Articles in the Time Managment Category
Do you procrastinate?
I have never ever ever ever ever ever…..been a procrastinator ……..until recently. I have found myself whiling away the time gardening, puttering around my new house, hiking, biking and frankly behaving like an alien has taken over my body and mind. There is part of me that loves it as it is so FUN, and then there is the “normal” part of me that is horrified that I am wasting even one second of my precious work day while my kids are in school.
Well, I have had to …
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Seasonal roll-outs are really important to stay on top of. Be sure to find out when the tradeshows and market weeks are going on throughout the year for your particular product line and make sure you are approaching buyers accordingly.
The more experienced you "appear", the more seriously buyers will take you. Each product line has it's own "life span"……do you follow traditional seasons, Hallmark Holidays, or major trends……perhaps you dip your toe in some or all?
Whatever it is, you want to stay on top of it by marking all of …
"In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes" – Benjamin Franklin
I LOVE SAVING MONEY don't you?? I am always looking for new tax tips and any new loop hole I can poke my head into.
Ok, so as I see it, we are divided into two main groups. Those who are super organized and sort their receipts and kinda do "tax-prep" all year long, and those who show up with a shoe box and shopping bag at their CPA every year. Well which ever one you are…..no matter. It …
I have been in business for a couple years and am working on lowering some of our overhead right now. I wanted to know if you had some tips on ways to save on "everyday necessities" like office supplies, payroll, phone bills, and anything else we should be aware of.
Appreciate any suggestions – you are always full of great ideas!
Danielle Carr Teddy's Tiny Tutu's
I asked my friend David if I could borrow this great post he wrote on how to save for start-ups! He covered all the bases …
Wearing all the hats when getting your business going can become very tiresome…..ok exhausting!! But knowing what to outsource first can be equally confusing. When I launched my first handbag line, I was doing it all from designing, running my production, sales, shipping, trying to do marketing but failing miserably, and managing my other company which was supporting me and the bag business!
When I finally started to make a bit of money and had consistent orders coming in, I decided that hiring out shipping was my best bet. They didn't …