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Figuring out which celebrities to get your product to can be a challenge for most entreprenettes.
You are probably asking yourself one, or possibly all, of the following questions:
How do I know if my target market likes this one or that?
What if I make a mistake and spend a lot of money sending freebies to the wrong people?
How do I know if they'll even like it, or wear it?
Yes, all of them can be true, but if you really understand your consumer (aka target market) then you will get closer than …
Branding, Business, Celebrities, Innovative ideas, Marketing, Oscars, Public Relations, Sales »
So after hearing me blabber on (and on and on) about finding out where your target market lives, eats and breathes, so you can figure out where to sell your awesome products….. I wanted to add one more quick tip for you.
Try to figure out what the best shopping streets are in each city you are targeting. Usually if you goggle "Best (or trendiest) shopping street (city)" you will get a pretty good selection. You can also call the chamber of commerce and ask them – of course you might …
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 …
Business, Manufacturing, Marketing, Sales, Tradeshows, Wholesale »
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, …
Ask The Entreprenette, Branding, Business, Buyers, Marketing, Nuts & Bolts, Sales, Sales Reps, Tradeshows, Wholesale »
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)