What I Really Do and How I Can Help You
I have talked about numerous topics on this blog. This is where I enjoy discussing a wide array of topics, from cameras to affiliate marketing. The blog is a reflection of my diverse interests. But I haven’t ever really discussed what it is I do. A lot has changed in the last couple years, so I just thought I would fill you in. Also, if you have questions that I might be able to answer, I would love for you to shoot me an email.
The Journey Begins: My Online Racecar Parts Store
It all started back in 2014 when I launched my online store, Crate Insider, specializing in racecar parts. My business journey began in my humble two-bedroom apartment, and initially, I relied on drop shipping. However, I soon realized that stocking the products myself was a better idea. So, my (at the time) boyfriend’s shop became the shipping hub. Over the years, this has evolved into a full-fledged physical store, a dream I hadn’t initially imagined.
E-commerce Insights and Website Building
Apart from running my online store, I also provide advice on e-commerce platforms and services right here on my blog and YouTube channel. As a result of my experience in building a website for my own store, other manufacturers began approaching me for website development. This led to the birth of Winning Edge Studio, where I work with my two co-founders. We specialize in building websites, e-commerce, and Squarespace sites, helping various businesses expand their online presence.
Expanding Beyond Racing: Trade Shows and More
Before I ventured into e-commerce, I worked with my brother, dad, and another partner on a racing trade show. Fast forward a few years, and it’s now just me and my brother running the show. We’re proud to say that the CARS Racing Show is going into its fourth year. If you’re in the racing industry, don’t forget to check out our website at carsracingshow.com. Inspired by our racing trade show success, we decided to bring more events to Hickory, North Carolina. So, we also organize a Christmas Show and a Home Show in the area.
On top of everything else, I got involved with a company that specializes in GPS trackers, Track N Recover. I developed an entire brand for it, and these trackers are fantastic for keeping your valuable items safe. They use both satellite and GPS technology for precise tracking.
Air BnB Host
Additionally, as someone who lives in a townhouse, I know the woes of loud neighbors, I decided to take matters into my own hands. I started renting the townhouses next to mine and became an Airbnb host, offering guests a quiet and comfortable stay.
A Multifaceted Entrepreneur: E-commerce, Trade Shows, and More
In a nutshell, I wear multiple hats throughout the year. From e-commerce to trade show organizing to website development, it may sound overwhelming, but when you break it down, it’s manageable. If you have questions about various software, business strategies, or anything else, I’m here to help. I love experimenting with different software and techniques, and I’d be happy to share my insights.
I’m always happy to assist and share my experiences with building businesses, so please feel free to shoot me an email. I’d love to create future blogs and videos based on the topics you’re most interested in.