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Yup, that’s Hashtag the Heck Out of It with a pound sign.

TGtbT suggests you hastag the heck out of every day!Why not make your followers want to search you out on social media #everysingleday with a themed hashtag to go with each day of the week? Highlight one piece of merchandise, one outfit, one room setup.

Like:

#markdownmonday: Choose one, preferably ultra-popular, (more…)

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Websites. Ugh.No heavy lifting involved with these tips from TGtbT.blog

Is that your reaction? I’m betting it’s because of

  • The expense, time, and communications problems with your website expert.
  • The amateur look of so many of those “instant website” programs.
  • The difficulties of constantly getting your webmaster to update stuff.

Guess what? There’s a simple solution with no heavy lifting involved. You can do it, and keep it updated, yourself. If you can construct a display window, you can display your business in your space, for your benefit, without following Facebook or Instagram or anyone else’s “rules.”

Example: (more…)

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Too Good to be Threw's suggestions for resale shopsGive them a chance to make up their minds.

If you’re doing a Facebook Live or even a non-live video selling goods, why simply hold something up for 10 seconds then toss it out of view? Does that make sense? Would you do that in person? Insist they make an instant decision on buy/pass?

Is there a way, instead, that you can (more…)

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Cabin fever is real…

and requires immediate attention!

Your shoppers and suppliers are as sick of the weather as you and your bank account are. They want to (more…)

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Does Facebook video tempt you, but you’ve never done it, you’re “not a public speaker”, or you’re

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Gathering up your consignment shop figures: PayPalIf you, like me, are starting to collect up all those facts and figures for your tax filing, here’s a simple way to get the annual totals of the amounts you collected, refunds you sent, and payment fees from your interactions with PayPal.

Bookmark this! It’s IMPOSSIBLE to find on PP (could it be they’re afraid you’ll freak?) and it’s

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Still think Facebook and Google are the end-all and be-all?

What social media gets

Learn more about using Pinterest to build traffic to your shop web site (and dollars to your bottom line in your consignment, resale or thrift shop) on my Pinterest board and the posts about Pinterest here on Auntie Kate’s blog!

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