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[5 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]
August Checklist

I know it can be hard to keep up. Believe me, I know. But I can tell you from experience, that being organized and having a checklist is one way to start tackling the hard stuff.

What I like about a list, is that when I get a brain freeze and don't know what I should do that day, I can get some ideas from my task list and see what I can wrap my thoughts around and actually get something done, rather than sit there wondering……. yes sometimes sitting there …

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[25 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]
Connecting through Facebook

How often do you post on Facebook?  Or maybe the better question is, how often do you check in on Facebook?  2-3 times a day?  10 times?  So many of my clients whine, moan and complain about using Facebook for business, yet love posting about their personal life.  I say, why not turn your business page into something FUN instead of a chore!!

I like to use my FB page to gather information about upcoming blogs I am writing, programs I am considering launching, or just to touch base and take …

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[23 Jan 2014 | No Comment | ]
What if they say no?

Ok, so we have our January Check List  and are working on it right?  If not, go ahead and click (to the left) to get that right now.

I am just going to assume that you've got your Spring linesheets ready and are already trying to sell to stores and/or on-line via your website……k?   How is it going already?  Are you getting a good response?  Sales coming in yet?

It might be a bit early in the month as many buyers are just getting back from Tradeshows or about to go to …

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[12 Jun 2013 | 9 Comments | ]
The 3 Biggest Mistakes You Can Make At A Tradeshow

So you finally decide to take the plunge and get a booth!   It might be a relief for you that you finally pulled the trigger, or it might be a total stresser – like it was for me each and (most) every time – and I did 5 shows a year when I had my handbag line.  
 
Every show I did for about the first 3 years was as scary as the first one for me – in that I was never sure how I wanted to set up my booth, …

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[1 Feb 2013 | No Comment | ]
How to track your success

I have been talking to a lot of clients about this lately and wanted to share it with you too………Wouldn't it be great to track your success? It is really useful to keep tabs on the success rate of all the different things you are doing to grow your business.  What you'll want to do is print out this Daily Metrics Sheet.

Each column is designed to help you track different aspects of your business.   It is important to know how the things you are doing are effecting your business.  …

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