Category: Producers & My Stories

Etsy Wholesale Update, #2

I have been following the Etsy Wholesale option to see how their system is working for professional crafters. If you read my previous post on Etsy in September of 2013, you will remember that I was turned down for their…

Are my Own Insights Enough?

I received a unsubscribe to my newsletter list earlier this week.  My email providers allows a place for unsubscribers to list why they have unsubscribe.  Many folks just get too many emails, no long find my newsletter valuable … and…

Idaho Candle Company on KickStarter

You have probably heard of crowdfunding to grow your business — but wondered how or if it works for small businesses. My friend and Idaho Gift Wholesale vendor partner, Rebecca McLenna, Vintage Candles Unwined, created her own KickStarter project. She…

Personal Update

You probably noticed that I missed my usual posting day yesterday.  Schedules are good for me, so I rarely miss one, but this last week has been very different!  I am having trouble concentrating on Selling Wholesale — so rather…

Dealing with Customer Complaints

Dealing with customer complaints with both retail and wholesale customers is a skill that is easily learned.  Personally, I learned good customer service over the years from my experience in working with customers in many different scenarios:  retail store management,…

Update on my 3DCart Website

As you probably remember from my earlier posts, I am in the process of migrating my product based websites to 3DCart.  With all the extra features on 3DCart, the time and effort was worth it! In November of last year,…

How I Started My Business

Most of my posts have featured many different experts in the wholesale marketing field.  I have enjoyed reading tips and ideas from other folks, and have learn from these authors as well.  But I have never really shared about my…