Category: Nuts & Bolts

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Is the sales rep as good as their Rolodex?

For some product lines, having a showroom is really the only option if you want to build a successful wholesale business. Some stores are relucta...
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5 quick ways to find new wholesale accounts

As each month rolls along, I am sure you are aware of constantly filling the pipe line with new stores right?  But how to find them can be a burd...
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How to con your way into a boutique

A great way to break into stores is to offer your products on consignment. I did this when I first started my handbag line, and again when I launched ...
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What do you include in your sales and marketing plan?

Do I hear you groaning already?  So many creative inventors just cringe when they hear the words sales and marketing, even though you know deep d...
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How can I increase sales?

Hello Sarah, I recently opened an Etsy shop selling personalized accessories for little girls, moms, teachers, and much more! We are still in the proc...
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How to use your ipad for business

So here I was, off to NYC on business with only my ipad…..and no real sense of how to maximize it's fabulousness!   I have to admi...
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How can I improve my sales?

Dear Sarah I love my products and thought they would sell out right away, and it’s just not happening. What can I do to get things going?? Thank...
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How to find and use a Virtual Assistant to get ahead

So last weeks post inspired me.  I loved hearing what people disliked doing in their business and how they handled it.  The #1 way to handle...
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How to handle things in your business that you dislike doing

Wearing all the hats in the business can be tricky as you know. There are things we are good at, can do quickly, are required of us, perhaps only we c...
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Drop Ship or not ship?

I got so many great comments and emails on last weeks post on how to maximize 4th Q and questions galore about drop shipping and what it means and how...