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How To Survive As A Small Business:
Tips From Mike Sherman,
Soft Flex® Company Co-Owner

Color By Margie Deeb


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Business

  • Quality Materials For Building
    Quality Products
  • Confessions Of A Craft
    Market Coordinator
  • Selling In A Slow Economy
  • Turn Your Jewelry Hobby Into
    A Full-Time Business
  • Taking Pictures Of Your Jewelry
  • Pricing Your Jewelry
  • Where And How To Sell Your Jewelry
  • Why Buy Indie?
  • How To Protect Your Jewelry Designs
  • You Are Not Your Tools
  • Simplifying
  • Budgeting Time
  • Open House


Community

  • Headaches And Creativity
  • 10 Juicy Online Resources For
    Jewelry Makers!
  • Bead Cruise
  • Tips For Picking, Prepping And
    Partaking In A Bead Retreat
  • Please Help Keep The Creative
    Industry Going
  • 5 Reasons To Love Your Local
    Bead Shop
  • How To Find A Beading Buddy
  • Beaders Unite For The Susan G.
    Komen Walk For The Cure
  • Charity
  • How To Be An Educated Bead
    Show Shopper
  • Surviving Tucson
  • Beading Myths


Inspiration

  • Getting Ready For Success
  • Hidden Treasures Within
    Jewelry Trends
  • Changing Gears
  • Art With Heart
  • How To Get Out Of A Rut
  • Formal Education Or Self-Taught?
  • In The Pink
  • Reading And Beading
  • The Holiday Season
  • Summer Fun
  • Getting Inspiration From The
    Animal Kingdom
  • Understanding The Powers
    Of Gemstones
  • Capturing Your Vision, Creating
    Your Artistic Voice
  • Designing With Ideas, Ideas, Ideas
  • How To Stay inspired!
  • Spotlight On WigJig
  • What To Do With Leftover Beads
  • Findings
  • The Mystique Of Pearls Revealed
  • Mother's Day Ideas
  • Where Do Gems Come From?
  • Designing Men's Jewelry
  • Hand Crafted Jewelry For Holiday Gifts
  • What's On The Bookshelf
  • How Traveling Has Affected My
    Jewelry Designs
  • Homemade Holidays - Decorating
    On A Budget
  • Designing With Things That Go Bump
  • Taking A Break

How To's

  • The Facebook Revolution
  • Finding Your Way In Jewelry Design
  • Writing For Bead Publications
  • Working With Metals
  • Lampworked Beads: A Guide For
    The Bead Buyer
  • The Right Tool For The Right Job
  • Jewelry Metallurgy Explained


Green, Eco-Friendly Tips

  • Green Tips For Jewelry Making
  • It's Easy Being Green
  • Coral To Buy Or Not To Buy?


How To Survive As A Small Business:
Tips From Mike Sherman,
Soft Flex® Company Co-Owner

  • Eight Ways To Build Your
    Customer Base
  • Call A Lawyer


Color By Margie Deeb

  • Elegant Holiday Texture
  • Turquoise!
  • Honeysuckle!
  • The Promise Of Pink