Category Archives: Getting to know Becky

Book Review: Atomic Habits by James Clear

After discovering James Clear’s online newsletter 6 months ago, I was already convinced that I would enjoy his then pending book, Atomic Habits. His writing focuses on how we can live better lives through creating better habits and making better decisions. I combine ideas from a wide range of disciplines including biology, neuroscience, psychology, philosophy, […]

Nunn Design Featured on the Design*Sponge Blog!

This week, Nunn Design has been featured on the Design*Sponge Blog, your home for all things design. Many of you may not be a stranger to Grace Bonney’s Design*Sponge Blog, for we have featured and linked several of her essays over the years. Visit the article here: All the Little Pieces: Becky Nunn Talks Creativity […]

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 […]

Isabella Heads to Girl Scouts with Jewelry Pins to Swap

Last week was busy around the Nunn Household. Both girls were getting ready for Girl Scout Camp! This was the first year that my youngest daughter, Isabella, brought pins for swaps with other girl scouts. Swaps are small tokens of friendship to exchange with other girls. Swaps stands for “Special Whatchamacallits Affectionately Pinned Somewhere.” Before […]

Tips on Creativity by Ira Glass of This American Life

It is really challenging to not compare oneself to others. In so many ways our culture feeds from it. Are we pretty enough, wealthy enough, skinny enough or talented enough? I enjoyed hearing and reading what Ira Glass, the executive producer of the popular National Public Radio show This American Life, said about his long struggle […]

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 […]

Book Review-Hit Makers: The Science of Popularity in an Age of Distraction by Derek Thompson

With a paragraph like this on the Penguin Random House Review, you can tell why Hit Makers ended up on my reading list last year and is also a National Bestseller: “Every business, every artist, every person looking to promote themselves and their work wants to know what makes some works so successful while others disappear. Hit Makers is a […]

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