When I shared my top tip to increase sales and traffic immediately with a client, she acted as if I had told her a 4 letter word 😳. I assure you I didn’t. But her reaction is not uncommon! I’m sharing our conversation so that you can see why it’s a flawed perspective. I’m sharing it because it wasn’t the … Read More
Retail Tip: Go Big or Go Home!
Here’s a retail tip for you: GO BIG or GO HOME! It’s my retail mantra! Actually it’s my life mantra too. Usually associated with NCAA basketball time and March Madness, it also accurately describes entrepreneurial life… All these teams get ONE shot. If they lose – they go home. If they go big, they advance. For you, to advance means … Read More
Improve Your Sales – With Emails
Yes you CAN improve your sales with your emails! Email marketing remains the BEST way to market to your customers. Why?
Why are My Sales so Slow?
“Why are my sales so slow? We should be busier than this!” you think to yourself after checking your daily sales total for the third time in the last hour, even though you know it hasn’t changed. Your store is full of beautiful inventory that you have spent so much time carefully choosing and editing for your customers, so where … Read More
Avoid This Checkout Mistake – Markdowns vs. Discounts
You can avoid this checkout mistake! I’m talking about the definition of markdowns vs discounts. To your customer, there really is no difference between a markdown and a discount – they both mean a reduced price. But for a Revolutionary Retailer like you, there is a subtle, but important difference, and if you don’t know it – you might be … Read More
GO BIG or GO HOME
It is NCAA basketball time. I LOVE IT! It is March Madness. All these teams get one shot. If they lose – they go home. If they go big, they advance. For you, to advance means to increase your profits, right? So how do you go big? In order to go big, let’s start by going small. Let’s look at … Read More
The ONE Thing You Must Do With EVERY Email You Send Out
This is the ONE THING YOU MUST DO with every email you send out. You MUST send them out WEEKLY. Every week. At the same time. The best time is on Thursday mornings. You forget how much your raving fans love you and want to hear from you. Let me share an email that I just got from a client … Read More
3 Must Do Things for 4Q Marketing to Drive Your Raving Fans to Your Store!
It is HERE! We are in the midst of the 4th quarter and the end of the year will be here in just about 7 weeks. The great news is that there is still enough time to pump up your sales before then. Let’s talk about your marketing and advertising from now until them. There are 3 things you need … Read More
Ads for Indies – Attract Your Next Raving Fan
One of the most common questions our clients have is about how best to market their stores. Not just to have pretty ads and social media followers, but to get folks to come into their stores and fall in love! It’s so different for indies than it is for almost any other type of business. We asked a recent client … Read More
Your Count will be OFF!
It is that time of year…..no, I’m not talking about the holidays! If you are in retail, you know that ringing in the New Year also means it is physical inventory time. The number one thing to do before inventory starts is to talk to your staff about how important it is to get an accurate number. Explain to them … Read More
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