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Do you currently sell your products wholesale to brick and mortar stores but you’re wondering how you can make the most out of those buyer relationships?
That’s a great question because with just a few simple tweaks, you can make so much more money with the existing buyers that you already have.
My very first tip for you is to have a wholesale buyers only newsletter.
This is a great way to stay in touch with your wholesale buyers without having to email …
It can be downright scary to talk to a store about your product! You have spent all this time and energy creating something and getting it right.
You’re thinking to yourself, “What if I’m not really ready yet to wholesale?”, “What if the store doesn’t like my color options?”, “Am I displaying my inventory in a professional way?” Here are a few things I have learned along the way about wholesaling.…
I’ve talked about how wholesale is a great way to diversify your income streams and build your business.
Have you wondered how to up your wholesale game for your creative biz?
What’s one way that can turn your business into a million dollar company in less than two years?
(It has happened to a few of us.)
Trade shows are like craft shows except you don’t sell product right then and there.
Instead, you take wholesale orders (this is called “writing orders”) and …
Over at the Academy of Handmade, I wrote a post on 5 things to consider before you jump in and do wholesale.
If you’re inspired and you think you’d like to take wholesale on, awesome!
I’m right here with you on that and think it’s a great source of income.
Here’s a list of the 7 steps you need to take to turn on your wholesale game.
One of those steps is creating your wholesale linesheet.
But if you’re not quite sure how to …
Don’t chase success the hard way. Follow the same simple step-by-step system that I used to build multiple 6- and 7-figure online handmade businesses. Even if you hate selling, don’t have a large following, and aren’t techy.
How to get influencers, bloggers and celebrities to make your product go viral
How to create demand for your brand and products and turn customers into raving fans
How to automate your store, reach more customers and make sales while you sleep
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