Tips for Selling Jewelry

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How To Make Jewelry: A Guide to Getting Started

  How to Make Jewelry: A Guide to Getting Started   If you have been dabbling with making jewelry and are ready to get serious about your hobby and maybe even turn it into a business, there are some basic steps you will need to take to get started. This guide on how...

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Tips for Selling Jewelry on Etsy

  In 2005, Etsy was launched as a unique eCommerce platform where people could sell everything from vintage items to handmade crafts. Since then, the site has grown exponentially and is now a publicly traded company with millions of sellers. In the early days, it was...

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Jewelry Designer Tara Hutchinson

  Things are made beautiful when they’re put through fire: Tara Hutchinson's story is proof of that. Learn how Tara's love for making jewelry helps her to cope with her traumatic injuries and run a successful jewelry business.   Tara certainly didn’t set out to be a...

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Tips for Photographing Your Jewelry

  No matter how talented you are at making stunning jewelry, poor presentation can keep your business stalled. When competition is fierce and all it takes is a click for potential customers to move onto another page, making a good first impression is everything. With...

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Jewelry Designer Manager and Shopify

Jewelry Designer Manager integrates with Shopify making it easier than ever to sell jewelry online. What is Shopify? Shopify is an ecommerce platform with tons of features to help you launch and manage your online store.  It doesn’t require any coding or technical...

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How to Start A Jewelry Business – Part 1

  If you are ready to take your jewelry making hobby and turn it into a profitable jewelry business, there are some initial steps that you will want to take to ensure success.  Establishing a solid foundation can help you stay on track and meet performance goals...

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Featured Jewelry Designer – Laurie Wetterschneider

  I am so proud to spotlight Laurie Wetterschneider as a featured jewelry designer.  Laurie has been a customer since 2003!  Her valuable feedback and suggestions helped us make many changes to Jewelry Designer Manager.  It has been wonderful to watch her jewelry...

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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 to design and create but have a hard time trying to figure out how to price handmade jewelry and crafts and make a profit.   Selling...

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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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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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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 have faced some major hurdles as Windows and Mac OS X evolved and tablets,...

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Jewelry Schools

Take you passion for making jewelry to the next level by taking a class. The nation’s best jewelry schools are located throughout the country and offer programs of varying lengths and costs. We’ve compiled a list of some of the best.

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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  Rio Grande's annual...

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Publish or Perish: Keys to Marketing Jewelry Effectively

Publish or Perish: Keys to Marketing Jewelry Effectively In the world of academia you hear that phrase we used in the title - publish or perish - a lot. That is because academics are required to stand apart, demonstrate a high degree of knowledge on their niche, and...

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When it’s Personal: Taking Jewelry Commissions

  Tips for Selling Jewelry on Commission   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...

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How to Identify Target Customers for Jewelry Makers

  Are you a jewelry maker who would be unable to clearly define their own target audience or buyer? If so, we have a bit of advice to help you with this important part of operating a successful business. Many jewelry makers understand their own style. They tune into...

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Google and Your Jewelry Business

  Are you a jewelry maker who is using online resources to make sales and build an audience to grow your jewelry business? If so, you probably have a website of your own, pages at sites such as Etsy and others, and maybe a bunch of social media sites to attract an...

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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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