How to write a cold email that gets a response

  When it comes to selling our products or services, one of the biggest challenges is to secure an initial meeting. Even when reaching out sounds as easy as sending an email, getting a positive response to your cold email is probably one of the toughest thing to do. If you can’t get them to reply to your email, it’s going to be hard to get their business. So what does it take to capture … [Read more...]

Ten crucial questions you must ask before hiring a sales agent

  Sales agents, sales representatives, salespersons, wholesale agents, leads, venders – you may call them whatever you want but the important thing is for you to pick up that phone and call them now. Why? Can’t you try to get into retail stores on your own? After all, who knows your product better than yourself, right? Right. No doubt about that. However, a sales agent – a … [Read more...]

Does cold calling still work?

When it comes to getting your products in store, a little face time goes a long way. It seems that even in this very digital day and age, most of us still prefer the old human touch. That’s why, if you are thinking about introducing your new line of products to a retailer, you would be wise not to discard some of the more traditional approaches. The glory days of Cold Calling are not over … [Read more...]

Don’t blow your chance to get your products into retail stores

The anticipation is killing you as you make your way towards your door. It’s your brand new catalogue being delivered. After blood, sweat, and tears, and a lot of monies invested in designers, copywriters, photographers and the lot, it’s finally here. This is going to change things for you. It has to, because up until now it really hasn’t been that easy. Getting your new products into retail … [Read more...]

Wholesale? 4 easy steps to find stockists for your product

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How to Get Your Products into Shops

This is probably the number one question I get on a regular basis. I'm a designer, I have a range of products that I have created, and I want to get them into shops. Where do I start? or I'm a designer. I already have them in shops, but how do I get more repeat orders? Like many creative people, you've spent a long time thinking through your idea, designing it, making it, pricing it, … [Read more...]