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PlumCow
South of Denver
The art and business of selling jewelry in a big world.
Interests: Family, travel, business, reading, sports, crafts, social media, social networking, and home improvement.
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After becomming a bit scattered during the summer, it's time to gather myself, get organized and focus on a business goal for fall. Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2010 at Get a Bead On
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Is our approach to art and the creative process affected by our relationships with others? And why am I so Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2010 at Get a Bead On
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Getting people to purchase your product or service from you requires more than simply having the best product at the best price. Sometimes that isn't the point at all. Continue reading
Posted Jun 24, 2010 at Get a Bead On
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Pondering the things that people collect and place value upon. Is it because our ancestors used these items as money, or are we all hoarders at heart? Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2010 at Get a Bead On
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As a jewelry designer, I am at a point where I must decide between making multiples of a popular item or create unique, one of a kind designs instead. Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2010 at Get a Bead On
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Jun 18, 2010
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My best beading buddy Gail and I went to the International Gem & Jewelry Show show here in Denver today. We have been before, we know the suppliers and they see us coming a mile away. I have to be honest though, I wasn't into it today. Just didn't care about the shiny beauties, the strands of lovely colors, the special deals. I felt bad about this. How can I be a jewelry designer and not just go crazy at an event like this? What was wrong with me? Finally I pried Gail out of the show with promises of... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2010 at Get a Bead On
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Over the past few months I have been working with leather and silver. Some trial and error, but for the most part, results are comfortable and supple and easy to wear with any type of outfit. New designs and colors coming right up! Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2010 at Get a Bead On
Just about any blog or article written today on the topic of growing a small business will throw about the benefits of social media marketing, seo or the use of Google Ad Words. I get it, I really do. You really do have to wonder who has the time to do all this busy work, or the money to hire someone to do it for you. I wonder if it all really matters. 2010 was a year where I made the deliberate decision to take a pass on entering into craft shows or jewelry shows. I was hesitant to spend... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2010 at Get a Bead On
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Mar 15, 2010
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The design and decor of your art show booth space should reflect your art and your creativity. Why is it so often overlooked? Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2009 at Get a Bead On