but if you put your mind to something, you will succeed.