Please enjoy some of my articles:

BUSINESS KNOW-HOW blog for Rio Grande

 

2017

 

How to Build a Company Profile
http://riograndeblog.com/business-know-how-with-marlene-richey-how-to-build-a-company-profile/
1/20/17

 

2016

 

How to Hire Your First Employee: Part 1
http://riograndeblog.com/hire-first-employee-part-1/
7/13/16

Retail or Wholesale? 4 Things Jewelers Should Consider
http://riograndeblog.com/retail-wholesale-4-things-jewelers-consider/
4/29/16

Pricing Handmade Jewelry: 12 Strategies to Turn Naysayers into Buyers
http://riograndeblog.com/pricing-handmade-jewelry-strategies/

3/31/16

8 Policies Every Small Jewelry Business Should Have in Writing
http://riograndeblog.com/business-know-how-with-marlene-richey-a-word-on-company-policies/
3/2/16

 

2015

 

Trend or Fad? What’s the Difference (and Why Should You Care)?
http://riograndeblog.com/business-know-how-with-marlene-richey-trend-or-fad-whats-the-difference-and-why-should-you-care/
8/12/2015

One the Road: Tips to Increase Jewelry Sales
http://riograndeblog.com/tips-to-increase-jewelry-sales/
5/1/2015

The Power of Words
http://riograndeblog.com/business-know-marlene-richey-power-words/
2/22/15

Developing a Marketing Plan - Part Two
http://riograndeblog.com/business-know-marlene-richey-developing-marketing-plan-part-two/
1/7/15

 

2014

 

Developing a Marketing Plan - Part One
http://riograndeblog.com/business-know-marlene-richey-developing-marketing-plan-part-one/
11/19/14

Security - Simple Tips to Keep Your Work (and Yourself!) Safe
http://riograndeblog.com/business-know-marlene-richey-15-tips-keeping-work-secure/
10/2/14

Working from Home - the Good, the Bad and the Bunny Slippers
http://riograndeblog.com/business-know-marlene-richey-working-home-good-bad-ugly/
9/11/14

Develop a Business Plan
http://riograndeblog.com/business-know-marlene-richey-develop-business-plan/
7/30/14

Customer Service Secrets for Jewelry Makers
http://riograndeblog.com/business-know-how-with-marlene-richey-customer-service-savvy/
2/7/14

Merchandising Your Jewelry Designs
http://riograndeblog.com/business-know-how-with-marlene-richey-merchandising-your-jewelry-designs/
6/23/14

Networking for Success
http://riograndeblog.com/business-know-how-with-marlene-richey-networking-for-success/
5/12/14

Doing a Jewelry Trade Show - It’s Show Time!
http://riograndeblog.com/business-know-how-with-marlene-richey-doing-a-jewelry-trade-show-its-show-time/
2/20/14

Doing a Jewelry Trade Show - You’ve Been Accepted, now Prepare!
http://riograndeblog.com/business-know-how-with-marlene-richey-doing-a-show-youve-been-accepted-now-prepare/
1/16/14

 

2013

 

Doing a Jewelry Trade Show - Why to Do It and How to Begin
http://riograndeblog.com/business-know-how-with-marlene-richey-doing-a-show-why-to-do-it-and-how-to-begin/
12/18/13

Branding - Clear, Concise and Consistent
http://riograndeblog.com/business-know-how-with-marlene-richey-branding-clear-concise-and-consistent/
11/25/13

Five Categories of the Jewelry Industry
http://riograndeblog.com/business-know-how-with-marlene-richey-five-categories-of-the-jewelry-industry/
10/14/13

Good Jewelry Pricing Strategies = Pricing = Happiness (Part Two)
http://riograndeblog.com/business-know-how-with-marlene-richey-good-pricing-strategies-profit-happiness-part-two/
9/26/13

Good Jewelry Pricing Strategies - Pricing - Happiness (Part One)
http://riograndeblog.com/business-know-how-with-marlene-richey-good-pricing-strategies-profit-happiness-part-one/
9/13/13

Small Business Ownership Means Being CEO and Janitor!
http://riograndeblog.com/business-know-how-with-marlene-richey-small-business-ownership-means-being-ceo-and-janitor/
6/26/13

Finding Your Ultimate Customer and Getting Their Attention!
http://riograndeblog.com/business-know-how-with-marlene-richey-finding-your-ultimate-customer-and-getting-their-attention/
5/21/13

Define Your Product
http://riograndeblog.com/business-know-how-with-marlene-richey-define-your-product/
4/22/13

What’s in a Name?
http://riograndeblog.com/business-know-how-with-marlene-richey-whats-in-a-name/
3/7/13

the MMM of Your Art-Based Business
http://riograndeblog.com/business-know-how-with-marlene-richey-the-importance-of-the-three-ms-in-the-art-based-business/
1/28/13

 

2012

 

Let’s Talk About YOU!
http://riograndeblog.com/business-know-how-with-marlene-richey-lets-talk-about-you/
12/20/12

Let’s Start at the Beginning!
http://riograndeblog.com/business-know-how-with-marlene-richey-lets-start-at-the-beginning/
12/19/12

 

INFLUENCERS blog for Rio Grande

Mary Lee Hu
http://riograndeblog.com/influencers-jewelry-design-mary-lee-hu/
6/12/17

Ladyfingers
http://riograndeblog.com/influencers-jewelry-design-ladyfingers/
1/19/17

Michael Good
http://riograndeblog.com/influencers-jewelry-design-michael-good/
l0/13/16

Marthe Le Van
http://riograndeblog.com/influencers-jewelry-design-marthe-le-van/
7/29/16

Cindy Edelstein
http://riograndeblog.com/?s=cindy+edelstein
3/16/16

Sam Alfano
http://riograndeblog.com/influencers-in-jewelry-design-sam-alfano/
12/1/15

Ronda Coryell
http://riograndeblog.com/influencers-in-jewelry-design-ronda-coryell/
7/16/15

Linda Darty, Renaissance Woman
http://riograndeblog.com/influencers-jewelry-design-linda-darty-renaissance-woman/
1/19/15

George Sawyer &  His Alchemy-voodoo-magic
http://riograndeblog.com/influencers-jewelry-design-george-sawyer-alchemy-voodoo-magic/
12/12/14

Alexander Calder and The Bauhaus
http://riograndeblog.com/influencers-jewelry-design-alexander-calder-bauhaus/
11/3/14

Ramona Solberg
http://riograndeblog.com/influencers-jewelry-design-ramona-solberg/
9/29/14

Influencers in Jewelry Design, Part One: Invitation to a Conversation
http://riograndeblog.com/influencers/
Introduction
9/29/14