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Fount of Wisdom

Married couple Phillip and Jaclyn ''Jackie'' Wachter spend a great deal of time together--in fact, their shared calendar of business appointments, work schedule, travel dates, and occasional weekend downtime would be mutually filled in as ''24/7.''...

Keeping Customers Coming Back to Your Beading Company For More

As you begin making sales with your beading supplies or jewelry designs and reap the initial benefits of success, you might begin to take a laid back attitude because your business has started to take care of itself. However, your customers may...

Improving Customer Retention for Your Beading Business

Once your business is off and running, you'll quickly learn the importance of customer retention. Being able to develop a strong base of loyal consumers who fall into your target audience is a good indicator of the health of your company. If you've...

Flight of Fancy

Launching a business--spearheading a new direction in one's life--can be scary. Taking that leap of faith into the big, bold, beckoning unknown is like a bird learning to fly for the first time. It's a major step forward: hopping off that familiar...

Bookkeeping Tips for Your Small Business

As a small business owner, it's your responsibility to handle obligations related to money when it comes to your company. Entrepreneurs are lucky in a sense that they have a certain sense of control over their career, but it can be a double-edged...

7 Insider Tips Guaranteed to Get Your Craft into Retail Stores

If you're tired of hitting the road doing craft shows and would like to transition either partly or entirely to wholesale, there may come a day when you'll need to approach retail establishments and inquire about whether they'd be interested in...

Which Artists Need Specialized Insurance?

We all know how confusing insurance issues can be--I certainly do. That's why the same insurance agent has been handling my professional and personal insurance for decades. I urge you to find a local insurance representative and bring your business...

Being Mindful of Common Mistakes Made by Startup Business Owners

Experienced and amateur entrepreneurs alike prefer to think that their optimism and motivation can carry them toward success. However, the fact of the matter is that it takes more than wishful thinking to turn a business idea into a reality (and one...

Expanding Your Small Business Using Technology

Once you have begun to make a name for your small beading business, the next step is to try to stay ahead of the game through all means possible. In the Digital Age, this means utilizing technology to the best of your ability in order to gain an...

Creating a Disaster Plan to Protect Your Small Business

Many people make the decision to go into entrepreneurship every year after hearing the success stories of friends and family members. However, even the best business ideas can be ruined due to unexpected emergencies and disasters. Once you have made...

Creating a Market Analysis in Your Small Business Plan

While creating the plan for your bead or handmade jewelry business, you must devote a section to market analysis in order to succeed in your industry and stay in the race against your competitors. This part of your business plan should outline...

Five Common Summer Business Problems and How to Solve Them

When summer rolls around, people begin to exert a laid-back attitude toward everything from their spending habits to their weekend activity choices. The warm weather gives everyone the opportunity to get outside and start vacationing, but this...

Allowing Credit and Debit Card Transactions at Your Small Business

Whether you choose to operate your beading business from the comfort of your own home or a rental spot, you will need to decide on the payment methods customers will be able to use to buy your goods. Credit and debit cards are commonly used for...

What Color is Your Brand?

Years ago, I wrote about creating my brand. Or rather, creating it. Neutral colors, simple packaging, my name in Times New Roman--still works for me!--became my "look." But this month, I'm learning what my real brand is. I've held a series of...

Ensure Your Future: Insure Your Business

Artists hope for great things in their careers--big-time commissions, rave reviews, a museum retrospective--but less fortunate events may also take place. Artists may become incapacitated, see their work damaged or lost through fire and theft, or...

Are You Going to Need a Partner for Your Small Business?

It's safe to say that starting a small business is a life-changing decision. While many individuals prefer to build a business from the ground up by themselves, others choose a partner that they can rely on in order to fulfill their entrepreneurial...

Perceived Values

I suggest you price the work to be attractive to you--profitable. I've written about this before and devote a chapter in my book to getting the price right. Basically, all pricing must start with accurate information about the cost of materials and...

Gathering Customer Feedback To Benefit Your Beading Business

Whether you're a business owner or a large corporation, taking customer feedback into consideration will help you make the adjustments you need to satisfy consumers and gain more sales. In turn, focusing on analyzing customer feedback may translate...

Fine-Tuning Your Twitter Strategy and Reaching Out To Your Target Market

Social networking, has become a must in recent years as the general public looks to the Internet for commercial purposes. As more people turn to the internet for everything from jewelry-making supplies to clothing, businesses have been forced to...

Shine and Restore

"It gives me great pleasure to know that something I have created is bringing joy to someone else," says Hawaiian-based glass artisan, Michelle Caron. "I create my work by myself, so the client is the community aspect of my art--this provides an...
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