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[25 Jun 2014 | 7 Comments | ]
Pitching for Holiday Gift Guides

I know, I know, it's only the end of June, but Holiday Gift Guide submissions are starting now…….so get on it sister, as it will end in July. 

This can be a great way to get into magazines that might be more challenging for you in the "everyday" editorial world.  Gift guides often put in items that appeal to their audience, but might not have a good place in the monthly magazines.  Magazines try to appeal to a broad audience with the gift guides, so I would suggest being bold …

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[26 Jul 2011 | 9 Comments | ]
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 Simply Sarah.  I wanted to be in Jennifer Kaufman, Lisa Klein and Fred Segal (hip stores in Los Angeles) so badly that I offered them consignment and it worked!  They were totally on board since they didn't have to lay out the cash for my bags, and when they started to sell like hotcakes, they became lifelong paying clients.  When launching …

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[24 Aug 2009 | No Comment | ]
This Bag Is HOT HOT HOT

My friend Fern designed this bag and just gave me one as a gift.  Can I say how much I LOVE it? We are going to Colorado in a week and I am thrilled to have such a great travel bag.
Madbaggage is an eco-friendly vegan handbag line. Fashionable and green, the company is totally PVC-Free, made mostly of polyurethane with bamboo and coconut hardware. The MadBaggage mission is to make a difference with earth friendly choices. How awesome right?
Mine is the celery color with black patent trim and is super …

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[27 May 2009 | No Comment | ]
Build it with Buzz…….

Posted by Sarah Shaw | Entreprenette | Simply Sarah
I am so excited! I was interviewed on the MS. CEO Radio show earlier this week.
If you want to learn how I launched my first handbag line and got tons of press for myself then tune in to Build it with Buzz.

Business, Entreprenette, Handbags, Innovative ideas, Interviews, Marketing, Public Relations, Sales, Sarah Shaw, Simply Sarah, Social Media »

[26 May 2009 | One Comment | ]
How I launched My Eco-Friendly Handbag Business

Interview with Marty Stevens-Heebner  – Creator of Rebagz eco- chic handbags
Q: What is your name? Marty Stevens-Heebner

Q: Company name and website? I have three companies.
Rebagz Eco-Chic Handbags
Half the Sky Designs LLC
Altered Shoes
Q: We launched in: July 2007

Q: What is your business or what do you sell?
Rebagz™ Eco-Chic Handbags are made from colorful hand woven recycled juice packs and recycled rice sacks with vibrant graphics already printed on them.  We’re human-friendly as well as eco-friendly because all our bags are made under fair trade conditions.
Q: Who or what was the …

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