#76 How to Market and Grow Your Brand Like a Boss-Lady Even When the Sh*t Hits the Fan with Nicole Gariepy
Let’s face it… Owning a jewelry biz isn’t always easy. … I know it hasn’t been for me. So how are you going to deal with that fact? Life doesn’t always cooperate. Shipments don’t arrive on time, you get sick, or maybe you find termites in your jewelry bench (totally not joking here… listen to the episode!) [READ MORE]
#75 How to Create an Unforgettable Jewelry Brand (and Get Customers for Life)
Think of your favorite musician. The one you’ve listened to a million times, whose songs you belt out in the shower, the car, and the subway. (Oops! Yes, there were totally other people there.) For me this is Adele. I love her. I feel so connected to her music, her voice, and the raw emotion she brings to her songs. That [READ MORE]
#74 How to Make More, Sell More, and Get Noticed This Year
Think back to the last time you sold at a jewelry show. What do you do when someone comes up to your booth? Did you hide? I know you didn’t … but I’ve totally seen designers do that. I never understand that reaction because the whole point of doing a show is to get noticed, sell, and make money! If you’re not doing [READ MORE]
#73 How to Make Up Your Mind When Your Fear Becomes Overwhelming
What emotions come to mind when you succeed? Good ones, right? You’re queen of the mountain! You feel happy, strong, brave, smart, and confident. You’re walking on air:; all smiles. It’s amazing. What about fear? That didn’t even enter your mind, did it? Fear is so common, especially for designers and makers [READ MORE]
#72 Building a Better Brand Presence with Arianne Foulks
Have you DREAMED of having the kind of brand that makes you Insta-famous? Or having web traffic for days? I bet you have. … But how to get there? You know that adage; flaunt it, if you got it?! What you ‘got’ is your unique story. It’s the best asset you have as a jewelry designer. It’s like your fingerprint - [READ MORE]
#71 Fun Financial Planning for Your Jewelry Business with Justin Krane
Who said financial planning has to be a chore? Stressing over a mess of paper is so last year. Well, maybe you can’t get rid of the papers, but, it can totally be fun. I’m serious! I used to think it was the worst, too. But a few years ago I was introduced to someone who made my numbers exciting and fun for me. N [READ MORE]
#70 Do I Really need a business plan? With Nina Cooper
Oh the controversial business plan…. Have you written one yet? … Why not? I bet it goes a little something like this… Taking the time to write a business plan...might feel like a time suck, too hard and or maybe you aren’t sure where to start. When I started TMD, Inc., I wrote a 30 page business plan that too [READ MORE]
#69 End of Year Planning Prep with Robin Kramer
The holidays are officially here, so there’s no doubt you’re super busy with orders and shows. But all the craziness aside, there’s one other thing you might have forgotten… Planning for 2017! I know it seems impossible when you’re already spread so thin but it’s important to take the time now to plan for next y [READ MORE]

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