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The Story Behind the Stone: And the winner is... Moonstone!

The Story Behind the Stone: And the winner is... Moonstone!

Every year armchair designers and the real deal who labor hunched over a jeweler’s bench eagerly await the results of the annual AGTA Spectrum Awards competition. Sure the winning beauties are displayed at the next Tucson GemFair each year, but who wants to wait that long?

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The Best Policy: “Proving” a loss

You have a Jewelers Block loss. What is the claims process; and what do you need to do or provide?

Larry Leadfoot had a wreck in his car and ended up doing substantial dam...

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Sales Growth Expert: The Post Office does it... SO CAN YOU

Have you been to your local post office lately?  Take the time, make a trip there.  Go right up to the window and LISTEN.  Sometime during the exchange between the cus...

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Duct Tape!

My father-in-law was notorious for always having a roll of duct tape handy.  He believed that with duct tape, a hammer, and a screwdriver you could fix anything.  He ha...

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Internet Marketing Strategies: Google Local Business Center

During the past year, Google has made some major changes in Local Search, making it vitally important that every brick-n-mortar retail business establish their Local Prof...

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What is it about Valentine’s Day?

It’s the dead of winter with no end in sight to cold, short days and dark, longer nights. Suddenly a breath of whimsy, caprice and romance stirs the air with a ray of h...

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Support your business model with Twitter

*This is the sixth in a series of six articles about Twitter Social Networking and its use in the Jewelry Industry

Last month’s article was about “Social Capital” an...

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The Retailer’s Perspective: Facts and fictions...

It’s been a while since I’ve done one of these so I thought I’d bring up one of my favorite topics... the wrong things people say about jewelry.

Diamonds can’t bre...

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Internet Marketing Strategies: The problem with and solution to SEO and Yellow Pages

Today there exists an unprecedented opportunity for local retail businesses to market their services and products online.  Many small business owners will miss this oppo...

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