Archive for July 2012

What’s the Net on Net terms?

  Author: Tracy & Robin (based on years of experience) Should Jewelry Designers extend NET terms to accounts when they are just starting out? Or Ever? One of our master-minders for b-school asked this question in our forum yesterday: Have any of you ladies worked with wholesale accounts with Net 30 terms? If you have,…

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Do you think Community is Important?

“And the day came when risk to remain tight in the bud was more painful that the risk it took to blossom” -Anais Nin On Monday July 23rd, Robin Kramer and Tracy Matthews Had a little Skype chat for the website Oh My! Handmade Goodness. We discussed the importance of community in our lives plus…

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Are good photos really that important?

  Author: Tracy You make beautiful jewelry so why would you waste your time taking crappy photos? I find this question amusing because I too have been caught in the photo shame syndrome (especially if I need to push something to market quickly). Just as you spend a lot of time and talent creating beautiful…

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How to be SMART when setting goals

by: Robin Remember those dreaded interview questions: “What are your 5 year goals? Where do you see yourself in 10 years?” These questions always used to freak me out. Shoot, I didn’t know what I was going to have for dinner that night let alone know what I would be doing in 5 or 10…

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TLC: Setting the Bar to Create Confidence

Author: Robin When I was working for Dogeared, a client told me that he didn’t trust the quality of the product I was selling because the price was so low. It’s funny because in the same day, a client also told me that our prices were too high for their store. One of the things…

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