On Aug 11, we shipped a record one-day total of orders. No it's not even close to what Amazon.com does in 30 mins.... but for your small but devoted crew here, it was an unprecedented effort. The USPS bin in the background of the shot is completely filled w/ domestic and intl flat rate envelopes. Each order is handboxed, and many are intl orders. This week we shipped our first ever orders to Estonia and Portugal.
I'm the one who puts those little labels w/ the country names on them and I highlight each one myself. Stuart thinks its sort of overkill, but having once had a package w/ a postcode for the UK end up in Canada, I think it helps...
Here are Mary and Stuart in the showroom with order in progress... lined all around them. Yep, Stuart's packing too ... he gets the tricky ones.... we're still hands-on here.
Couldn't resist an update on Daisies... worldwide interest is brisk and we are shipping individual copies sent to a domestic US address via Priority Mail Tyvec envelope. Shipping these is more labor intensive than we anticipated. Each book is protected with cardboard and hand-wrapped so it arrives in same condition it left us. Note to self... big format is nice, but so is a smaller book that fits into a USPS Flat rate envelope ;)
Thanks again to all of you for your patience and support. I probably won't be able to post again until later next week.