Faces of Local spotlights the cool people and businesses that make Tampa Bay such an awesome place. The video series is produced by LocalShops1's community relations director, Cherlene Willis. To find out how you can be involved, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Meet Karen Taylor, owner of My Storybook Corner, which features Barefoot Books, a line of children's books. As an independent contractor for the company, Karen is responsible for all aspects of running the business, from marketing and advertising to accounting and sales. She also organizes fundraisers and book fairs and participates in community events all over Tampa Bay, including the Saturday Morning Market in St. Petersburg.
My Storybook Corner
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