How to Sell Jewelry
A Guide to Marketing and Selling Handmade Jewelry
Sell Jewelry and lots of it!
Marketing and selling beaded handmade jewelry can be a
rewarding home based jewelry business opportunity.
Determining where to sell jewelry can be a creative process in itself.
Beaded handmade jewelry has been around since the beginning of time and will probably be around for ever.
Jewelry has become exceedingly popular because of the publics' desire for objects that are exciting, unusual, and highly individual. More and more consumers are turning away from department store cheap, mass market jewelry and are craving for unique, finely crafted, individually produced, handmade objects to adorn their bodies.
Opportunities to sell jewelry especially for selling beaded handmade jewelry is endless. There are good markets for both production, limited editions and one-of-a-kind pieces in just about any medium or style.
Although the marketing opportunities are endless it is still important to make sure your jewelry designs are a good fit for your target market.
You should start off by reading the first article on What is Marketing? This will give you an understanding of marketing and what is involved, then you will have a better idea of where to start selling jewelry.
After you have read through the articles on the different marketing opportunities you will be able decide which products or jewelry lines you could sell through the different selling venues.
You don't have to sell all your designs through any one marketing channel, as a matter of fact you should diversify and have several different outlets for selling beaded handmade jewelry. You may find one market more profitable than the other.
Jewelry Marketing Discussion Forum
This discussion forum is a great place to share ideas and/or ask questions about selling jewelry. Whether you are new to selling or a seasoned professional, we can all learn from others mistakes or mishaps and of course from new opportunities or creative ways of selling your jewelry.
What is Marketing?
Learn what marketing is and the importance of marketing
Selling Jewelry Retail
To sell jewelry retail has both advantages and disadvantages but the markets and methods of retailing are almost limitless and can be very profitable.
How to Use Trunk Shows to Market Your Handmade Jewelry
Discover how selling your handmade jewelry through trunk shows at galleries and boutiques can be both lucrative and rewarding for a variety of reasons.
Sell Through Jewelry Consignment
Tips for how to sell jewelry on consignment through shops and galleries and the importance of a consignment agreement.
Become an Effective Salesperson
Learn how to become an effective salesperson. You may have a very beautiful, well-made product, but if you fail to make any successful sales, your business will not succeed. Tips on how to deal with customers, the importance of service, handling problem people, the responsibilities a salesperson and the selling process.
The Jewelry Selling Process
The selling process are the steps you should follow that will increase your chances of closing the sale. No matter how fine a product you produce, you need sales to keep your business going.
Selling Handmade Jewelry
When your studio starts to look like a dragon’s treasure stash, it’s time to start selling your handmade jewelry! Why not? You’ve been making jewelry for some time now, and all your friends and family have hinted they have all the jewelry they need for now.
Sell Your Beaded Handmade Jewelry at Craft Shows
How to succeed at craft shows, how to find them and what to look for when selecting one.
Market Your Own Bead Jewelry Kits and Designing Skills
Discover how you can make big profits selling your own jewelry kits and patterns.
Selling Your Jewelry Wholesale
Sell Handcrafted Jewelry Wholesale
Find out why wholesaling your jewelry maybe one of your most effective methods of marketing.
Wholesaling Jewelry to Retail Outlets
Discover how you can increase your sales by wholesaling your jewelry to retail outlets.
Sell Your Jewelry In Gift Shops
Obtaining wholesale orders can greatly increase your sales. Here are some tips on how to get your jewelry into shops.
Writing Up the Wholesale Purchase Order
Tips on what should be included on the purchase order for your wholesale sales.
Using A Jewelry Sales Representative to Sell Your Jewelry
Discover how you can sell more beaded handmade jewelry using a sales representative.
Wholesale Gift Shows
Tips on selling your beaded handmade jewelry through wholesale gift shows.
Selling Wholesale Though Mail Order
Selling your jewelry to shops through mail order is an excellent opportunity for you to expand your market right across the country and even overseas without having to leave your own city limits.
Packaging and Shipping Your Jewelry
Tips on packaging and shipping to ensure that your jewelry arrives to the buyer in good condition.
Business Terms and Definitions
An explanation of the certain business terms and standard business forms that you probably will encounter in the wholesale market.
Jewelry Shopping Service
What is a Jewelry Shopping Service?
Jewelry shopping service: Unlock the secrets of a new way to profit from your jewelry business.
How I Stumbled Across the Lucrative Jewelry Gift Service Niche
Discover the most profitable jewelry gift service markets, how to operate a successful handcrafted jewelry gift service, and where to find customers who buy jewelry from you over and over again
Tailor Your Jewelry Gift and Shopping Service to Your Local Market
To some extent, your jewelry gift and shopping service is shaped by the area where you live and the needs of your local market.
Working with Your Jewelry Shopping Service Clients
Tips on some of the most valuable skills for you to develop and use constantly in your successful jewelry shopping service.
Home Jewelry Parties
Sell Jewelry Through a Home Party Plan
Selling jewelry through a home party plan can make you big bucks! Learn how to get started either part time or full time through home shows with your own unique jewelry collection.
What Are Advantages of The Jewelry Home Party Plan?
Discover why the jewelry home party plan is an excellent sales venture for jewelry designers who are looking for an alternative to craft shows and gift shops.
Start a Home Jewelry Party Business
Lorri Ely's ebook: A Step-by-Step Action Plan for Building a Home Jewelry Party Business
Hold Special Event Parties
Hold special event parties to help increase bookings and to also help increase sales. The following are just a few examples of parties that could be held as special events:
Jewelry Making Parties
Discover how jewelry making parties is a fun and creative alternative to selling finished jewelry through a home party plan.
Staging Home Jewelry Parties
This article talks about the steps needed in staging successful home jewelry parties.
Home Parties For Jewelry Business
What do all these multi-million-dollar corporations have in common: Tupperware; Mary Kay Cosmetics; Sarah Coventry Jewelry; Especially Lingerie? They all started out in home party sales!
The Following Articles are Coming VERY Soon!
Sell Jewelry Through Niche Marketing
Learn how niche marketing can broaden your sales opportunities through alternative approaches to distributing and selling your jewelry.
Build a Jewelry Business Website
A website can be an effective marketing tool and a great source of income for your business. Find out how easy it can be to build one with no web building skills or html knowledge..
Sell Jewelry On eBay
Learn to sell jewelry on eBay successfully.
Kids Birthday Parties
Kids birthday parties are big. Find out how you can cash in on this profitable marketing event.
Holiday Boutiques: How to Hold a Successful Home Craft Show
Holiday Boutiques can be a profitable and rewarding alternative to selling at craft shows. Discover the advantage of holding an open house and learn all the details needed to run a successful and profitable home craft show to sell jewelry.
Selling at Flea Markets and Garage Sales
Discover how you can make money selling off surplus supplies, outdated designs, slow movers, kits and patterns.
How to Start Crafts Co-op
Discover how a crafts co-op can make creating and selling crafts and jewelry more profitable.The need for centralized marketing services, buying supplies at quantity discounts, and poling resources to produce and publish advertising are but a few of the many advantages of working with a group.
Exporting Your Handcrafted Jewelry
Exporting your jewelry will be a must if you plan to sell your products over the internet. This article discuses the benefits and challenges of exporting and the necessary step to export your products successfully.
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