Category Archives: Becky’s Business Tips

Design Sponge’s 4 Part Series on Starting a Business

I have enjoyed reading Grace Bonney’s essays and blog for years on Design Sponge. Recently I came across a four part series Grace did in partnership with Weebly that I think you would be interested in. Grace breaks down the series of posts about Launching Your Online Business into 4 parts. Part 1: Finding Inspiration […]

My Experience of Pricing Something Too Low! It’s About Perception!

A common question that I am asked here at Nunn Design is, “How do I price my jewelry?” There are standard formulas to explain the process, but sometimes even following the formula can leave one scratching their heads wondering, “what the heck?” I, too, have experienced challenges and even once improvised to increase my pricing […]

How to Attract & Sell to Your Core Customer

Recently, I posted an image and question on Instagram & Facebook that received a lot of attention and comments. I soon realized that I wasn’t asking the right question. I should have been asking the question, “Which jewelry display would attract your core customer?” In order to attract the maximum amount of people into your […]

Learn About the Nunn Design Product Development Process of Exploration, Elimination and Execution.

Developing products that sell takes a discipline of moving through the 3 stages of product development: Exploration, Elimination and Execution. If you feel discouraged because what you created didn’t “work”, it might be due to one of these 3 stages needing a little more product development tweaking. Over this past week I have posted a 3-part […]

Part 3-Execution: 3 Stages of Product Development; Explore. Eliminate. Execute. (Business Tips!)

Developing products that sell takes a discipline of moving through the 3 stages of product development: Exploration, Elimination and Execution. Taking shortcuts during any of these stages will be reflected in your sales results. If you haven’t yet had a chance, you might be interested in taking some time to read the two blog posts […]

Part 2 – Elimination: 3 Stages of Product Development; Explore. Eliminate. Execute. (Business Tips!)

Developing products that sell takes a discipline of moving through the 3 stages of product development: Exploration, Elimination and Execution. If you feel discouraged because what you created didn’t “work,” it might be due to one of these 3 stages needing a little more product development tweaking. In this blog post, I’ll be focusing on […]

Part 1 – Exploration: 3 Stages of Product Development; Explore. Eliminate. Execute. (Business Tips!)

I always feel a wee bit uncomfortable writing posts like this. My experience comes from 25 years of developing products for the stationery, gift, scrapbooking and jewelry industries. I am by no means an expert, although I have been successful with the businesses that I have owned – NOT all the products I have developed […]

Finding Ways to Say Yes to Your Customers! It is All About Problem Solving.

Have you ever responded to a customer’s request at a craft fair or through an email exchange with “no, I’m sorry, we don’t offer anything like that.” I am sure you have. We all have. We can’t be everything to all people. There just isn’t enough time in the day, enough money to produce everything […]

Cold Call Emails Can Be Annoying. Read An Example of a Cold Call Email That Worked!

A couple of weeks ago I did a blog post titled, “We Are All in Sales. Let’s Do It Well!” In the blog post I addressed a cold call email I received that didn’t work well for me and I explained why. This blog post discloses a cold call email that I received that DID […]

10 Things I Learned About Etsy Part 1!

After six weeks, the team at Nunn Design managed to launch Becky Nunn Design on Etsy. It was a long haul and many hours of research to launch…but the experience was good. Do I think it was worth it? There were many times during this process that I was in awe over people who make […]

Selling on Etsy? 10 Great Resources!

After years of creating jewelry for the Nunn Design gallery, making samples for magazine articles and creating jewelry to develop new techniques and tutorials, I have accumulated bags and bags of jewelry that are now stacked up in my office and in storage under my bed. It is time for me to find an outlet […]

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