Earlier this week, I taught my first workshop on selling through Etsy. It was a little odd putting the presentation together, thinking "who the heck am I to teach others on etsy?" but as I kept outlining and writing I realized that I do, in fact, know a ton about selling on etsy. Who knew? Ok, apparently the people who asked me to teach the workshop knew. But it was a great moment for me to see how far I've come since dipping my toe in the massive pool of etsy back in mid-2009.
See, I love teaching workshops. LOVE it. I love gathering my thoughts into a coherent presentation, I love creating informative handouts, I love the anticipation of getting a group of interested people together to geek out over something I find fascinating, and I love the interactions between all of us for a few hours as we share knowledge. Love. It. My favorite part, though, is getting others excited about a topic and encouraging them to get out there and give something new a shot.
So tell me, friendly readers, what makes a good workshop experience for you?