We asked insiders and experts from various industries to tell us something they think outsiders are unaware of and we’ve shared a few of those responses below.

Susie Lynn | Blogger

The biggest thing outsiders are unaware of in the blogging industry is just how much time it takes to make a successful blog. It’s more than being able to write an article. I have to worry about taking good photos for it, having a topic that is interesting and current for my audience, and I focus on creating new content all the time. Read more>>

Corri and Chase Mehan | Owners

The oddity community is large, but the supply is surprisingly small. It’s hard to keep stock of “hard to find” and “unique” items- so we’ve had to make a choice, that, when we find great stuff- into the shop it goes! Read more>>

Amanda Weaver | Sustainable Urban Farmer

Most consumers look at small farms as one of two things 1) a place where they can pet animals or 2) or a place where food comes from. The difficulty is that farms work on their own system of seasonality and annual rhythm. For example people are always surprised (and disappointed) to learn that chickens do not lay a consistent amount of eggs all year. Read more>>