How to Wholesale – an Introvert’s Guide

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How to Wholesale - an Introvert's Guide

Do you want to wholesale your products – but the thought of cold calling put you in a cold sweat? “Cold calling” is picking up the phone and calling people you don’t know with the view to selling them something. I’m not sure about you, but when I first started my business the thought of […] Read more…

How to Price Your Products for Profitable Wholesale

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How to price your products for profitable wholesale

“How to price your products” is a question I get asked all the time, particularly when it comes to wholesale. Actually, I get asked this question in regards to retail a lot too. For those of you productpreneurs who are designing and manufacturing your own product invention, pricing can be a particularly troublesome beast! So […] Read more…

6 ways to increase your wholesale sales right now

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6 ways to increase your wholesale sales right now

As a wholesaler, you make money when your retail stockists buy your products. But, to increase wholesale sales in your business, you can’t sit back and twiddle your thumbs. You need to be proactive.  Time and time again, I hear brand owners and distributors complain that they don’t know how to get new wholesale stockists. AND […] Read more…

How to overcome eCommerce roadblocks to success

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Overcome roadblocks when selling products online

What to do when customers want to try things on before buying… Sometimes it’s hard for customers to buy online. Not because of the website itself, but because the product is difficult to choose without seeing it or trying it on. You may find this if you sell items like clothes, underwear, swimwear, shoes, make-up, […] Read more…

How to manage cash flow when growing your business

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How to manage cash flow when growing your business

Cash Is King. Anyone who has been in business for more than 5 minutes would know the importance of cash (and positive cash flow)! Product businesses have it tougher than service businesses in this regard. We need to outlay A LOT of cash in order to have something to sell. I recently surveyed my audience […] Read more…

How to write a simple business plan

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How to plan for your best year yet

& make the next 12 months your best year yet! I love planning for the year ahead. I mean, I REALLY love it. But, when I first started out in business, I was more of a ‘fly by the seat of my pants’ kinda operator. And in a short survey I recently conducted, I learned […] Read more…