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Forum: Picture Perfect 08-30-2012, 11:30
Replies: 6
Views: 463
Posted By bittybows
Re: How do you get rid of shadows?

If you want to continue taking pictures outside, time of day is a big factor too. When the sun is high in the sky, or bright, you will have more shadows. The best lighting is either early morning...
Forum: General Business Issues 11-13-2010, 08:14
Replies: 16
Views: 1,712
Posted By bittybows
Re: Customer Complaint- do I refund?

After being in the business for 5 years, I have learned that the customer is not always right. Unfortunately, there are many who will take advantage, and for this reason, you need fair but firm...
Forum: General Business Issues 11-13-2010, 08:05
Replies: 23
Views: 1,516
Posted By bittybows
Re: Help! Customer asking for a...

I ran into this fairly frequently, especially when I sold on ebay, and sites where people are trying to get a good deal. I always responded that no, I do not offer specific volume discounts, but that...
Forum: Etsy Tips 11-04-2010, 10:32
Replies: 2
Views: 378
Posted By bittybows
Re: Shipping to Canada Question

If you don't have a shipping scale, it helps considerably, and is well worth the $20. I got mine at Walmart, in the office supply section. Like ComingUnraveled said, you can get online and make an...
Forum: General Business Issues 11-03-2010, 12:59
Replies: 12
Views: 1,141
Posted By bittybows
Re: How do you prce your glitter clips?

I am in KY, but that isn't necessarily my market. I sell entirely online, from the comfort of my home. :smile:
Forum: General Business Issues 11-03-2010, 12:22
Replies: 4
Views: 426
Posted By bittybows
Re: Are your online shops slow right now?

Last week was one of my slowest ever on my website...this week is already off to a much better start.
Forum: General Business Issues 11-02-2010, 04:19
Replies: 12
Views: 1,141
Posted By bittybows
Re: How do you prce your glitter clips?

Mine sell in packs of 8, for around $22-30, depending on if I have them on sale.
Forum: General Business Issues 11-01-2010, 08:10
Replies: 9
Views: 820
Posted By bittybows
Re: scrabble/glass tile pricing?

I can't speak of pricing on these specifically, but when I test a pricing market on a new item, I always start a on the higher end, offer a "multiples" discount, and then put it on sale if needed. It...
Forum: Etsy Tips 10-26-2010, 04:49
Replies: 33
Views: 2,084
Posted By bittybows
Re: Wwyd?

It also reminds at Etsy's checkout, for the buyer to make sure that their Paypal address is accurate!
Forum: General Business Issues 10-23-2010, 11:49
Replies: 10
Views: 1,206
Posted By bittybows
Re: Bow fell apart!? What to do!?

In addition to what PP have mentioned, you could also offer to repair the one she has, if she didn't find something else as a replacement. You can likely fix it, resecure it, etc.
Forum: Picture Perfect 10-23-2010, 12:56
Replies: 5
Views: 469
Posted By bittybows
Re: What is the best program?

Even the whitest of backgrounds will require you to do some editing, to get it perfectly white. This gives a much more professional look. Photoshop will definitely do it, but Photoshop Elements is...
Forum: Announcements 10-22-2010, 12:51
Replies: 49
Views: 11,834
Posted By bittybows
Re: How To "Mark" A Post?

Thank you. Yes, this has gotten out of control lately!
Forum: How to make... 10-22-2010, 12:24
Replies: 9
Views: 1,190
Posted By bittybows
Re: Better way to work with marabou?

Yes, for the long strings, cut them outside! I used to do this, and it looked like a shocking pink bird got in a fight with a cat...and lost! I also remember seeing a post about wrapping tape around...
Forum: Supplies 10-21-2010, 07:27
Replies: 9
Views: 604
Posted By bittybows
Re: shipping bows??

This topic has been covered multiple times, as I know I have already taken the time to answer it, and provide links, multiple times. You can probably get a much faster answer by using the search box....
Forum: How to make... 10-21-2010, 05:52
Replies: 11
Views: 1,061
Posted By bittybows
Re: Flower Clips

Matching is my preference, as well as my customer's, in general.
Forum: eBay Tips 10-21-2010, 08:40
Replies: 20
Views: 1,618
Posted By bittybows
Re: People really need to read the listings..

Drives me crazy too. I have had several people want to return my baby clip, saying "I didn't realize how small it is", yet I have pictures, and exact item dimensions very clearly stated in each and...
Forum: ISO--In Search Of... 10-20-2010, 06:58
Replies: 4
Views: 350
Posted By bittybows
Re: Where do you buy rhinestones!!!

I have bought from The Rhinestone Guy. All sorts of shapes and sizes to choose from, reasonable prices. It has been a while though.
Forum: General Business Issues 10-20-2010, 01:11
Replies: 9
Views: 791
Posted By bittybows
Re: Argghhh!

Were they all the same, or different styles? If hers are different, keep in mind she *might* actually be buying them for her own child. I specialize in smaller bows, and don't stock ribbon for larger...
Forum: Ask the Mods! 10-20-2010, 01:05
Replies: 9
Views: 1,114
Posted By bittybows
Re: Just a Reminder

This is something that comes up so often, maybe it (along with other common issues among newbies) could be made as a sticky in the intro section.
Forum: Get Organized 10-20-2010, 09:43
Replies: 28
Views: 2,020
Posted By bittybows
Re: How do you organize your workday?

My kids are still at home, so I only have early mornings and naptime to work. (I no longer will work in the evenings, as it took away too much family time.) I have to be able to get everything...
Forum: Picture Perfect 10-20-2010, 09:20
Replies: 65
Views: 5,819
Posted By bittybows
Re: Copyright infringement.

Crazy that there are 5 people who think this is okay. It simply is NOT. Who knows, maybe it happens much more than we realize, since at least 5 people are willing to admit that they think it is fine....
Forum: General Business Issues 05-24-2010, 11:59
Replies: 3
Views: 746
Posted By bittybows
Re: Wholesale pricing question

A lot of it depends on what your price already is, and what is worthwhile for your time. A lot of people on here wholesale for 50% of what the boutique will be selling it for. Take a look at similar...
Forum: General Business Issues 05-18-2010, 04:43
Replies: 21
Views: 2,100
Posted By bittybows
Re: Unhappy customer?

I am sorry, but I have to disagree with some of the other posts and side with the customer on this one. If the pictures are not accurate, and the description is not accurate, and the size is...
Forum: Supplies 05-18-2010, 04:36
Replies: 5
Views: 812
Posted By bittybows
Re: What is wrong with Ribbon Queen???

I was wondering why she hadn't responded to my emails either. I guess I am not the only one!
Forum: How to make... 05-18-2010, 04:35
Replies: 26
Views: 2,438
Posted By bittybows
Re: Packaging your items

Without exception, I ship in a box. In the beginning I had an order returned to me in the same packaging I used to use, which I thought was well padded, and the bows looked terrible. Since then, I've...
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