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December 2010 Blog Posts (21)

Always Learning

The more I interact with other dealers and collectors, I find there is even more to learn about the china and pottery I sell and collect. Members of this site have taught me by sharing bits and pieces of information, through direct interaction and by reading all of your posts, questions and answers. 

 

Our experiences shape our knowledge and what we know about what we collect and sell. And everyone's experiences are different. I spent a few years in England, listening to people…

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Added by Susanna Pickle on December 29, 2010 at 9:42pm — No Comments

What the New Tax Law Means to Online Sellers By Barbara Weltman Auction Bytes

What the New Tax Law Means to Online Sellers By Barbara Weltman Auction Bytes

AuctionBytes.com

December 27, 2010

Just before the Congress adjourned, the Tax Relief, Unemployment Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010 was signed into law. In addition to providing federal funding for the

extension of unemployment benefits for 13 more months (through the end

of 2011), numerous tax rules…

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Added by C. Dianne Zweig Editor's Desk on December 28, 2010 at 5:33pm — No Comments

The Top 20 Google Seaches Containing The Word "Antique" From News-Antiques

The Top 20 Google Seaches  Containing The Word "Antique"

1. The top 20 Google searches containing the word "Antique".

Google has an interesting tool where you can find out how many times a specific term or word has been searched for on their system over the

course of a month. Here are the top 20 results for the word "Antique",

followed by the number of times that term/word was searched for in a one

month period.



antique - 6,120,000

antiques -…

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Added by C. Dianne Zweig Editor's Desk on December 28, 2010 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

Online Bazaar Builds on Its Base With Sense of Community Etsy Article New York Times

Online Bazaar Builds on Its Base With Sense of Community Etsy Article New York Times

 

In technology circles, people talk about the merits of eating your own dog food — making sure your company is actually using the same products or services it is selling.

Multimedia…
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Added by C. Dianne Zweig Editor's Desk on December 27, 2010 at 8:18pm — No Comments

Three Ways TV Changed Everything (and what's next) By Seth Godin

Three ways TV changed everything (and what's next)

TV changes everyone it touches.

TV brings mass. For fifty years, TV meant that programmers and advertisers had a very good chance to reach everyone, or almost everyone, at the same time. TV integrates a culture, because

there's instant common touchstones being generated daily. (When I say,

"yadda yadda yadda" or "where's the beef," you know what I mean,…

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Added by C. Dianne Zweig Editor's Desk on December 25, 2010 at 1:46pm — 1 Comment

Autograph Collectors Daily - Top 10 Celebrity Signers in 2010 News-Antiques

Autograph Collectors Daily - Top 10 Celebrity Signers in 2010

The top 10 celebrity autograph signers in 2010 based on information provided to us from collectors and dealers worldwide

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Added by C. Dianne Zweig Editor's Desk on December 25, 2010 at 10:00am — No Comments

For Estate Sales, Boom Times New York Times

For Estate Sales, Boom Times New York Times

 

IT took a few years but Rachel Reeves of Long Beach, Calif., found the exact bedside tables she was searching for at an estate sale last month. Made in the 1950s from cherry wood, they had a colonial revival look,

with tapered legs and carved ridges in the drawers. And at…

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Added by C. Dianne Zweig Editor's Desk on December 24, 2010 at 12:00pm — No Comments

To Market, to Market, with Help from PrestoStore

To Market, to Market, with Help from PrestoStore

By Greg Holden

AuctionBytes.com


December 19, 2010

 

When you're planning an online store, you've got a lot of things to think about. At some point, you just wish you could wave a wand and with the word "Presto!" have your Web site

appear fully formed.

That's the idea behind…

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Added by C. Dianne Zweig Editor's Desk on December 24, 2010 at 11:38am — No Comments

Antique Christmas Collectibles From Yester Year

Belsnickel is the fur-clad Santa of the Palatinate (Pfalz) in southwestern Germany along the Rhine, the…

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Added by Michelle's Antiques on December 12, 2010 at 9:48pm — No Comments

Color of the Year for 2011: Honeysuckle

Thought this was interesting:

Color of the Year for 2011: Honeysuckle





Relaxnews



Thursday, 9 December 2010



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Added by C. Dianne Zweig Editor's Desk on December 9, 2010 at 11:15am — 1 Comment

The Appearance Of Impropriety By Seth Godin

Another great post bu Seth Godin:

The appearance of impropriety

Marketing is actually what other people are saying about you.



