Posts Tagged ‘holidays’

Wow, did you click on today’s post simply BECAUSE of the title? Hmm, lesson learned?

Yup, December 26. In the spirit of naming days in regard to their seasonal consumerism (Black Friday?  Cyber Monday?), December 26 should be The Day of Disappointment.

Some gifts just NEED to be recycled, and that's where TGtbT.com can help

However wonderful your December 25 might have been (hopefully, was!) with family and friends, fellowship and good cheer, wonderful food and drink…. if you didn’t receive what you really wanted chances are, on December 26, you’ll be out seeking that which

you really wanted.

Which is where you, 


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So this is Christmas. Almost. Five things to round out your season with a BANG:


Consignment & resale shop Christmas tipsWhat strikes fear into the heart of every Christmas gifter this week? Stocking stuffers! What do you have loads of? Stocking stuffers! Here’s how to match ’em up quickly.



Consignment & resale shop Christmas tips

Small-town girl? (more…)

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I recently opened a broadcast email from a consignment shop owner which offered a deal. She wrote:

“buy a $100.00 Gift Card for $90.00!”

Now, think about this. A holiday gift-giver has decided that she’ll purchase a $100 gift certificate for her mother, daughter, employee or friend. You tell her she can have it, and KEEP $10.

As opposed to an offer like

“buy a $100.00 Gift Card & we’ll give you $10.00 in MyStore Bucks for yourself!”

Now what’s the difference in these two offers?



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Here’s an email subject line that caught my eye today:

“Gorgeous Gifts and Goodies Under $350!”

Now, wouldn’t that be a great opportunity for YOU to (more…)

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When do you all stop taking Christmas décor in?

Joyful no more, holiday merchandise on December 26. 

Holiday-specific consignment goods for sure have a drop-dead date… and it’s for sure, the day AFTER whatever holiday. So should you stop taking Christmas-related items in… on December 1? December 5?  October 25 (if your consignment period is 60 days) or September 25, if it’s 90 days?

After all, the MOST (more…)

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The absolute best way to get your followers, fans, readers, customers to think of your shop

Checking her list? Help her check it OFF!is to figure out what they’re thinking now, and how your business can solve that need/ want/ wish. And December, full of events, gift-giving, family doings, is perfect for this! So let’s think about what they’re thinking about, and how we might (more…)

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If you’ve run out of ideas about telling your customers how wonderful resale is for the holidays, here’s 50 angles you could use:

50 Days & 50 Ways to Have a Merry Recycled Holiday

Keep the LIGHT in Christmas by celbrating the resale way | TGtbT.comIt’s a blog written directly for the public, with all the ways to use resale shopping to have an eco-friendly celebration. This link takes you to the start page of the blog, and from there you can explore:

Day-by-day: Use the calendar to click on each day… there’s one post per day.

By topic: there’s 5 categories to choose from just below that calendar.

Check it out,  and feel free to link to any of the 50 resale-centric, consumer-angled posts there!

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