Trade Show Checklist

Decide which show to do. Walking a prospective show first is always recommended to ensure your brand will fit with the show. Apply to...

Why Cold Calling Doesn't Work

Each month I make myself available to new designers to do discovery sessions and we go over where they are in their business and what is...

Uplevel Your Business

In wanting to grow my business (my handbag company and consulting company) I have relied on consultants to help guide me. Although, I...

Slow Sales? Resurrect a Dead Style

All brands go through times where their revenue dips. Perhaps you invested in doing a big trade show or you made a big purchase with...

Business or Hobby

I give a handful of complimentary discovery sessions each month and sometimes I end up talking to designers who have a hobby and they...

Production Delays

This is a topic I hate to talk about. Delays. We all have them especially when we are working on a new line. Or if you are working with...

Handling Rejection from Store Buyers

This is a topic that I am sure all of us are familiar with. All of us have endured rejection with our lines and I know after some...