Ep. 209 Too Many Tabs Open On Your Laptop? Five Tips for Web Browser Efficiency

Ep. 209 Too Many Tabs Open On Your Laptop? Five Tips for Web Browser Efficiency

Our laptops are not only an extension of our physical workspace, but often an extension of our minds. Digital clutter in the form of tons of too many tabs and multiple windows can bog us down. But there are ways to increase your web browser efficiency—and just as with other key systems for independent retailers,…

Ep. 207 2024 Savvy Shopkeeper Survey + Tips for Receiving Surveying Responses From YOUR Customers

Ep. 207 2024 Savvy Shopkeeper Survey + Tips for Receiving Surveying Responses From YOUR Customers

Asking your customers for feedback can be scary—trust me, I know! Most years, I ask my customers and community to complete the Savvy Shopkeeper survey.  While getting feedback directly from the people I serve can be nerve-wracking, it’s an overwhelmingly positive experience.  Read on to learn how you can fill out this year’s Savvy Shopkeeper…

Ep. 204 Embracing Community: The Power of Choosing Local Bookshops Over Big Box and Online Retailers

Ep. 204 Embracing Community: The Power of Choosing Local Bookshops Over Big Box and Online Retailers

Supporting the shop local and shop small movements has always been a core value of mine. One way I was failing at that, however, was with my book-buying habits. Instead of supporting local bookshops, I often bought books with 1-click checkout at Amazon.  Thankfully, I’ve discovered a new way to buy books online that also…