Wednesday, August 20, 2008

New to Etsy today...and Marketing Tips!

I learned a new weave that I absolutely love! It is called Tucuman Braid. This weave originated in Argentina and was used to make horse reins. The clasp is usually the focus of this particular bracelet but I spiced it up with some freshwater pearls and peridot beads (thanks AnnaLee!). I really enjoyed making this piece and am planning on my next to be silver with some yummy ruby beads… GaHooleTreeSupplies .

Marketing tip:

Contact small local area businesses such as hair \ nail salons, boutiques, banks etc. See if you can set up a table for a week or two where you can display catalogs, fliers, coupons and your business card. Keep a basket on the table for any customer orders which you can follow up on after you return back to pick up your display. Offer the store owner or manager a free gift for allowing you to do this.


ChezChani said...

Lovely work!

willow said...

Diane: I love that you post marketing tips on every blog entry. Very cool! I love your birthstone necklaces. wow! Its been years since I've worn anything but my brass,'m thinking of changing that LOL

Anonymous said...

Thanks for those extra tips in each post! Capturing these ideas is wonderful---you have lots to offer all of us.

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