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Just 5 minutes could lead to the growing success of your consignment, resale, or thrift shop.Consignment, resale, thrift shops can take 5 to build their business

Here’s 6 suggestions to get you started:

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“I can’t think of anything to say on social media.”
“I can’t blog… what would I talk about?”
“Whatever would I put in an email that they’d read?”

What can I say in social media about my consignment shop?

If that’s your worry, worry no more! Here’s the List of All Lists: A treasury of ideas for Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, emails, blog posts, even speaker’s topics and presentations!

You know that just saying buymebuymebuyme isn’t enough to help your business thrive, to help people love to shop with you…  you know you need to be SOCIAL… you know you need to entertain, educate, elucidate, motivate…but sometimes, it’s hard to come up with something that really adds value to following your business. So these lists are just some Auntie Kate has found for you:

Now, not all of these hundreds of ideas will apply to our unique resale, consignment, and thrift industry. But I’m guessing you can copy-and-paste enough inspiration to never again have to say

“What’ll I TALK about?”

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Who’d have thought there was so much to think about in seven square inches?

Your business card can be the perfect introduction to your business…

or it can be a boring old boiler-plate piece of cardboard. And the funny thing is: boring or brilliant, 

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We all know the 3 R’s of education. But I ‘d like to coin

the 4 D’s of Resale Shopkeeping.

Desire, Determination, Diligence, Dollars

Of course Desire, Determination, Diligence, Dollars applies to (more…)

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This week, some tips about getting ready for NARTS Conference 2019. If you can’t make it to Conference, this week’s blog posts will still be useful in your everyday business life, so stay tuned!

Okay, you’re psyched to go to Conference, to meet new people with fabulous ideas and to share with strangers YOUR fabulous ideas. But still, it can be nerve-wracking walking into a room where you don’t know everyone.

Thank goodness for clothes.

What to wear to Conference? Some tips from TGtbT.com

It’s always good to wear what you feel comfortable in and one that feels like you, not some version (vision?) of yourself you THINK you should be. That’sthe key to an outfit that works for you at any time, but even more so if putting yourself beyond your social comfort zone feels you with dread. Here’s some tips inspired by a blog I love.

1. Plan out what you’re going to wear, matched to what the conference schedule looks like, its location and the time of year.

2. Comfort is key. There is a lot of (more…)

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This week, some tips about getting ready for NARTS Conference 2019. If you can’t make it to Conference, this week’s blog posts will still be useful in your everyday business life, so stay tuned!

Get the most out of any business meeting with these 5 steps from Too Good to be Threw

Talk to people at Conference, says TGtbT.com

1. Talk to people!
Now is NOT the time to be shy. Walk up, introduce yourself, hand out your card. Bring more cards than you can imagine you’ll need.
Whatever you do, do NOT stick with him what brung ya. If there’s more than one of you from your shop, split up. You’ll get twice the helpful info that way.

2. Get serious
Sure, every conversation starts in generalities. But a meeting is not the time for chitchat. Ask a question: What type…

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Thursday@6: Be there!

Every year we have a TGtbT get-together before the “official” NARTS event, at 6 in the hotel’s lobby bar. Join us at this completely-casual, drop in and order yourself a drink and introduce yourself event! At 8, we’ll go together to the NARTS Getting to Know You reception, and make even more new friends!

(Afraid you won’t know anyone? Click to see a picture of me. There. Now you have a friend in the bar, Thursday, 6PM. See how easy?)

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This week, some tips about getting ready for NARTS Conference 2019. If you can’t make it to Conference, this week’s blog posts will still be useful in your everyday business life, so stay tuned!

As you pack for Conference, take a moment to imagine yourself on the way home! Here are some tips to make your trip home as easy as the trip to Conference:Conference packing from Kate Holmes of TGtbT.com

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