Like it or not, true or not, what other people say is what the public tends to believe. Hence an imperative to be intentional about how we're…

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Added by C. Dianne Zweig Editor's Desk on December 9, 2010 at 11:00am — No Comments

Color of the Year for 2011: Honeysuckle

Thought this was interesting:

Color of the Year for 2011: Honeysuckle





Relaxnews



Thursday, 9 December 2010…

Honeysuckle PANTONE 18-2120


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Added by C. Dianne Zweig Editor's Desk on December 9, 2010 at 11:00am — No Comments

MAKE YOU TV DEBUT ON AMERICAN RESTORATION ON HISTORY CHANNEL

If you have a unique, antique, or vintage item that you'd like restored and featured on American Restoration please email the producers of Leftfield

Pictures @…





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Added by SRITZ on December 8, 2010 at 2:31pm — No Comments

MAKE YOU TV DEBUT ON AMERICAN RESTORATION ON HISTORY CHANNEL

If you have a unique, antique, or vintage item that you'd like restored and featured on American Restoration please email the producers of Leftfield

Pictures @…





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Added by SRITZ on December 8, 2010 at 2:31pm — No Comments

eBay Studies Psychology of Giving and Targets Emotional Gifters By Ina Steiner Auction Bytes

eBay Studies Psychology of Giving and Targets Emotional Gifters By Ina Steiner Auction Bytes



eBay commissioned a survey on the psychology of gifting that shows the majority of American women identify with one

of four types of holiday gifters: Emotional, Practical, Convenience or

Last Minute. More women consider themselves to be Emotional Gifters,

whose shopping behavior focus on planning, personalization and finding

unique, thoughtful gifts…
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Added by C. Dianne Zweig Editor's Desk on December 8, 2010 at 10:30am — No Comments

Luv2LuvAntiques Luvs The Vintage List Holiday Gift Guides!

I am a member of The Vintage List Online Directory, a website featuring the selling sites of many vintage shops, and their blogs!

Thank you Mitzi for featuring my items in your Holiday Gift Guide! :O)

Please visit The Vintage List Holiday Gift Guide for Gifts For Him, Gifts For Her, Gifts For Cooks, and much more to come!







Gifts For Him - The Vintage List…

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Added by Luv2LuvAntiques on December 5, 2010 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Collecting Vintage Safety Razors + Shaving Collectibles

Collecting Vintage Safety Razors + Other Shaving Collectibles

Want to collect something that you can also use? How about vintage single or double edge safety razors. Hundreds of different safety razors have been made over the years. Safety razors were made in this country by Gillette, Gem, Ever Ready, Schick, Valet, Enders and many others. Many different brands were made in other countries as… Continue

Added by Country Joe on December 5, 2010 at 7:34am — No Comments

The World's Worst Boss By Scott Godin

The world's worst boss

By Scott Godin



That would be you.



Even if you're not self-employed, your boss is you. You manage your career, your day, your responses. You manage how you sell your services and your education and the way you talk to yourself.



Odds are,…

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Added by C. Dianne Zweig Editor's Desk on December 4, 2010 at 9:01am — No Comments

A pair of early Continental marble sculptures of Cleopatra & Judith, 23" tall brought $132,250.00 at Fontaine's Auction Gallery Pittsfield MA.

A pair of early Continental marble sculptures of Cleopatra & Judith, 23" tall brought $132,250.00 at the most recent auction held on November 13th at John Fontaine's auction gallery in Pittsfield Mass. Over 550 lots crossed the block. A full review will follow.

For more information…

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Added by Fontaine's Auction Gallery on December 2, 2010 at 1:06pm — No Comments

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