Category: Nuts & Bolts

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What is a road rep?

Road Reps are independent reps that sometimes work for a larger group, or on their own, and don’t have a showroom. They travel around their “terr...
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How to Invoice Stores

Invoicing can be confusing so let’s spell it out here.   I have always used Quickbooks for my accounting software so I use their invoicing pro...
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Who To Hire First

How do you know who to hire first? If you are doing your own shipping then I suggest hiring a part time person to take that over to free up your time....
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It’s all in the “appearances”

Do you worry that customers think your company is small?   Are you doing everything yourself and worried they'll find out and maybe not want ...
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The top 5 business mistakes and how to surpass them

When I first started out with my handbag company I was in the dark about everything. I had never taken a business course of any kind, and was rea...
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Make Your Marketing Count

I imagine you are starting to think about January and might be tossing around ideas for your marketing plan for spring. When creating marketing campai...
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How to dramatically increase your profit margin in November

I wanted to give you a quick tip on how I dramatically increased my sales last year and how easy it was – so that you can do it too! I believe i...
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Change The Game

As the year comes to a close, I like to look at my business from all sides and angles.  The main goal is to find what was successful, and do more of ...
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Fabric Frenzy

I just spent the day at the LA Textile show and my head is spinning. Navigating a textile show can really throw you for a loop in the way of sensory o...
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How to find the right buyers

So you want to reach the right buyers and are finding it's not always so simple right? The first thing you want to do is develop a targeted &ldquo...