Bill Clough's Profile

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After 35 years working as a General Manager of car, truck and boat dealerships, I found myself being replaced by a younger, less experienced person I trained that would work for half the salary I was getting. So at 53 years old I thought I would give working for myself a try. The lady in my life, after she too was phased out of her employment, took the plunge and started a store with Etsy to help her make ends meet while trying to support 2 children as a single mother. She has been on Etsy for 5 years now. What started out as extra income doing what she loved, has now become a full fledged business with the help of Etsy. It has allowed her to work from home, be her own boss, and be able to spend more time with her children.

After thinking of what I could do, I thought I would develop a store that caters toward men. Technology of today has allowed men to combine game and media into one space, thus…

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  • Born on April 2
  • Joined March 2, 2012

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About

After 35 years working as a General Manager of car, truck and boat dealerships, I found myself being replaced by a younger, less experienced person I trained that would work for half the salary I was getting. So at 53 years old I thought I would give working for myself a try. The lady in my life, after she too was phased out of her employment, took the plunge and started a store with Etsy to help her make ends meet while trying to support 2 children as a single mother. She has been on Etsy for 5 years now. What started out as extra income doing what she loved, has now become a full fledged business with the help of Etsy. It has allowed her to work from home, be her own boss, and be able to spend more time with her children.

After thinking of what I could do, I thought I would develop a store that caters toward men. Technology of today has allowed men to combine game and media into one space, thus creating the Man Cave. I thought that if this space was geared toward a man, he would like to decorate it with more than his Budweiser sign from college.

What started out with some basic ideas of funny signs, in a couple of weeks developed into over 180 images and it's still growing. While beginning this adventure I spoke to my men friends and got their ideas of what they would want to decorate their own space, and it developed into this store. When my son found out what I was doing he asked me to make some graphics for his car, which made a whole other path to explore.

I have spent a large majority of my life as a single man, and have had the luxury of being allowed to decorate my home as I desired. I thought my products could help men do the same with their space and keep their wives decorating ideas upstairs where the belong.

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