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Another Weekend Warrior Idea.

This weekend, why not increase the value of your shop’s merchandise photos with a little craftiness?

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Okay, this weekend, it’s time to

relax computer-side.

Here’s a list that’ll have your mouse clicking all weekend:

Stalk Exchange: the NY Times list of Twitter addresses for women’s fashion designers, sellers, models. And some blogs, too, to check out.

If anyone knows of a similar list that would cover childresnwear, mean’s fashion, home goods, please tell us in the comments!

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The Consignment Warrior needs some stretching this weekend!

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This weekend’s Warrior assignment is to s-t-r-e-t-c-h your thinking about how to draw people into your shop…

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people who might otherwise never ever enter a store full of used stuff.

Since it’s BTS time (yes it is I don’t care what you say!) here’s an idea to get your little grey cells working. College-student tweet-worthy.

And some Riffs on Recycling I gathered: would these attract previously-unmotivated people into your shop? Or maybe some previously-passed by New Year’s Resolutions might now fill the bill of filling your shop with thrilled new folk?

How could your store, with its unique merchandise, its specific location, and the target audience you would like to attract, draw brand-new faces in your doors?

And then, how will you convert these folks into buyers, fans, friends, and advocates for your business?

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Consignment and resale shopkeepers: always on the job

It's a pleasure to do my Weekend Warrior assignments. (See, you read this caption first, didn't you?)

See last weekend’s Warrior suggestion.

What’s a weekend to a retailer? It’s time to work on your business, even if you may not be working in it. Your weekend projects could be more valuable to your shop than you realize.

This weekend, let’s work on captions…

those captivating, compelling communication devices that are so easily overlooked. Fortunately, they are easy to go back and add, which is your weekend warrior assignment, should you choose to accept it.

Why bother with captions? After the headline or subject line,

or a subhead like this,

the most read area (more…)

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Consignment and resale shopkeepers: always on the jobAh, the weekends. Yeh, right.

What’s a weekend to a retailer? Maybe a few extra hours, but it’s still

time to work on your business, even if you may not be working in it.

In fact, your weekend projects could be more valuable to the health of your shop than you realize.

Just in case you have (more…)

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