For most of us, the money we spend on our businesses comes from our own resources, either directly from our pockets, from savings or borrowed from various personal funds such as life insurance policies. Regardless of where the money comes from, it’s important to understand that starting a business involves risk. It’s also important to understand that it usually takes 3-5 years for a business to begin to show a profit. (more…)
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A sale happens when a desirable product is encountered by a buyer who is looking for exactly that product. That sounds simple enough, right? Not necessarily! Although I believe this to be an essential truth about making sales, the actual selling of that product is a complex process comprised of many components. I don’t have the magic solution that will guarantee sales. However, I have had some success selling and (more…)
I recently had conversation with a cousin who is becoming a professional photographer. It didn’t take us long to agree that the way we have both learned a lot about taking good photos is the fact that we first took a lot of really bad ones! In June, Kay of A Crafty Arab, shared some great tips on how we can improve our Zibbet item photographs. This week, I would like to share (more…)
Images are normally created by taking a photograph using a digital camera. Another useful tool for generating item images is a flatbed scanner. Although not suitable for all items, a scanner is a great tool for capturing images of a variety of small and somewhat flat items. Showing the details of fabrics, knitted and crocheted textures, jewelry, book covers, and greeting cards are just a few examples. Depending on the size and shape of an item, (more…)
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