Category: Nuts & Bolts

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Pros and cons of consignment

A great way to break into stores is consignment. I did this  a lot when I first started out.  Here is the tip:  Be sure to make a real ...
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Road Reps Vs. Showrooms – is there a winner?

Deciding to hire a sales rep, be it a road rep or a showroom based sales rep can be a hard decision. I know finding a reputable one(s) can be difficul...
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How to market a new product on-line

So you are ready to launch a new product and there are so many options these days…….are you wondering what is the best route to take? ...
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What to Expect When Selling to a Department Store

Do you ever find yourself dreaming about your product being sold in a Department Store and just know you’ll feel like you’ve really made it when y...
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Kudos for Customer Service

We all want our customer service to be considered excellent right?   I know when I shop on line, I notice the ease (or not) of the checkout process ...
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Create a user-friendly wholesale website

I have been rebuilding my Simply Sarah website and giving it a major overhaul along with an updated 2010 look.   Woo Hoo! While working on some back...
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100 (plus) Reasons to Become an Entreprenette

I often wonder WHAT made someone decide to become an Entreprenette. Do you?  When I graduated college and got a job in the movie business, I never th...
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56 Ideas To Fund A Startup

Who isn’t hoping for money to fall from the sky when launching a new business right?  In this fast moving world, there are always new ways popp...
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Check Please!

With the way people’s credit is these days, and boutiques (and some larger stores too) going out of business left and right……I know it can be sc...