I snapped this pic of the side window at Trader Joe’s. The only people who’d see this are those parked on that side of the building, like me.
But that doesn’t mean (more…)
And the perfect month for giving your customers an additional reason to get out of the house and into your consignment or resale shop. Not to mention some word-of-mouth (oatmeal, get it? Word of mouth? Ha. I’m so funny.)
You could (more…)
In fact, it’s SO okay by me, that i have a gift suggestion list just for professional resalers. I think any… or all… of these gifts will make for a much happier and more effective shop, so go ahead, stuff Santa’s sack! (more…)
Posted in 5- Minute Fixes, Not-for-Profit Resale, Really good ideas, Shopkeeping talk, tagged advertising, Facebook, mailing list, promotions, resale shopkeeping, small business on August 15, 2016| Leave a Comment »
One of my favorite bumper stickers is “If you can read this, thank a teacher.” So true! And most of us don’t get the opportunity to thank teachers nearly enough.
Well, enough of that. Here’s a quick, easy, and heart-warming way to extend a helping hand to all those hard-working folks, and to show them that shopping resale adds up!
Creating a graphic like this (I used picmonkey.com), to use on your web site, blog, social media channels, and to print as in-store signs, posters, and window messages, takes only a few minutes. (Naturally, you’ll add your shop logo and info to your creation.)
Add in some time to go buy a gift certificate to your local school supply shop (who might even give you a sizable discount in exchange for a sponsorship!) , and you have an almost-instant news-worthy event.
For more tips and specific ways to make your promotion continue to earn your business fame and fortune beyond the event, read your copy of Resale’s BEST Promotions from the Too Good to be Threw Products for the Professional Resaler.