You shouldn't be winging your social media. I feel like most shopkeepers are so busy wearing 100 other hats that they tend to look at social media like a robotic process. Just post something, because I need to, and I'll be fine. But, there's much more to social media than posting. There should … [Read more...] about Why a Social Media Roadmap is Important
As an entrepreneur who teaches and talks about time management, I have to practice what I preach. I often tell other business owners that in order to grow a business, hiring is key. I started Savvy Shopkeeper as a passion project and quickly found out that it had the potential to be more. But, … [Read more...] about Meet The Savvy Shopkeeper Team!
Everyone loves a good discount...especially a discount on WHOLESALE prices! I recently announced that I was given an opportunity to be a business blogger for Darice, a wholesale arts and crafts supplies company. (Click here to read that announcement!) Similar to my own blog, I write articles … [Read more...] about Get 20% off Your First Purchase with Darice!
I wrote my first blog post for Savvy Shopkeeper 2 years ago. I can't believe it! My journey started very slowly. At the time, I was juggling a small family, a demanding full-time job, and running the store I co-own with my sister (I exhaust myself just typing this out). Even with all of that in … [Read more...] about Savvy Shopkeeper’s Most Popular Blog Posts Ever
Spring is around the corner and it's almost Market season! My sister and I now participate in only one outdoor Market event each year, but we've participated in several over the past few years. We've learned a lot along the way. Inventory might consume your mind, but you need to think … [Read more...] about 10 Recommended Items for Your Booth at a Market Event
The topic of pricing comes up often with retail store owners. Whether you own a brick and mortar store or an online shop, if you're buying wholesale and reselling the goods in your shop, pricing is an important aspect of your business. I often find that shop owners think that pricing is a … [Read more...] about How to Price Products in a Retail Store