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Posted in Shopkeeping talk |
Fire up your color printer! I’m thinking some inspirational photos in sign holders around the shop might nudge a few sales hither and yon…. like:
Showing folks how
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Posted in Not-for-Profit Resale, Shopkeeping talk | Tagged merchandising, perceived value, resale shopkeeping, small business | Leave a Comment »
I’ve been trying to keep an open mind. I’ve been trying to rise above it. Heck, I’ve even tried minding my own business!
But the almost-industry-wide practice of charging Continue Reading »
Posted in I've been meaning to tell you, Shopkeeping talk | Tagged customers, merchandising, resale shopkeeping | 3 Comments »
Wouldn’t it be wonderful to have a stash of shop photos to use on your site, in ads, on social media… a stash that shows all the ways your customers see your consignment, resale or thrift shop….
with only a little work on your part?
How about Continue Reading »
Posted in Really good ideas, Shopkeeping talk | Tagged advertising, blogging, promotions, resale shopkeeping, web | 4 Comments »
Here’s Debi! She’s an expert on finding her on-camera personality, I think you’ll agree. Plus she shares some really good Continue Reading »
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I’ve collected up quite a few (liar. A whole closet-full.) PDFs from around the web that you might find useful in building, growing, and polishing your shop. Take a moment and bookmark this post in your “Shop Success” file (you do have one of those, right?) because they’re not easy to find, and because, even if you don’t need them today, you will, someday.
A fill-in-the-blanks employee review from The Retail Doc (as discussed on the NARTS group recently)
Extraordinary Customer Service, a must for your staffers’ reference folders, from Rick Segel
Some deeper reading:
An Introduction to Business Blogging
How to Grow your Business Blog
And even a quiz to take:
Should I Fire This Person?
Posted in I've been meaning to tell you, Shopkeeping talk | Tagged blogging, employees, resale shopkeeping, small business, success | 3 Comments »
I’m sure you’ve all had the experience of seeing yourself, your home… or your store… in pictures and thinking
OMG does it REALLY look that bad?
There’s something about our vision that edits Continue Reading »
Posted in 5- Minute Fixes, I've been meaning to tell you, Shopkeeping talk | Tagged merchandising, resale shopkeeping, small business | 6 Comments »