#42 How to Get Your Jewelry in Stores: 12 Strategies to Increase Wholesale Sales
Do you remember when you were a kid and you dove (or fell) into the deep end of the swimming pool for the very first time? Overwhelming + a little scary, right? That’s the same feeling a lot of designers get when they think about establishing or even increasing wholesale sales for their jewelry biz. And I totally underst [READ MORE]
Happy Birthday to Tracy (2016 edition)!
Hello from Asheville… it’s true...tomorrow is my birthday!. Robin surprised me about 4 times with birthday cakes at dinners and lunches... already. I was literally surprised every single time! At first, I was kind of like... "Robin, come on! We already celebrated." But I eventually just embraced it. There's no stopping [READ MORE]
#41 How To Win A Grant For Your Jewelry Business with Hilary Halstead Scott
It’s the saddest story in the jewelry industry- A talented designer pulls the plug on their jewelry biz too soon because there’s nobody to come alongside them and teach them the business component of their creative passion. It happens WAY too often in our field…but it doesn’t need to ever happen again! Here’s why [READ MORE]
#40: The Biggest Pricing Mistakes That Cost You Big Time
Let’s go back to school today... Raise your hand if you’ve ever gotten feedback that your jewelry is priced too high or too low. Raise your hand if you aren’t making enough sales because of price resistance that you don’t know about... …Seriously, get your hand up. Because I can pretty much guarantee that if we [READ MORE]
#39 Simple Tips To Understand Your Financial Reports with Mariel Diaz
On today’s episode, we’re talking all about numbers and financial reporting! ...Okay, so I probably lost the attention of about half of you with that sentence. Stay with me, today’s subject is critical for you to grasp! I totally get it: As creative designers, most of us don’t love financial reports, extensive bud [READ MORE]
#38 Easy Sourcing Strategies for Your Jewelry Business
Sourcing, Sourcing Sourcing...it’s a thorn in our side as designers and jewelry makers. I know many of YOU get seriously overwhelmed by sourcing. I’ll be honest: I even got anxiety when planning this podcast! (I’m searching for some new rose cut diamond dealers~argh!) So, why is sourcing such a struggle? Well, [READ MORE]
#37  Inventory Management Strategies to Increase Cash Flow for Independent Jewelry Biz Owners
Welcome to Episode 37! I am so thrilled I got the chance to sit down with today’s special guest, Inta Ievins. She knows a thing or two about inventory... I made a HUGE mistake in my first business: I didn’t pay close enough attention to my inventory! And my cash flow problems were a reflection of that... Today, I’m t [READ MORE]
Win a Full Scholarship for F&TA’s 2016 Multiply Your Profits Course!
Are you feeling burned out, overworked, and underpaid? Is the day-to-day stress of your business making you re-think WHY you got started in this business in the first place? Then you need Multiply Your Profits, our 6-week virtual course that teaches you how to break FREE from the daily grind, open up space for creativity, and cr [READ MORE]

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