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Learning the Consignment Business with the Creative Diva

We have recently pre launched a learning community forum. Watch the video below and then read more….

Do I have any jewelry makers, silversmiths, or other craft makers on my list that would like to build a following by teaching others online?

Anyone with skills willing to share … gain a following for your own business, or website while teaching others in a safe online enviroment.
ie: design, real estate, accounting, languages, sewing, writing, video editing, guitar, on and on … learning should be shared with those that wish to learn. Men, Women, Dad’s, Mom’s, if you are the kind of person who loves to learn or teach others, we are looking for you.

The first installment in my course on CONSIGNMENT BUSINESS is now live.

This introduction to the rest of the sessions are open for the public to read AND comment on. Please ask questions, give us your input, and share any knowledge you may have on the subject of this nature.

This is the first entry in my upcoming and ongoing course of:

Selling On Consignment 

Over the coming weeks I will be adding steps on how to start, whether you are looking to consign, or to start your own shop. Starting here, I will begin to offer you tips and an organised way to get you on the right road. We will go step by step, and each step will offer up a discussion on that topics “lesson”.

Angela Hobbs aka CDDIVA wrote:
Please note: 
my initial posts about this business will be geared to giving you tips, and answering questions about the process of resale. Some of this information will be made public, and some wiil not. If you really have an interest in learning, and discussing the business of resale and consignment, you should do yourself a favor and sign up to our free project. If you know something about this business, or have a knowledge of another type of business you would like to share or teach, please do join us. 

Also, some of the discussions on such topics, like this initial one, will be left open to the public to read, (if you want to post to the discussions you will have to register your free membership) but some other further discussions on a topic lesson, will be private to members only, so join if you want to participate, you have nothing to lose and everything to gain!

How I Started READ FULL ARTICLE

What a fun way to make some cash! 

I wrote this article a while back and thought it might give some of you some inspiration while I prepare the next step in the Consignment series. Easter set me back a little in time, so this is a little bonus article to keep you thinking…..

What a fun way to make some cash! 

If you are anything at all like me, you love picking and searching through yard sales and flea markets. There is nothing more exciting than finding that Vintage treasure for peanuts, or that awesome new gadget still in a box for a steal!

The only thing that could possibly be more exciting, is being on the profit end of the sale!

I will tell you some personal experiences with selling at fleas and in the yard, as well as other possibilities, such as Trunk shows, etc.

First off, if you do have unwanted items to sell, there is more than one way to accomplish this. Even though I titled this flea markets, and yard sales, there are a number of other ways to sell your goods, not only used goods, but also brand new and hand made goods.

In my personal experiences I have tried many of these options, including the above mentioned, as well as Trunk Shows, and when I sold many Vintage goods, at least one Renaissance Festival, and a home show or two.

My personal favorites have been yard sales, and trunk shows. Flea markets were good, but a lot goes on at a flea, and your chances READ FULL ARTICLE