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[1 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]
April Checklist

Wow Easter is just around the corner!   How did you do on your March Check List? 
I know doing all these things might seem overwhelming but if you take small steps each day to stay on task, you'll be amazed at how much you can accomplish.  Try to set aside an hour a day, at least, to work on whatever you have left to do on my suggested checklist below. 

These things will help your sales, exposure and overall brand. They are a MUST to keep up with today's fast moving …

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[14 Jan 2014 | 11 Comments | ]
January Check List

So the new year is under way……..and there are so many things to be doing right now…….. is your head spinning yet?  I wanted to give you a quick check list to be sure you remember all the things you can be doing (and hopefully are already doing) to jump start your year and make this an AMAZING one! 

I know doing all these things might seem overwhelming but if you take small steps each day to stay on task, you'll be amazed at how much you can accomplish.  Try to …

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[13 Jun 2013 | 7 Comments | ]
No Tradeshow = Big Benefits

Following tradeshow dates is the best way to know when your buyers are buying! 

I can pretty much guarantee (99%) that they are following tradeshow dates and they want to see what you have to offer too, even if you are not going to a show. To be successful in your business, and be selling when buyers are buying, you need to be ready to roll out your collection a bit ahead of the tradeshow dates.

 

You essentially need to get all your new details to them at least 2 weeks prior to …

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[23 Apr 2013 | 3 Comments | ]
Finding Inspiration

How do you get inspired when deciding to create a new collection?  When I had my handbag line I always found the most inspiration in books about vintage handbags – not that I made many vintage inspired bags, but the I was always drawn to the vintage shapes and somehow my mind twisted them into a modern version!  Don't ask me how – it just seems to happen.  Was always one of those, "if I move this here, make this bigger, reshape the strap" it will be cool kinda thing……:O)
I …

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[2 Apr 2013 | 9 Comments | ]
How To Spot A Hole In The Market Place

When thinking about a new product, it is wise to figure out if there is a real NEED prior to spending a lot of time and money developing this latest fab idea.  If you do your research, and really dig around, you'll quickly find through the internet and by looking in stores if your product will be in demand, or just get shelf space for a week before it goes on sale.
Another option is to reinvent something you already do well, and make a "new" or "knockoff" version of your …

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