Social Media and the Artisan: Blogs (Why)

January 10, 2011

In this “real time” world of Twitter and Facebook there have been several people who have fostered the opinion that – blogs are dead!They couldn’t be more wrong! Especially for the Artisan!A “blog” according to Wikipedia is:A blog (a ble…

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Yahoo Groups…Part Two

January 7, 2011

So did anyone join a Yahoo Group over the holidays?What do you think?What I like most about this form of Social – is that it is a niche type of social.  In other words you are talking with people who do what you do and learning from each others mi…

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Yahoo Groups…Part Two

January 7, 2011

So did anyone join a Yahoo Group over the holidays?What do you think?What I like most about this form of Social – is that it is a niche type of social.  In other words you are talking with people who do what you do and learning from each others mi…

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Yahoo Groups…Social?

December 21, 2010

When talking to people I find it interesting to see where they have come from and their journey to selling their goods.An astounding number of those people tell me they started beading, metal work, lapidary as a hobby and in an effort to improve sought…

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Yahoo Groups…Social?

December 21, 2010

When talking to people I find it interesting to see where they have come from and their journey to selling their goods.An astounding number of those people tell me they started beading, metal work, lapidary as a hobby and in an effort to improve sought…

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Social Media and the Artisan

December 16, 2010

Whether you make jewelry, cut stones or sell minerals Social Media is currently the hottest and most affordable option to get your product in front of new faces.With over 500 million users on Facebook and Twitter reporting 175 million registered users,…

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Social Media and the Artisan

December 16, 2010

Whether you make jewelry, cut stones or sell minerals Social Media is currently the hottest and most affordable option to get your product in front of new faces.With over 500 million users on Facebook and Twitter reporting 175 million registered users,…

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Google Alerts from Matthew Perosi of JWAG

October 19, 2010

One of the most important topics that I cover in my Social Media Workshops is how to set up Google Alerts and why it is so key!As a blogger in the Industry it amazes me how many designers are never aware of blog posts about them or their company. In t…

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Google Alerts from Matthew Perosi of JWAG

October 19, 2010

One of the most important topics that I cover in my Social Media Workshops is how to set up Google Alerts and why it is so key!As a blogger in the Industry it amazes me how many designers are never aware of blog posts about them or their company. In t…

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Taking the next step…Are You Ready?

September 28, 2010

We all talk about taking our Jewelry Design business to the next level, but how many of us have sat down and put a plan on paper?What would you do if a buyer for a large department store saw a piece of your jewelry and wanted 10 pieces for each of thei…

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