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The October issue is full of ideas and information to help you and your shop! Learn why outside ambiance matters, how cultivating a positive culture produces satisfied employees, what it takes to respond to challenging times, and much more! We hope you enjoy this issue!! Learn More > > >

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Recent Blog Posts

  • Quilt Pattern Copyright Limitations
    Last week we answered the question “If I write an original pattern, do I automatically own the copyright to that pattern?” This […]
  • How to Copyright a Quilt Pattern
    Have you created a quilt pattern and want to share it with the world? Read on to learn how to copyright your […]
  • Understanding Price Hikes
    Inflation recently hit a 40 year high. Read on to understand how this is affecting your business. Shipping Containers According to Scott […]
  • Provide Legacy Customer Service
    Customer service is your business’s legacy. Read on for tips to encourage customers to shop again. Physical Presence The first part of […]
  • Creating a Customer Avatar: Part Two
    Last week we learned what a customer avatar is and the data points that help create one. This week we build your […]
  • Creating a Customer Avatar
    Why do your customers chose to shop with you? If you don’t know the answer to this question, practice the below exercise […]

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