Saturday , 25 October 2014

Creative Business Tips

How to Build Business “Muscle” for the Creative Person


Do you design fantastic jewelry, but have a hard time growing your business? As a jewelry designer, I know the difficulty that comes with translating your designs into the world of sales and marketing. Some designers only want to create jewelry, and nothing else. However, if you have always DREAMed of being a designer or maker with lots of people ... Read More »

50 Reasons You’re Not Getting Etsy Sales

how to get more etsy sales

Not sure why the Etsy sales aren’t rolling in? Here are 50 possibilities -and how to fix them. 1. You don’t have enough items. Etsy is a host to hundreds of thousands of products galore, and their search engine will only show 250 pages of them at a time for broad, generic searches. (Not that anyone would actually flip though ... Read More »

Think from the End to Grow Your Creative Business

Think from the End to Grow Your Creative Business I’m currently re-visiting one of my favorite books, The Power of Intention by Wayne Dyer. It’s so good, and it seems to have a new message for me every time I pick it up! Dyer offers a phrase that I believe is one of the secrets to success: Think from the end. When ... Read More »

3 Big Mistakes That Designers Make That Cause Them to Lose the Sale

Author: Tracy Matthews, Flourish & Thrive Academy I just adore vintage jewelry. In fact, several years ago, I started collecting vintage jewelry to wear with my own pieces from my custom jewelry collection. Recently, I attended a vintage jewelry show and I was so excited!! I was really excited about the potential to add another lovely piece to my jewelry ... Read More »

Tracy Matthews on building a $30k per month jewelry business

  Listen in as Tracy Matthews chats with me about building her amazing jewelry design business.  From zero to $30,000 per month! On Friday Tracy and Robin released the first video in their newest FREE training series called Ramping Up Your Holiday Sales. Over the weekend  they  have been getting soooo much positive feedback and they have only just begun! CLICK ... Read More »

How I Built a Million Dollar Business Designing Jewelry

  How I built a million dollar business designing jewelry without going bankrupt, moving in with my parents or working at Starbucks for insurance (well one of those did happen) As I write this, I think back to many years ago when I was just starting out as a jewelry designer when I treated my jewelry business more like a ... Read More »

10 Tips On Improving Your Product Descriptions

How to Write Product Descriptions That Seal the Deal Picture yourself at a party. An attractive stranger walks over to say hello. “Tell me about yourself,” they say. “I weigh 145 pounds, stand 5 foot 6 inches, wear size 9 shoes and have a low resting heart rate,” you say. In a face-to-face social situation, it’s obvious that you don’t ... Read More »