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Email Marketing

Having customer email lists and sending our timely email messages can be a profitable way to keep in touch with your customers.  Since I have semi-retired, 90% of my business is done through email marketing and websites.  I still do…

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Top Posts for 2013

At the end of the year at hand, I enjoy checking my stats wondering how my sites are viewed; what posts were most popular; and determine where I want to focus my attention in the coming year. WordPress tells me…

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Amazing E-Commerce Shopping Cart Software

Gift Rep Sandy here with an amazing find! For the past 11 years, since we first purchased an ecommerce or “shopping cart” platform, we’ve been looking for a feature-rich, “off the shelf” shopping cart system with: •    REASONABLE pricing! •   …

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Crowdfunding Your Business

Crowdfunding Your Business is one of the ways to grow, introduce a new product, or just add some extra financing to a new venture you want to start. If you are not familiar with crowdfunding, let me help.  According to…

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Meylah Resource Center is Launched!

Recently, I became involved with Meylah:  A platform for professional crafters, producers and artisans to sell their products.  What attracted me to Meylah is their option for selling digital products, resources guides and tutorials all together in their Meylah Resource…

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Best Online Software and Shopping Cart Systems

Malcolm and I have conducted business on the internet for nearly ten years (actually, I started helping local crafters market their companies on the internet back in 1998, but at that time, most professional crafters just didn’t understand the value…

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Easy Ways to Accept Credit or Debit Cards

If you are selling your products, a system to accept credit/debit cards is very important.  Debit and credit cards are the main way we receive payment for our retail sales — this is also become true for wholesale accounts as…

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Custom WordPress Themes for Your Blog

I have received several questions from friends and readers about my blog(s) and the various theme I use. Currently I have three blogs: GiftRepSandy International Wild Huckleberry Lovers Association Selling to Gift Shops (This one!) When I first started this…

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Do You Have a Virtual Fax System?

Many folks assume email and toll-free phone numbers have killed faxing.  Not true!!  Many businesses still use faxing for a number of different reasons.  Because it has always been done that way  Because some business owners would rather see a…

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