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Old 09-25-2012, 01:14 PM   #1
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An online diaper store with local in-home consultation?

I'm curious about the possibility of running my own online cd store, and offering in-home "diapering 101" consultations for expectant moms, new moms, or anyone looking for a new fit. My thought would be to keep a stash of basically one of each type of diaper i stock and take it along for demonstrations and teaching. Then the fee the client pays for the class would be a store credit toward their purchase of a certain minimum amount.

Has anyone ever heard of this? Anything I should consider? I'm in the planning stages and would love to connect with anyone willing to offer advice.

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Old 09-27-2012, 01:01 PM   #2
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Re: An online diaper store with local in-home consultation?

Just a few things I would warn you about- it's a very expensive investment, so if you are going to do this, I'd go "all in" so to speak. Plus you will be spending a lot of time on this and some might not buy anything- might be better to do a class where people pay a fee and that fee can get applied towards diapers.
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We teach a cloth diapering 101 class that is very popular and is in a very afluent part of town. Say we have 30 attendees per class (15 couples), maybe 1/3 actually order from us. It's worth it to me to teach the class, but I agree with KBTM, all or nothing. And, it's not cheap to start.
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