Author: Gift Rep Sandy

Sandy Dell is an experienced independent sales representative for the gift industry. Having operated her own business for over ten years, she has gained valuable knowledge in working with gifts store buyers and producers. She is also co-owner of Gourmet Innovations which makes gourmet foods and gifts. "I have been on both sides of the counter", she tells her buyers. More than that, she understands the needs of the producer and the gift buyer and knows how to communicate to both groups!

Sell Wholesale on Etsy?

Yes, if you have not heard, Etsy announced their pending launch of  a wholesale marketplace  for their sellers.  Etsy, who has been under fire lately for their questionable policy concerning handmade products, is now directing attention to their Etsy Wholesale…

Wholesaling Your Handmade Items

Every so often, I run into an article on wholesale/retail pricing that brings out another point that I find interesting. The following article is from the perspective of an Etsy seller deciding to sell their handmade items to a retail…

Using SMART Goals

With the changing of the seasons, this may be a good time to take at look at your goals and how you can run your business more effectively. Of course, I have several references today that emphasis this point.  But…

Do You Use These Excuses

With kids heading back to school, we should have plenty of time to work on our businesses — right?!  Well, that is the general idea, but how many of us find excuses to do other things before getting to work…

Learn Tips from Successful People

Occasionally, I find an article that is truly inspiring to me as a business owner.  Beyond marketing your products, selling wholesale, and building websites, inspiration is the one thing that keeps us going — at least in my honest opinion!…