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Reblog - a brief guide to selling jewellery online

It's jewellery business week at the London Jewellery School and I have written a few blog posts for them. This is a reblog of one, the original can be found here They are running a discount on their business courses this week, 20% off bookings made by 28th February (bookings can be made on any available course for the whole of 2015). For the discount email or phone

One of my absolute favourite things is to wake up and find I’ve made a sale in my sleep! It is so satisfying. The options for selling your work, however, can be a bit daunting so here is a brief guide to selling jewellery online.
Firstly, you need to decide on your approach.
I’m just starting out If you want to test the waters and see how your jewellery sells I would recommend starting out selling through a website like etsy, folksy, misi, dawanda These sites have differing costs and take a percentage of your sales so you will need to research which is best for you.
Pros Cons Cheapest option. Doesn’t cost much to list a few it…

20% off jewellery business classes at the London Jewellery School

Fancy spending some dedicated time working on and building your jewellery business? The London Jewellery School is currently running business week (22nd to the 28th February 2015), a week of blog posts and social media all things business related. AND they are currently offering 20% off their jewellery business classes booked by 28th February (you can book for any available date for the whole of 2015). 
This includes short taster classes (6.30-9pm) one day and six day classes. 

I am teaching the following classes
Jewellery business bootcamp- I am teaching on three of the six days of this intensive course
Building a website for your jewellery business
Social media for your jewellery business
Getting your business seen on Google
Creating your own jewellery blog
PR for your jewellery business

If you are outside of London, why not use this as an excuse to visit! On the las six day business course we had students travel from United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia to attend the course. And remember, …

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Five ways to streamline your jewellery business

It is Business Week at the London Jewellery School and I have written a few blog posts. Here is a reblog of one.
Running your own jewellery business is rewarding but you often have to be a jack of all trades. Here is some advice from tutor and jewellery business owner Anna Campbell on how to streamline your efforts

Schedule your time so you focus on one thing a day This advice comes from business writer Robin Sharma and helped transform the way that I run my business. Firstly, spend some time planning your week in advance. I tend to do this on a Sunday. Use a diary or calendar to fill in everything you have to do during the week. For example, as a tutor I will sometimes have classes I need to teach so I will add them into my weekly planner. Then structure the rest of your week so you try to focus on one thing per day. For example, one day for making new stock designing new ranges working on your social media packing and going to the post office (if you guarantee delivery within 5 working day…

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Freebee - our first giveaway!

To launch our new website we're running a freebee giveaway on twitter and facebook. To be in with a chance to win a free silver bee necklace either

Follow us on twitter and retweet one of the freebee tweets
or
Follow us on facebook and share the freebee post

The prize includes international shipping. Good luck!

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