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Promoting and Marketing Your Antiques and Collectibles Business

Ideas, strategies, information about promoting, advertising and marketing your antique and collectibles business.

Website: http://cdiannezweig.blogspot.com/
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Latest Activity: Aug 5

C. Dianne Zweig is the author of Hot Kitchen and Home Collectibles of the 30s, 40s, 50s and Hot Cottage Collectibles for Vintage Style Homes. You can find Dianne’s fabulous retro and vintage kitchen, home and cottage collectibles at The Collinsville Antiques Company of New Hartford, CT, a 22,000 feet antique emporium with an in-house retro café.

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Discussion Forum

E-commerce sites 5 Replies

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A Few Photography Tips From Retro Pottery Net

Started by C. Dianne Zweig Editor's Desk Feb 17.

Taking Over A Shop...

Started by M. David Nov 15, 2014.

Opening an antique mall - need some opinions 5 Replies

Started by Aaron Bergman. Last reply by C. Dianne Zweig Editor's Desk Jul 30, 2014.

3 Clever Marketing Strategies to Promote Your Business

Started by C. Dianne Zweig Editor's Desk Oct 25, 2013.

Build Your Business Brand: 5 Tips for Becoming a Celebrity Expert BY SUSAN SOLOVIC

Started by C. Dianne Zweig Editor's Desk Oct 25, 2013.

10 Ways to Market Your Small Business on a Shoestring Budget Susan Solovic

Started by C. Dianne Zweig Editor's Desk Oct 25, 2013.

31 Low-Cost Ways to Promote Your Business Janet Attard

Started by C. Dianne Zweig Editor's Desk Oct 25, 2013.

Making a Living with Antiques 3 Replies

Started by Marg Ruttan. Last reply by Charles CT QUALITY ANTIQUES May 24, 2013.

How to Use the Internet to Promote Your Business

Started by C. Dianne Zweig Editor's Desk Feb 25, 2013.

How online video helps antiques dealers tap a Super Bowl audience for pennies

Started by Craig Phillips / B & C Emporium Dec 5, 2011.

Can we break even in the Antique Bussniess......?????????? 4 Replies

Started by Undergroundantiques. Last reply by Charles CT QUALITY ANTIQUES Nov 17, 2011.

Shift Your Shopping Stresses Buying Locally This Holiday Season 1 Reply

Started by C. Dianne Zweig Editor's Desk. Last reply by Antiques in Bethania Nov 11, 2011.

Cash is no good for 2nd hand in Lousiana?? 19 Replies

Started by Craig Phillips / B & C Emporium. Last reply by Antiques in Bethania Nov 10, 2011.

Occupy Wall Street for Christmas – How antiques dealers can boost the shop local movement 1 Reply

Started by Craig Phillips / B & C Emporium. Last reply by Antiques in Bethania Nov 4, 2011.

Opening An Antique Store

Started by C. Dianne Zweig Editor's Desk Oct 26, 2011.

New Auction Page - Has anyone else tried this? 1 Reply

Started by Stu Neal Oct 14, 2011.

Blogs & twitter to promote your knowledge & business 9 Replies

Started by MyVintageGeneration. Last reply by AntoinettesWhims Oct 10, 2011.

Logo Design for Entrepreneurs: 17 Ways Your Logo Impacts Your Business

Started by C. Dianne Zweig Editor's Desk Sep 18, 2011.

Guest Column: Logo Design Tips for Merchants on eBay, Etsy and Shopify

Started by C. Dianne Zweig Editor's Desk Sep 18, 2011.

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Comment by C. Dianne Zweig Editor's Desk on July 30, 2014 at 6:04pm
Donna

Thanks I didn't put 2 and 2 together.
Comment by Donna Cook on July 30, 2014 at 5:58pm

B & M  is Brick and Mortar  meaning a physical location and not online 

Comment by C. Dianne Zweig Editor's Desk on July 30, 2014 at 5:47pm
What s B & M ?
Comment by Craig Phillips / B & C Emporium on July 30, 2014 at 5:36pm

don't forget to shop at your local b & m stores or they will be gone and you can not get what you need when you for get to order it out in advance

Craig

Comment by Craig Phillips / B & C Emporium on July 30, 2014 at 5:34pm

I write right on the invoice my thank you note 

Craig

Comment by Vintage Touch/Deanna Moyers on July 30, 2014 at 4:04pm
I buy string tags from Amazon - so far that is the cheapest I have found - if anyone has found cheaper please let me know. My antique mall where I sell supplies all bags etc. I buy letterhead note pads to use for thank you notes in pkgs from Vistaprint. I buy package tape for online sales packaging from WalMart alone with labels for B&M shop merchandise, get boxes free from USPS site, get interior packaging materials free from a furniture store such as bubble wrap, peanuts etc, & make my own avatar sticker style photos for packages.
Comment by Craig Phillips / B & C Emporium on July 30, 2014 at 9:38am

I buy my string tags at wal mart use recycled bags from the grocery store or brown or white lunch bags 

craig

Comment by C. Dianne Zweig Editor's Desk on July 29, 2014 at 10:50pm
Anyone have resources for buying price tags, plastic bags and other supplies used in antique biz?
Comment by C. Dianne Zweig Editor's Desk on July 29, 2014 at 10:49pm
Welcome new members.
Comment by C. Dianne Zweig Editor's Desk on October 25, 2013 at 9:40am

You're either a Purple Cow or you're not. You're either remarkable or invisible. Make your choice. 

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