Archive for March 2015

How to Start Doing More of What You LOVE in Your Business

As a designer, you probably imagined that starting your own business would offer you FREEDOM in your life. Let’s be honest for a second… sometimes owning your own business just isn’t like that. It’s not easy and you might actually work longer hours than you did before. I sure know that I certainly worked longer…

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Designer Spotlight: Sienna Kittelman

A brief story of what you do and why you do it: I started designing jewelry when I wasn’t able to find what I wanted in the current marketplace. Zoë and Piper’s first pendants speak for themselves, literally. The buddha pendant has words of inspiration written across the front and back: “Compassion, Karma, Peace, Love,…

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6 Things You Need to Know Before Pitching Press

Are you confident about reaching out to editors to get your jewelry designs featured in major magazines and influential blogs? When I first started out, I was really intimidated and anxious to reach out to editors. Then I got a call from a local editor who requested to feature my jewelry and I realized pitching…

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Designer Spotlight: Megan Rider

A brief story of what you do and why you do it: I enjoy the process of being in a space and knowing how to develop it into a comfortable, aesthetically pleasing and functional environment. Translating this to jewelry has been a natural extension of what I already love doing. Connecting with clients, getting to…

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4 Tips to Make Pricing Your Jewelry Easier

Does pricing your jewelry make you want to pull your hair out? I know the feeling! The other day, I was helping one of our mastermind designers with her pricing. One thing is for sure… pricing is so difficult! Price too high and no one buys. Price too low and you lose money. You must know…

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