Growing Pains

We're at a crossroads here at Overdue Media. We're selling a lot of books and t-shirts, but it takes a lot of time and energy to send them out. And the other day we made the first mistake - sent a book to someone who ordered a t-shirt (still waiting to find out if we sent a t-shirt to a person who ordered a book). And the pile of stuff to be done just keeps growing. So we've decided to take two major steps.

  1. Starting in the next few weeks we're going to outsource most of our order fulfillment to a third party. We'll ship them books and t-shirts and so forth, and they'll send them to you.
  2. We're hiring a general assistant. I'm going to attempt to focus entirely on writing, drawing, and programming, and pass on a lot of the daily grunt work.

Both these decisions will cost us money, and there isn't a lot of money to spend, but we're optimistic that our audience and thus business will continue to grow at its rather heady pace. As my friend Jeff once said of betting on himself, "I will always make that bet." And so we're putting all our chips on Unshelved. Gulp.

Our next appearances

2018

October 8, 2018 Walla Walla, WA
Walla Walla Rural Library District Staff Day (Gene)

November 15, 2018 Palm Beach, FL
Palm Beach County Library System (Gene)

November 16, 2018 Fort Lauderdale, FL
Southeast Florida Library Information Network (Gene)

2019

Jan 25 - 28, 2019 Seattle, WA ALA Midwinter (Library COMIC Booth #726) (Gene)

March 1, 2019 Phoenix, AZ
Maricopa County Library District (Gene)

April 15 - 17, 2019 Austin, TX Texas Library Association Annual Conference (Library COMIC booth, Monday night event) (Gene)

June 21 - 24, 2019 Washington, DC
ALA Annual (Library COMIC booth) (Gene)

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