Have you ever stayed awake at night thinking about how to get your quilting business up and running?
Are your revenues down because of the economy?
Are you working hard to get your business off the ground, but feel like you are treading water?
Do you have excellent customers who move away and you never hear from them again?
Do you think about setting up a website but have no idea where to start?
Are you trying to market your quilting unsuccessfully to a local community that is tapped out financially?
Are you ever frustrated because you have new products arriving in your shop that you are excited to tell your customers about but you just don’t have the time to pick up the phone and let them all know?
And your employees forget to tell them?
Does it seem like no one knows about your online store?
Is your community willing and able to pay the true value of a quilt?
Do you have inventory that you wish you could sell?
Do you have workshops you would like to fill?
Are you looking for a real business strategy to make some extra money with your quilting?
Chances are you are wishing you were doing better in at least one of those areas, and – well, you are not alone.
By now, if you don’t know that most businesses in this economy are suffering, and many are just plain throwing in the towel and closing up shop, you’re sleeping with Rip Van Winkle, confident that when you wake up 20 years from now, your quilt shop business will be booming and you will have a gazillion dollars in the bank (and you are also assuming that a gazillion dollars will be gobs of money 20 years from now!)
And it’s not just quilt shops, it isn’t just in the US, and it isn’t just small businesses.
When General Motors lays off 130,000 employees, large chains like Circuit City, Starbucks, and Zales closes hundreds of stores, and even WalMart lays off more than 1,450 employees, many surviving local quilt shop owners are probably wondering what they can do to survive – let alone thrive.
Today, more than ever, professional quilters and quilt shop owners like you are anxious to figure out how to get the share of the quilting business revenue you deserve.
Many of us know that the number of quilters in the United States has been growing for the past several years, and with the impending retirement of the Baby Boomers, you can expect that trend to continue.
After all, for many, retirement brings the desire to remain active and interested in new trends, combined with the need for an activity that might not be so physically challenging.
Many Baby Boomers have fond memories of their grandmothers or mothers gathering with friends, neighbors or church groups to create beautiful quilts for babies, weddings, hope chests, and adorn beds at home.
And now given more time, the thought of learning how to quilt or creating more quilts for their family and friends is irresistible.
And we all know that quilters need resources – both beginner quilters and quilters with more experience.
But how is the best way to reach them and let them know about the resources at our shops?
Most business owners agree that the fastest and least expensive way is online.
But how do you keep in touch with your customers and visitors without getting them angry?
Quilter Penny Halgren has been a quilting website owner for more than 5 years now and has developed a system of communication with her newsletter subscribers that gives them what they want – information about quilting techniques, ideas for quilts, and resources to make their quilting easier and more fun – while giving her what she wants – increased revenue.
And now she has put together her system so you, too, can increase your business.
Penny reveals all of her closely held secrets in her brand new Online Quilting Business Success System.
Because Penny loves quilting and wants quilt shop owners to thrive in their businesses, she is sharing her system, and you can take advantage of her vast online experience:
By reserving your copy now, you can participate in live telephone training calls, listen to Penny explain her Online Quilting Business Success System, and get all of your questions answered, so you get a jump start for making more money online.
You truly can be one of the few successful online quilt shop owners in just 45 minutes a week: