17 Years in Jewelry Software Business

Bejeweled Software Company Celebrating 17 Years in Jewelry Software Business! Jewelry Designer Manager was first released in June 2001 just when the internet was taking off. Over the years we faced some major hurdles as Windows and Mac OS X evolved and tablets,...

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How To Price Handmade Jewelry and Crafts

How Do I Price Handmade Jewelry and Crafts? I've heard this question asked a million times.  Most jewelry makers and crafters love designing and creating but have a hard time trying to figure out how to price handmade jewelry and crafts to make a profit. Determining a...

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How to Manage Jewelry Inventory

  Managing inventory can be very tedious and overwhelming for any business owner – especially a jewelry designer.  There are many important reasons to learn how to manage jewelry inventory - both part and finished piece inventory. Track Parts So You Have Enough To...

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When it’s Personal: Taking Jewelry Commissions

Your jewelry making business is such a success that people are now approaching you to take on commissioned work. Maybe your story is different and you do only commissioned work based on some interest in unique pieces you have done for others. Regardless of your story,...

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The Times They are a Changing by Marlene Richey

Marlene Richey has a 35+ year career in the jewelry design business from running a wholesale business, retail gallery and exhibiting in hundreds of craft and trade shows. She has served on numerous boards of directors—Society of North American Goldsmiths, Contemporary...

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How to Identify Target Customers for Jewelry Makers

Many jewelry makers understand their own style. They tune into it when making new designs or fashioning individual items. It is what defines them. Yet, ask those same artisans about their target customers and they might struggle. This is not all that unusual for any...

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What Do You Know about SEO and Your Jewelry Business?

What Do You Know about SEO and Your Jewelry Business? SEO.  It is amazing how few of us know just what that acronym means or does. It means Search Engine Optimization and it is the system that ensures your website or sales pages rate highly in the results pages from...

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Selling Handmade Jewelry at Craft Fairs and Art Shows

  Perhaps you are already selling handmade jewelry at craft fairs and art shows but not enjoying great sales. Maybe you want to expand your reach from your Etsy sales pages or your website's shop and enter the realm of the real world? No matter where you are in terms...

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Jewelry Blogs for Jewelry Making Inspiration

Need some fresh ideas? We’ve compiled 15 of the hottest, hippest design blogs for you to peruse, and gain jewelry design inspiration for your next piece, or whole collection. Jewelry Making Daily features daily posts for the latest jewelry design trends, DIY projects, how-to videos, and free resources to help you take your business to

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Advance your Jewelry Designer Skills with Craftsy!

  We love sharing tips that will help you become a successful jewelry designer and make more sales! Being in the jewelry designer software business for many years I have had the pleasure of meeting many talented and master jewelry designers.  At trade shows such as...

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Protect your Jewelry Business Software

After you have set up your jewelry business software you want to make sure that the data is safe. Viruses, malware, power failure and hard drive problems can occur at any time. We strongly recommend that you back up your computer on a regular basis.  It is also wise...

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Help When You Need It

Jewelry Designer Manager - Inventory Software for Jewelry Designers Business software is a terrific tool, but it can also be frustrating! It's not that the software is unnecessarily complex. The true reason is that business processes are quite naturally complex -...

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Tips for Success in Selling Handmade Jewelry

We know how challenging it can be when you get ready to begin selling handmade jewelry. You go to all of the big websites like Etsy and even Amazon's new "Handmade at Amazon," and you sort of freeze up. After all, how on earth are you going to compete with so many...

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